Proposed Plan Change 3C (Waiwera catchment minimum flow) had legal effect from 13 December 2014.

Following appeal resolution, the operative Plan Change 3C (Waiwera catchment minimum flow) had full legal effect from 1 March 2016. 

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Plan Change 3C (Waiwera catchment minimum flow) introduces a primary and supplementary allocation and minimum flow regime for the Waiwera catchment. This catchment is currently shown in Maps 13 and 15 of the Water Plan Maps.

Council notified Proposed Plan Change 3C (Waiwera catchment minimum flow) on Saturday 13 December 2014. Following the submission and hearing process, the Council publicly notified its decision on the plan change on Saturday 8 August 2015.

Two appeals on the council’s decisions were made to the Environment Court (under clause 14 of the First Schedule of the RMA). The appeals affected the irrigation season primary allocation minimum flow and the supplementary minimum flow, and were resolved by mediation.

The resolution to make Plan Change 3C operative was made on 10 February 2016, and this was publicly notified on 20 February 2016. Plan change 3C is operative from 1 March 2016.

Page last updated 21 June 2024.