Download consultation documents, background and technical papers, and reports from expert groups about the draft Freshwater Plan Change.
|Wai, It Matters (English) (PDF 3.07 MB)
Wai, It Matters (Te Reo Māori) (PDF 3.07 MB)
|This is a short, easy-to-read summary of what the draft Freshwater Plan Change is about, what the key draft rule changes are, and how to have your say.
|The Draft Freshwater Plan Change: Have Your Say (PDF 11.15 MB)
|As our main consultation document, this gives an overview of what the draft Freshwater Plan Change is about, the background and development of the plan, the current state of our freshwater and our targets for the future. It also summarises key draft rule changes and actions, and tells you how to have your say.
|The Draft Freshwater Plan Change: Have Your Say on Stock Exclusion (PDF 1.37 MB)
|This document focuses on the draft rule changes about excluding stock from waterways, wetlands, and highly erodible land.
We expect this document will be of most interest to landowners and farmers.
|The Draft Freshwater Plan Change: Targeted Water Allocation Policy (PDF 1.37 MB)
|This document provides the background and rationale for a potential new policy on targeted water allocation, and describes how the policy could work.
|The Draft Freshwater Plan Change (PDF 12.08 MB)
|This detailed document presents draft changes to our Regional Policy Statement and our Regional Plan. These documents cover the management of natural and physical resources in Te Taitokerau Northland.
|The Draft Action Plan (PDF 1.56 MB)
|This detailed document sets out the actions Northland Regional Council could take to support efforts to improve freshwater
|Freshwater Plan Change: Vision, Values, and Objectives (PDF 1.24 MB)
|The draft Freshwater Plan Change has fundamental changes in its vision, values and objectives. This document summaries the changes.
|The Draft Freshwater Plan Change: Background Information Summary Report (PDF 2.94 MB)
This document summarises the evidence and information used to develop the Draft Freshwater Plan Change, particularly as this relates to:
|The Draft Tāngata Whenua Provisions Workshop Report (PDF 834 KB)
|This document summarises material presented to councillors in workshops to develop the Draft Freshwater Plan Change, particularly relating to advice and recommendations from the Tāngata Whenua Water Advisory Group endorsed by Te Taitokerau Māori and Council working party (TTMAC).
|Riparian Setbacks: Summary of the Science (PDF 1.14 MB)
|This paper reviews and summarises the published research on the functions provided by riparian setbacks and their effectiveness as a tool to support the draft Freshwater Plan Change.
|Ngā Roimata o Ngā Atua: The Tears of Ranginui and Papatūānuku (PDF 4.45 MB)
|A recommendation report to support the development of Te Mana o Te Wai in Te Taitokerau.
|Te Reo Māori summary - Ngā Roimata o Ngā Atua: The Tears of Ranginui and Papatūānuku (PDF 487 KB)
|Te Reo Māori summary of TWWAG’s recommendation report to support the development of Te Mana o Te Wai in Te Taitokerau.
|English Summary - Ngā Roimata o Ngā Atua: The Tears of Ranginui and Papatūānuku (PDF 491 KB)
|English summary of TWWAG’s recommendation report to support the development of Te Mana o Te Wai in Te Taitokerau.
|Voices of Ngā Wai Māori ki te Taitokerau: A Case Study Report (PDF 2.53 MB)
|Case studies focused on wai Maori, lessons learned and key themes, issues and opportunities identified by mana whenua in regards freshwater management.
|Te Mana Me Te Mauri O Te Wai: A Discussion Document for Te Taitokerau (PDF 1.02 MB)
|A summary of the reviewed literature, mātauranga/knowledge, and kōrero of wai/water in Te Tai Tokerau.
For more information about the Tāngata Whenua Water Advisory Group, please visit the Tāngata Whenua Water Advisory Group page.
|This report outlines the challenges and opportunities for the primary sector in Northland and gives preliminary high-level feedback on a freshwater plan change framework.
For more information about the Primary Sector Liaison Group, please visit the Primary Sector Liaison Group page.