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.

Latest update - 23 February 2018

In the wake of weather events during the week of the 19 February, we are aware that some areas of Golden Bay and Takaka currently have reduced mail services.

Should you wish to submit a hard copy submission, please visit Takaka Memorial Library, who will assist in sending your submission electronically to the EPA.

Takaka Memorial Library opening hours are:

Monday - Thursday 9.30 a.m - 5.00 p.m
Friday 9.30 a.m - 6.00 p.m
Saturday 9.30 a.m - 1.00 p.m

If you are in Collingwood and wish to submit a hard copy submission, please visit Collingwood Area School who will assist in sending your submission electronically to the EPA.

Collingwood Area School opening hours are:

Monday - Friday 9.00 a.m - 3.00 p.m

Please note the closing date for submissions to be received by the EPA is 4 p.m. on Wednesday 28 February, 2018.

About the application

The parties' conservation order seeks protection of Te Waikoropupū Springs on the basis of cultural, scientific, ecological, and recreational values.

Application documents

The application documents prepared by the applicants and submitted to the Ministry for the Environment are available here

About the Special Tribunal

A Special Tribunal was set up to consider this water conservation order application.

Submissions and Notification

The Water Conservation Order for Te Waikoropupū was publicly notified on 31 January 2018. Submissions close at 4 pm, 28 February 2018.

Contact us

Contact the WCO: Te Waikoropupū Springs project team.

Tribunal minutes and directions

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