Supplementary Order Paper No 4

No 4

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Thursday, 16 February 2012

Nga Wai o Maniapoto (Waipa River) Bill


Proposed amendments

Hon Christopher Finlayson, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 8(1)

Replace Initial review (page 16, line 16) with Extension.

Replace section 36(4) has taken effect (page 16, line 17) with the vision and strategy is extended to include the Upper Waipa River and activities in its catchment affecting the Upper Waipa River under section 36(3) or (5).

Clause 35

Replace (4) (page 40, line 6) with (2).

Clause 36

Replace clause 36 (page 40, line 17, to page 41, line 9) with:

36 Process for extending vision and strategy to Upper Waipa River
  • (1) Within 3 months of the effective date, the co-governance entity must examine the vision and strategy for the purpose of considering whether amendments are required to ensure that the vision and strategy contributes to achieving the overarching purpose of this Act.

    (2) If the co-governance entity decides that amendments are required, it must develop and recommend the amendments, in the course of which it—

    • (a) must take into account the environmental plan and the Maniapoto objectives; and

    • (b) may consider whether the vision and strategy should reflect in its title its application to the Waipa River.

    (3) If subsection (2) applies, the vision and strategy is extended to include the Upper Waipa River and activities in its catchment affecting the Upper Waipa River on the date specified under section 9(4).

    (4) If the co-governance entity decides that amendments are not required, it must notify its decision to the Crown, the Trust, and the other appointers.

    (5) If subsection (4) applies, the vision and strategy is extended to include the Upper Waipa River and activities in its catchment affecting the Upper Waipa River on the date of the notification.


Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper replaces the process in clause 36 for extending the vision and strategy to the Upper Waipa River with a new process. The existing process is no longer suitable because the initial review of the vision and strategy that it envisaged happening has in fact happened.