The process to construct a marina in the Bay of Islands
In the Bay of Islands of Northland, New Zealand there is only one marina of 108 berths. This in an area that is recognised as being one of the boating mecca's of New Zealand. There are around 1200 swing and pile moorings in the area which is about the maximun number provided for in the regional coastal plan. Demand is such that it is difficult to obtain a mooring and the only marina has a policy of giving local citizens first option to any marina berth that should become available. This Report aims to outline the existing situation in the Bay of Islands and then go on to follow through the necessary steps involved in preparing for and the process involved in putting up a proposal to build a marina. The likely Hearing process is outlined and the objectors to the Doves Bay marina development are surveyed to gauge the publics perceptions before and after the build.... [Show full abstract]
Fields of Research1205 Urban and Regional Planning; 050204 Environmental Impact Assessment; 1604 Human Geography
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