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

You can access further information on the Plan and background documents below. Planning Maps for the Plan can also be viewed via Canterbury Maps(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materials for the Waimakariri River Regional Plan, including documents surrounding Plan Change 1 in 2011, have been archived.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

View all decision documents on Plan Change 2.