Water Conservation Order: Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers

On 30 August 2019, the Special Tribunal released a recommendation report on this application for a Water Conservation Order for the Ngaruroro and Clive rivers under the Resource Management Act (1991).

We managed the application process and supported the Special Tribunal.

Latest update - 4 October 2019

Erratum: Special Tribunal's recommendation report

There is a small transposition error in the signed recommendation report of the Special Tribunal dated 30 August 2019. The Special Tribunal has issued an erratum and the version of the recommendation report that was made available on this website on 30 August has been corrected accordingly.

Erratum from the Special Tribunal (pdf 23KB)

1 October 2019

Submission lodged with the Environment Court

On 1 October 2019, the EPA served notice on persons who made submissions on the original WCO application that eight parties have lodged further proceedings with the Environment Court under s 209 of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) in respect of the Special Tribunal’s recommendation report.

Visit this page to view documents lodged with the Environment Court and key information about this process

30 August 2019

Special Tribunal's Recommendation Report released

The Special Tribunal has deliberated on the Water Conservation Order application, and has issued its report and recommendations to the Minister for the Environment for his consideration.

Visit this page to view the report and key information about the release, including the s208(2)(c) notice

About the application

The application concerns the entire length of the Ngaruroro River, the tributaries, hydraulically connected groundwater, and the 7 km long Clive River.

About the Special Tribunal

A Special Tribunal was set up to consider the application for a Water Conservation Order for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers.

Application documents

Read the application documents for a Water Conservation Order on the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers.

Original notification and submissions

Read about the notification and submissions received for the Water Conservation Order for Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers.

Tribunal minutes and directions

Minutes and directions of the Special Tribunal. Please check this page regularly for further correspondence from the Special Tribunal.

Tribunal Correspondence

Read requests to the Tribunal from the applicants, submitters, local authorities and other parties. The response may be as a Tribunal minute and direction.

Evidence

Here you'll find evidence provided by the applicants and submitters related to Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the Ngaruroro and Clive River Water Conservation Order hea...

Reports and advice

Read reports, advice, and joint witness statements from expert conferencing for the Water Conservation Order for Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers.

Hearings

Read information about the hearing, evidence presented, and hearing schedule updates for the Water Conservation Order for Ngaruroro and Clive rivers.

Contact us

Contact the Water Conservation Order: Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers project team.

Previous updates

Read previous web updates on the Water Conservation Order application.

Additional notification and submissions

The Water Conservation Order for Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers was re-notified on 25 July 2018. Read about the additional notification and submissions received.

Special Tribunal's Recommendation Report

The Special Tribunal for the Water Conservation Order application for the Ngaruroro and Clive rivers publicly released its report on 30 August 2019.

Documents lodged with the Environment Court

Eight parties have lodged further proceedings with the Environment Court regarding the Special Tribunal's recommendation report on the Water Conservation Order ...