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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.

The period for submissions closed on  31 October.