Freshwater Management Amendments to the Regional Natural Resources Plan

06 April 2021

In accordance with s55(2A) of the Resource Management Act 1991, notice is given that the Bay of Plenty Regional Natural Resources Plan (RNRP) has been amended to:

  • insert clauses 22(1) natural inland wetlands, 3.24(1) rivers and 3.26(1) fish passage of the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020 resulting in new objective BW O3A and new policies IM P1A and WL P13;
  • remove the word ‘secondary’ from policy DW P6, and
  • insert a new definition of ‘functional need’

The amended RNRP is available online. The National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020 can be viewed online.

Fiona McTavish
Chief Executive

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