The purpose of the Wairau/Awatere Resource Management Plan is to promote the sustainable management of the natural and physical resources of the Wairau/Awatere area including the coastal environment. The Plan is a combined plan containing the regional, regional coastal and district plans for the Wairau and Awatere Valleys. The Plan sets out the objectives and policies and methods, including rules, to resolve issues and to promote the sustainable management of the Wairau/Awatere area.
Plan Status and Changes
The Plan was made operative in part on 9 March 2009. The Regional Coastal, Regional and District Plan became operative in full on 25 August 2011.
The proposed Wairau/Awatere Resource Management Plan comprises three volumes.
Review of the Wairau Awatere Resource Management Plan
The Plan is currently under review.
How Can I Purchase A Printed Copy?
Printed copies can be purchased. To order see How to get the Plans
Contains issues to be addressed by the Plan as a whole, the objectives, policies and methods to be used in promoting sustainable management of the natural and physical resources of the Wairau/Awatere.
Sets out the rules to achieve the objectives, policies and methods including assessment criteria for those activities that require resource consents.
Contains the planning maps for the Wairau/Awatere Resource Management Plan.
From time to time the Council also puts forward proposals to change its resource management plan. The variations and proposed plan changes can be viewed.