Whenua parakino – contaminated land guidance

Submissions for this consultation have now closed. 

Seeking feedback on Whenua parakino – contaminated land guidance

Contaminated land is commonly encountered across Waka Kotahi infrastructure delivery (capital works) and maintenance and operation activities. Waka Kotahi is seeking feedback on the draft Whenua parakino – contaminated land guidance document.

The main aims of the guidance document are to:

  • align Waka Kotahi policy with national legislation and guidance
  • explain contaminated land concepts and key considerations
  • outline Waka Kotahi expectations for contaminated land investigations
  • include Māori perspectives and ecological considerations. 

Download the draft guidance document:

Please send your feedback to environment@nzta.govt.nz with the subject line of Whenua parakino – contaminated land guidance by Thursday 6 October 2022.

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