Water Conservation Order: Te Waikoropupū Springs
An application for a water conservation order for Te Waikoropupū Springs has been lodged with the Minister for the Environment.
The most up-to-date draft version of Te Waikoropupū Springs and the Arthur Marble Aquifer Water Conservation Order is available to read.
Te Waikoropupū Springs and the Arthur Marble Aquifer Water Conservation Order (pdf 727KB)
Latest update 20 December 2018
The hearing for this application closed in August 2018. Since then, the Special Tribunal members have been drafting their report to the Minister for the Environment.
At this stage we have been informed that the report is unlikely to be finished before the end of February 2019. We will provide more information as we receive it and expect to send out another update in March 2019.
The parties' conservation order seeks protection of Te Waikoropupū Springs on the basis of cultural, scientific, ecological, and recreational values.
The application documents prepared by the applicants and submitted to the Ministry for the Environment are available here
A Special Tribunal was set up to consider this water conservation order application.
The water conservation order for Te Waikoropupū Springs was publicly notified on 31 January 2018. Submissions closed at 4 pm, 14 March 2018.
Contact the WCO: Te Waikoropupū Springs project team.
Minutes and directions of the Special Tribunal. Please check this page regularly for further correspondence from the Special Tribunal.
The evidence provided by the applicants and submitters is now available.
Here you'll find information on the Te Waikoropupū Springs hearing, the hearing notice, and updates to the hearing schedule as these become available.
Here are all the previous web updates on the proposal.