National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014: Summary of recommendations and Minister for the Environment’s decision

Publication date: 
July 2014
Publication reference number: 
ME 1158

Proposed amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management were publicly notified on 7 November 2013. Public meetings and hui were held across New Zealand and submissions received. This report summarises the recommendations and the Minister’s decision on the recommendations following the consultation.

The Resource Management Act 1991 requires the Minister to provide every person who made a submission on the National Policy Statement with a summary of the recommendations and a summary of the Minister’s decision on the recommendations (including reasons for not adopting any recommendations). This report contains these summaries.

For the full report of recommendations see:

Report and recommendations on the proposed amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management and public submissions