Hamilton Southern Links - Notice of Requirements

Project overview

Hamilton City Council, Waipa District Council and Waikato District Council (the Territorial Authorities) have received Notices of Requirement from the NZ Transport Agency (the Transport Agency) and Hamilton City Council (the Requiring Authorities) to designate new land associated with the construction, operation and maintenance of the Hamilton Southern Links roading network.  The Transport Agency has also served a Notice of Requirement on the Hamilton City Council to alter the existing Designation for State Highway 1 near the Cobham Drive Bridge.

An overview map of the Southern Links Network Designations can be viewed here.

The Notices of Requirement within Hamilton City are outlined below:

Alteration to Designation 81/E81
The Transport Agency as the requiring authority has lodged a Notice of Requirement pursuant to section 181 of the RMA to alter the existing State Highway 1 designation on the western and eastern approaches to the Cobham Bridge to enable widening of the bridge to four lanes.

Designation 111
Hamilton City Council as the requiring authority has lodged a Notice of Requirement pursuant to section 168A of the RMA to designate an arterial transportation network to and through the Peacocke Growth Area of Hamilton generally as provided for in the Peacocke Structure Plan, including a bridge crossing the Waikato River from the Hamilton Ring Road Extension.

Designation 112
The Transport Agency as the requiring authority has lodged a Notice of Requirement pursuant to section 168 of the RMA to designate a new state highway route at the south-western edge of Hamilton City.  This includes a proposed at-grade roundabout at the intersection of Southern Links with Greenwood Street and Kahikatea Drive.

Resource Consents
Hamilton City Council has a lodged Resource Consent application (Application Number APP127680) with Waikato Regional Council to construct bridges crossing the Waikato River at Cobham Drive and over the Mangakotukutuku Stream.

Designation Process

This project comprises of five Notices of Requirements and two resource consents which were notified on the 29 January 2014. Submissions close at 5.00pm on Friday 28th February 2014. ​​

For technical matters concerning the Notices of Requirement
For further information contact the Hamilton City Council, Waikato District Council and Waipa District Council's joint contact, Andrew Cumberpatch, at MWH NZ Ltd on 07 858 7607.

For technical matters pertaining to the consent applications
For further information on the Resource Consents please contact Brian Richmond on 0800 800 402.

For submission lodgement, hearing organisation and its protocols
The Administration is being managed by Rice Resources Ltd, contact Steve Rice on 07 846 5267 / 021 191 2346 or by email at: steve@riceres.co.nz

For any other queries concerning the Hamilton Southern Links Project such as property matters
Please contact Grant Eccles at AECOM on 0508 7846 5465 or southern.links@aecom.com


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