Waipara Catchment Plan
The Waipara Catchment Environmental Flow and Water Allocation Regional Plan (PDF File, 2.12MB) is operative.
The Plan aims to promote sustainable management of the catchment's rivers, streams and groundwater.
You can access further information on the Plan and background documents below. Planning Maps for the Plan can also be viewed via Canterbury Maps.
The Waipara Catchment Plan has been developed and is under review.
The Waipara Catchment Plan has been publicly notified.
Submissions to The Waipara Catchment Plan closed on 20 August 2010.
Hearings have ended.
Council made a decision 27 October 2011.
Council’s decisions were publicly notified and the appeals period has ended.
Council has made The Waipara Catchment Plan operative 16 June 2012.
- Waipara Catchment Environmental Flow and Water Allocation Regional Plan - Operative 16 June 2012 (PDF File, 2.12MB)
- Plan Change 5 (PDF File, 2.3MB)
- Public notice - NPSFM amendments to Freshwater Plans June 2018 (PDF File, 44.54KB)
National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020
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There was one appeal on the Waipara Catchment Environmental Flow and Water Allocation Regional Plan.