Variation 3: Meretoto/Ship Cove (including Motuara Island) Heritage Resource


Variation 3 proposes to include Meretoto/Ship Cove (including Motuara Island) as a Heritage Resource in the proposed Marlborough Environment Plan. Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga have previously entered the site into the New Zealand Heritage List/Rārangi Kōrero as a ‘Historic Place Category 1’ (List number 9900). In accordance with Section 6, Resource Management Act 1991, Council needs to recognise and provide for the protection of historic heritage from inappropriate subdivision, use and development.

Submissions closed on 11 April 2023 with Council receiving 6 submissions. The Summary of Submissions was notified 22 June 2023. The period for further submissions closed on 21 July 2023 with no further submissions being received. A hearing on Variation 3 was held in February 2024.

On 29 May 2024, the decision on Variation 3 was publicly notified and the Proposed Marlborough Environment Plan amended in accordance with the decision.

Important documents

Document Size (kb) Date
Background Information - Variation 3.pdf 920.91 20/01/2023
Public Notice of Decision on Submissions on Variation 3.pdf 61.17 27/05/2024

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