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Action for healthy waterways: A discussion document on national direction for our essential freshwater

Publication date:  September 2019
Publication reference number:  ME 1427

This document sets out proposals stop the degradation of waterways and restore them to a healthy state. It seeks feedback on a new National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management, National Environmental Standards for Freshwater, Sources of Drinking Water, and Wastewater, and regulations under Section 360 of the Resource Management Act in relation to stock exclusion and water metering.

Have your say on the consultation

The official closing date for submissions is 17 October 2019 at 5pm. However, submissions will be accepted for a further two weeks beyond that date, until 31 October.