The Hurunui and Waiau River Regional Plan(external link) is operative and provides a framework for the sustainable management of water resources in the Hurunui, Waiau and Jed catchments. It is unique to the Hurunui Waiau water zone. You can find the Hurunui and Waiau River Regional Plan and background documents below.
View Plan Change 1 and make a submission
Proposed Plan Change 1 is now open for submissions. Find out more below.
Change 1 - Dryland Farming
The proposed Plan Change aims to ensure that dryland farming in the Hurunui Waiau zone is not unreasonably constrained by the "10% rule" in the Hurunui and Waiau River Regional Plan.