The National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014 (Freshwater NPS) sets out the objectives and policies for freshwater management under the Resource Management Act 1991. It came into effect on 1 August 2014.
The Freshwater NPS was amended in August 2017. The amended Freshwater NPS superseded the original 2014 version on 7 September 2017.
For summary information on the Freshwater NPS see the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management section on this website.