Waikato CMS review process

The process for reviewing a conservation management strategy is set out in the Conservation Act 1987. The table below shows the process and timeframes for the Waikato CMS review.

WhatWhen
DOC prepares Draft Waikato CMS Completed November 2012
Draft Waikato CMS publicly notified 5 December 2012
Submissions close 15 March 2013
Hearings held May 2013
DOC prepares responses to submissions prepared and revises Draft Waikato CMS Completed August 2013
Waikato Conservation Board considers DOC's responses to submissions and the Revised Draft Waikato CMS In progress
Waikato Conservation Board refers the Recommended Draft Waikato CMS to the New Zealand Conservation Authority Early 2014
New Zealand Conservation Authority considers the Recommended Draft Waikato CMS and consults with the Minister of Conservation Early to mid 2014
Minister of Conservation considers the Recommended Draft Waikato CMS and provides comments Late 2014
New Zealand Conservation Authority approves the Waikato CMS Late 2014
The Approved Waikato CMS is published and implemented Late 2014

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Waikato District Office
73 Rostrevor St
Private Bag 3072
Hamilton 3240
Ph: + 64 9 858 1000
Email: cmsnorthisland@doc.govt.nz