National Water Conservation (Ahuriri River) Order 1990

2 Interpretation
  • In this order, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Act means the Water and Soil Conservation Act 1967

    gorge flow means the daily mean flow of the Ahuriri River as estimated by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research from measurements at the South Diadem recorder site maintained by that department at the Ahuriri River (map reference NZMS 1 S108 458406)

    lake includes pond, tarn, and lagoon; but does not include swamp, marsh, bog, or other wetland

    protected waters means—

    • (a) the Ahuriri River, excluding the east branch, from its source at map reference NZMS 1 S99 400883 to its entry into Lake Benmore; and

    • (b) the Omarama Stream downstream of the bridge at map reference NZMS 1 S116 579310; and

    • (c) all rivers, streams, and lakes which are situated—

      • (i) between the Ahuriri River and a line drawn 400 metres from its true left bank commencing at map reference NZMS 1 S99 366745 and continuing to Lake Benmore; and

      • (ii) between the Ahuriri River and a line drawn 400 metres from the true right bank commencing at map reference NZMS 1 S99 364745; then along the formed Birchwood Road to its junction with State Highway 8; then along State Highway 8 to map reference NZMS 1 S116 558361; then along a line drawn 400 metres from the true right bank and continuing to Lake Benmore.