About the application
The parties' conservation order seeks protection of Te Waikoropupū Springs on the basis of cultural, scientific, ecological, and recreational values.
Two parties lodged an application for a water conservation order for Te Waikoropupū Springs with the Minister for the Environment.
The applicants seek protection of:
The application states that the rivers have certain outstanding values including:
The applicants seek protection of these values through a number of conditions contained in the draft order appended to the application.
To view the application documents, see related content 'Application documents' at the bottom of the page.
On 5 June 2017, the Minister for the Environment accepted the application and referred it to a special tribunal for consideration.