Te Waikoropupū Springs WCO recommendation
17 March 2020
The Special Tribunal considering the Water Conservation Order (WCO) application for Te Waikoropupū Springs and associated water bodies has issued its recommendation report to the Minister for the Environment for his consideration.
This application sought protection of Te Waikoropupū Springs on the basis of cultural, scientific, ecological, and recreational values. A Water Conservation Order is made by an Order in Council issued by the Governor General on the recommendation of the Minister.
Our role in this decision-making process has been to provide administrative and secretariat support to the Special Tribunal.