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National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014 (amended 2017)

Publication date:  August 2017
Publication reference number:  ME 1324

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 and amendments made in August 2017 took effect on 7 September 2017.

For more about the Freshwater NPS see the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management section on this website.

If you would like to see the changes made to Freshwater NPS in 2017, you can read the marked-up version. Otherwise, download a clean version of the Freshwater NPS from the sidebar.