Thursday, 22 August 2019


Public notification of New Chum Beach opens today

Public notification of New Chum Beach opens today

The application to subdivide land at New Chum Beach (Wainuiototo Bay Whangapoua) is open for submissions from today.

The notification period will run for 20 working days (not counting statutory holidays and will close on Monday 16 February at 4:00pm.

The application has been made by Ross and Deidre Mear for a four lot subdivision, all approximately 15 hectares in size, together with a fifth "beach conservation lot," of 1.2 hectares. The beach lot is proposed as a conservation area allowing for public access along the beach.

Public inspection files are available at all TCDC offices, including the Mercury Bay Library in Whitianga and also at the Whangapoua Store.



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