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Regional Coastal Environment Plan (RCEP)

  • Status: Operative 8 November 2014
  • Publicly notified: 30 August 2006
  • Decisions issued: 19 July 2008

The purpose of the Regional Coastal Environment Plan is to assist the Regional Council promote the sustainable management of natural and physical resources of the Hawke's Bay coastal environment. The RCEP sets out the issues relating to protection and enhancement of the coast, water quality, controls on activities and structures and coastal hazards.

The RCEP was prepared under the Resource Management Act.

Statutory Acknowledgements

Regional Coastal Environment Plan

Full Version - HB Regional Coastal Environment Plan (excl Schedules and Maps)

Table of Contents

Part A - Introduction

Part B - Matters of National Importance

Part C - Use and Development: Coastal Margin

Part D - Use and Development: Coastal Marine Area

Part E - Introduction to Coastal Environment Rules

Part F - Non-Regulatory Methods

Part G - Administrative Matter

Part H - Schedules

Part I - Glossary


Map Index
Map Legend
Map Data Sources
Map Advice Notes

Maps 01-09 - Mahanga to Mahia 
Maps 10-19 - Mahia to Tahaenui Station 
Maps 20-29 - Tahaenui Central to Waihua
Maps 30-39 - Mohaka East to Tangoio
Maps 40-49 - Tangoio East to Hardinge Road Offshore 1
Maps 50-59 - Port of Napier to Iron Pot
Maps 60-69 - Breakwater Road to Muddy Creek
Maps 70-79 - East Clive to Clifton East
Maps 80-89 - Haupouri North to Karakau
Maps 90-99 - Mangakuri North to Te Paerahi South

Maps 100-109 - Mahia Isthmus to Mohaka Coast North
Maps 110-119 - Mohaka Coast South to Waimarama Coast
Maps 120-125 - Karakau Coast to Whangaehu

Relevant Links

Ministry for the Environment
NZ Coastal Policy Statement 2010

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