Water Conservation (Kawarau) Amendment Order 2013

2013/450

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Water Conservation (Kawarau) Amendment Order 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 11th day of November 2013

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 214 of the Resource Management Act 1991, His Excellency the Governor-General makes the following order, acting—

  • (a) on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

  • (b) on the recommendation of the Minister for the Environment (whose recommendation has been made in accordance with a report of the Environment Court under section 213 of that Act).

Order

1 Title
  • This order is the Water Conservation (Kawarau) Amendment Order 2013.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

3 Principal order
4 Clause 7 revoked (Provisions for Nevis River)
5 Schedule 2 amended

Schedule
Amendments to Schedule 2 of principal order

cl 5

Replace All map references NZMS 1 with All map references are NZMS 1 unless otherwise stated.

Item relating to Nevis River mainstem gorge from Nevis Crossing to Kawarau River confluence

Replace the item relating to Nevis River mainstem gorge from Nevis Crossing to Kawarau River confluence with:

Nevis River mainstem gorge from Nevis Crossing to Kawarau River confluence (NZTM: 5002690.6 N, 1287862.0 E to 4989927.5 N, 1285354.6 E) 
  • (a) native fishery habitat (non-migratory galaxiids);

  • (c) wild and scenic characteristics;

  • (e) recreational purposes, in particular fishing and kayaking.

 
  • (i) no damming or diversion allowed;

  • (ii) water quality to be managed to Class CR, Class F, and Class FS standards.

Item relating to Nevis River mainstem above Nevis Crossing to source

Replace the item relating to Nevis River mainstem above Nevis Crossing to source with:

Nevis River mainstem above Nevis Crossing to source (NZTM: 4989927.5 N, 1285354.6 E to 4959907.3 N, 1269995.5 E) 
  • (a) native fishery habitat (non-migratory galaxiids);

  • (c) scenic characteristics;

  • (d) scientific – biogeographic river capture;

  • (e) recreational purposes, in particular fishing.

 
  • (i) no damming or diversion allowed;

  • (ii) water quality to be managed to Class F and Class FS standards.

New item relating to Nevis River tributaries

After the item relating to Nevis River mainstem above Nevis Crossing to source, insert:

Nevis River tributaries 
  • (a) native fishery habitat (non-migratory galaxiids).

  

Michael Webster,
for Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, amends the Water Conservation (Kawarau) Order 1997. The amendments are in accordance with those recommended by the majority report of the Environment Court in Decision [2013] NZEnvC 131 (11 June 2013).


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 14 November 2013.

This order is administered by the Ministry for the Environment.