Water Conservation Order: Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers

Decision Date: 30 August 2019

Six parties have made an application for a Water Conservation Order for the Ngaruroro and Clive rivers under the Resource Management Act (1991).

The EPA managed the application process and supported the Special Tribunal that considered and made a recommendation to the Minister.

Latest update - 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 WCO: 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.