Table of water conservation orders

This page lists New Zealand rivers and lakes with outstanding amenity or intrinsic values that have been recognised by a water conservation order. It includes a link to each gazetted order.

Table of water conservation orders

Name Reference number

Pre-RMA

Motu River 1984/20 [New Zealand Legislation website]
Rakaia River 1988/241 [New Zealand Legislation website]
National Water Conservation (Rakaia River) Amendment Order 2013 [New Zealand Gazette website]
Lake Wairarapa 1989/51 [New Zealand Legislation website]
Manganuioteao River 1989/52 [New Zealand Legislation website]
Lake Ellesmere 1990/155 [New Zealand Legislation website]
Ahuriri River 1990/156 [New Zealand Legislation website]
Grey River 1991/132 [New Zealand Legislation website]

Under the RMA

Rangitikei River 1993/15 [New Zealand Legislation website]
Kawarau River

1997/38 [New Zealand Legislation website]

2013/450 (Water Conservation (Kawarau) Amendment Order 2013) [New Zealand Legislation website]

Mataura River 1997/126 [New Zealand Legislation website]
Buller River 2001/139 [New Zealand Legislation website]
 
Motueka River 2004/258 [New Zealand Legislation website]
Mohaka River 2004/397 [New Zealand Legislation website]
Rangitata River 2006 [New Zealand Gazette website]
Oreti River 2008/127 [New Zealand Gazette website]

 

Reviewed:
28/08/14