ENVPL402-22X (BLK)

Plan and Consents

15 Points

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Division of Arts Law Psychology & Social Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Environmental Planning

Staff

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Convenor(s)

Lecturer(s)

Administrator(s)

: frances.douch@waikato.ac.nz

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: melanie.chivers@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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This paper is designed to provide students with skills and experience in the application of resource management plans and the resource consent process under the RMA. Students are engaged in experiential learning relevant to the practice of environmental planning and management in New Zealand.
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Paper Structure

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The paper content will be delivered by a combination of block teaching and online tuition. The first week of the coursewill comprise intensive sessions of campus-based teaching combined with practical workshops. A highlight of the course will be the contribution of local planners and resource managers as guest speakers. The following weeks will consist of online supervision of assignments related to resource consent applications and audits. The final weeks of the course will involve preparation for and participation in a mock hearing.

All components set out in the schedule below are compulsory.



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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Understand, navigate and apply district and regional plans
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  • Be familiar with the resource consent process established under the RMA
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  • Prepare a resource consent application
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  • Audit a resource consent for information requirements and for notification
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  • Prepare a s 42A planner's report
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  • Demonstrate readiness to undertake the role of reporting planner in a resource consent hearing
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  • Demonstrate experience in plan analysis and client reporting
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Assessment

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The assessment is closely tied to the learning outcomes. Each assessment task correlates to tasks a practicing resource management planner would be expected to perform. The assessments and workshops are based upon documents sourced from professional practice.

The paper will be assessed as set out in the assessment schedule.

For each assignment a separate assignment document will be provided to students.

The paper is co-taught with ENVPL508.

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Assignment 1: Preparing a resource consent application.
1 Aug 2022
3:00 PM
33.3
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Assignment 2: Auditing resource consent application/client report.
5 Sep 2022
3:00 PM
33.3
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Assignment 3: Preparing a s 42A report and mock hearing.
25 Oct 2022
9:00 AM
33.4
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
  • Presentation: In Class
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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A list of electronic readings will be made available
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Online Support

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Online support will be provided through Moodle.
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Workload

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The paper will comprise 28.5 contact hours carried out in week 1 of the course as set out in the outline below. The expected workload from students is 150 hours. Students will receive on-line support and feedback in relation to the assignments following the block course.
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Linkages to Other Papers

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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: ENVPL201 or ENVP206 or with the Programme Convenor's approval.

Corequisite(s)

Equivalent(s)

Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: ENVP408, ENVP508, ENVPL508

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