Ngati Tuwharetoa, Raukawa, and Te Arawa River Iwi Waikato River Bill

  • enacted

Hon Christopher Finlayson

Ngati Tuwharetoa, Raukawa, and Te Arawa River Iwi Waikato River Bill

Government Bill

143—3

As reported from the committee of the whole House

Contents

Key

1 Title

2 Commencement

Part 1
Preliminary provisions

3 Overarching purpose of Act

4 Purpose of Act

5 Guiding principles of interpretation

6 How this Act applies to Ngati Tuwharetoa, Raukawa, and Te Arawa River Iwi

7 Interpretation

8 Act binds the Crown

Part 2
Co-governance of Waikato River

8A Relationship with Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act 2010

Recognition of vision and strategy for Waikato River

Te Ture Whaimana

9 Scope of vision and strategy

Status

10 Relationship of sections 11 to 15 with Resource Management Act 1991

11 Vision and strategy is part of Waikato Regional Policy Statement

12 Effect of vision and strategy on Resource Management Act 1991 planning documents

13 Updating Resource Management Act 1991 planning documents to conform with reviewed vision and strategy

14 Effect of vision and strategy on resource consent conditions and designations

15 Statement about vision and strategy in Conservation Act 1987 documents and Resource Management Act 1991 planning documents

16 Status of vision and strategy for other enactments

17 Duty to have particular regard to vision and strategy

Reviews

18 Initial review

19 Subsequent reviews

20 Purpose and conduct of reviews

Amendments

21 Amendments made by Order in Council

Establishment of, and granting of functions and powers to, Waikato River Authority

22 Establishment and purpose of Authority

General functions and powers

23 General functions

24 General powers

Resource consent functions

25 Accredited commissioners

26 Sections 27 to 31 apply to applications for resource consents relating to Waikato River

27 Notice of applications

28 Hearing committees

29 Call-ins

30 Section 100A of Resource Management Act 1991

31 Section 147(1)(c) of Resource Management Act 1991

Waikato River Clean-up Trust function

32 Trustee

Administrative provisions

33 Presentation of annual reports

34 Other provisions on Authority

Upper Waikato River integrated management plan

35 Meaning of Upper Waikato River integrated management plan

36 Preparation and approval of plan

37 Effect of components

38 Review and amendment of plan

39 What plan does not do

Part 3
Upper Waikato River co-management arrangements

Environmental plan

40 Preparation and availability

41 Effect

Joint management agreement

42 Duty to make

43 Scope

44 Contents

45 Principles for development and operation

46 Monitoring and enforcement

47 Preparation, review, change, or variation of Resource Management Act 1991 planning document

48 Resource consent process

49 Process for finalising

50 Suspension

51 Waiver of rights

52 Legal framework

53 Extension

54 Review and amendment

55 Other powers not affected

56 Exercise of powers in certain circumstances

Miscellaneous

57 Regulations and bylaws

57A Limitation on regulations and bylaws

58 Accords

59 Rule against perpetuities

60 Authority and Trusts: public bodies, entities, and authorities

Schedule 1
Vision and strategy for Waikato River

Schedule 2
Process to review vision and strategy

Schedule 3
Terms of Waikato River Clean-up Trust

Schedule 4
Waikato River Authority

Schedule 5
Upper Waikato River integrated management plan

Legislative history


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: