The Waimakariri River Regional Plan (PDF File, 5.35MB) - incorporating Change 1 and 2 - is operative.

The Plan promotes the sustainable and integrated management of the Waimakariri catchment's rivers, lakes, hydraulically-connected groundwater and river and lake beds. View the Waimakariri River Regional Plan maps (PDF File, 2.2MB)(external link). 

Note: Development materials for the Waimakariri River Regional Plan, including documents surrounding Plan Change 1 in 2011, have been archived.

Please contact the Advisory Team if you wish to access any of this material.

Current stage

7. Plan operative~~

National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020

View Plan Change 2

Plan Change 2

Plan Change 2 is operative. View all decision documents.