Wednesday 13th Nov, 10:30am



  • Janet Whiteside
    Auckland Council



This presentation will describe compliance under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA). It will cover

  • RMA warrants

  • Powers of entry & other powers

  • Carrying out site visits

  • Recording evidence - notes and photos

  • Making enforcement decisions and deciding appropriate enforcement

  • Infringement notices - use and preparation

  • Abatement notices - use, preparation and fishhooks


Janet Whiteside
Principal Specialist Regulatory Compliance (Investigations), Auckland Council


Janet Whiteside is the Principal Advisor Regulatory Compliance (Investigations) with the Auckland Council Regulatory Compliance Unit.  She graduated with an LLB from Auckland University and has been admitted to the Bar in New Zealand and Fiji.  She has been involved in compliance and enforcement for 30 years in organisations ranging from the then Race Relations Office to the Commerce Commission.  She has held senior positions in compliance and enforcement with Auckland Council, and previously Auckland Regional Council. 

PO Box 106481
Auckland City 1143


Tel: +64 9 520 6277

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