This page has information on current applications for new water conservation orders and for amendments to existing orders.
|Type of application||Water conservation order||Amendment to an existing water conservation order|
|Number of applications||2||1|
About the applications for a water conservation order
The application is for an aquifer that supplies Te Waikoropupū Springs (also known as Pupu Springs) in Golden Bay, Tasman.
Applicants: Ngāti Tama Ki Te Waipounamu Trust and Andrew Yuill.
Application status: Application status: Referred to a special tribunal by the Minister for the Environment on 14 July 2017.
Find out more about the current status of this application at Water Conservation Order: Te Waikoropupū Springs [Environmental Protection Authority website]
Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers
The application is for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers in Hawkes Bay.
- New Zealand Fish and Game Council
- Hawke’s Bay Fish and Game Council
- Ngati Hori Ki Kohupatiki
- Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of NZ
- Whitewater NZ and Jet Boating NZ.
Application Status: Referred to a special tribunal by the Minister for the Environment on 21 February 2017.
Find out more about the current status of this application at Water Conservation Order: Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers [Environmental Protection Authority website]
About the application to amend an existing order - Rakaia River
The application is to amend the National Water Conservation (Rakaia River) Order 1988. The water bodies it concerns are the tributaries of the Wilberforce River and/or Lake Coleridge (the Ryton River, and the Fisher and Gargarus Streams).
Applicant: Glenthorne Station Limited.
Application status: Submitted to Environment Canterbury to process under the Environment Canterbury (Temporary Commissioners and Improved Water Management) Act 2010.