Third sand mining consent bid open for submission
Submissions have opened for a third consent application to extract sand offshore from Pakiri and Mangawhai.
McCallum Bros has applied to extract up to 150,000 square metres of sand a year at a “mid shore” depth of 15 metres to 25 metres, for 35 years.
According to McCallum’s application, this consent would replace the near shore consent it had also sought to renew. It says if the mid shore consent is granted, it would withdraw its near shore application.
Residents can have their say on McCallum’s new application until December 10 at www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/have-yoursay/
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