Introduction

View the status of DOC's statutory planning documents - conservation management strategies, national park management plans and conservation management plans.

Updated March 2017.

View the published statutory planning documents.

Conservation management strategies (CMS)

CMS

Date

Status

Northland

September 2014

Current

Auckland

October 2014

Current

Waikato

September 2014

Current

Canterbury

September 2016

Current

Otago

September 2016

Current

Southland Murihiku
(includes subantarctic islands)

September 2016

Current

Nelson/Marlborough

September 1996

Review on hold

Chatham Islands

August 1999

Current

Wellington (includes part of Wanganui)

March 1996

Under review

East/CoastHawke’s Bay

October 1998/October 1994

Under review

Nga Whakahaere Takirua Under development Requirement of Ngati Porou Claim Settlement Act 2002

Bay of Plenty

December 1997

Under review

Wanganui

April 1997

Review not yet scheduled

Tongariro-Taupo

May 2002

Review not yet scheduled

West Coast

April 2010

Current

Stewart Island/Rakiura

February 2011

Current

Te Hiku

To be prepared

Treaty settlement requirement

National park management plans

National park

Date

Status

Abel Tasman National Park 2008-2018

Approved 9 October 2008

Current

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park 2004-2014

Approved  August 2004
Amendments approved by June 2012

Under review

Arthur’s Pass National Park 2007-2017

Approved  December 2007

Current

Egmont National Park 2001-2011

Approved  February 2002

Review not yet scheduled

Fiordland National Park 2007-2017

Approved June 2007

Current

Kahurangi National Park 2001-2011

Approved June 2001

Currently being amended

Mt Aspiring National Park 2011-2021

Approved June 2011

Current

Nelson Lakes National Park 2003-2009

Approved October

Review not yet scheduled

Paparoa National Park 1992-2002

Approved February 2017

Current

Rakiura National Park  2011-2021

Plan approved February 2011

Current

Westland National Park 2001-2011

Approved December 2001 

Under review

Whanganui National Park 2012-2022

Approved 9 August 2012

Current

Te Urewera 2003-2013

Approved February 2003 

Although Te Urewera has ceased to be a national park with the passage of the Te Urewera Act 2014, the plan remains in place until replaced
See Te Kawa o Te Urewera

Tongariro National Park 2006-2016

Approved October 2006

Partial review underway

Conservation management plans

Conservation management plan

Date

Status

Molesworth Recreation Reserve

Approved October 2013 by Nelson/Marlborough Conservation Board 

Current

Abel Tasman Foreshore Scenic Reserve
(adjoins Abel Tasman National Park)

Approved June 2012 by Management Plan Approval Committee 

Current

Te Waihora Joint

Approved December 2005

Current

Pukenui Forest 2006-2016

Approved December 2006 by Whangarei District Council and Northland Conservation Board

Current

Coromandel Peninsula Conservation Land

Approved 2002

To be revoked 

J M Barker (Hapupu) National Historic Reserve 1998-2008

Approved in 1998

To be revoked

Kaimanawa Forest Park 2007-2017

Approved June 2007

Current

Loch Katrine Recreation Reserve

Approved September 1998

To be revoked

Ruahine Forest Park 1992-2002

Approved 1992

To be revoked once Wellington and Hawkes Bay CMS revisions completed

Farewell Spit Nature Reserve/Puponga Recreation Reserve

Approved December 1990

To be revoked  once Nelson/Marlborough CMS review completed

Te Waikoropupu Springs

Approved April 2009 by Nelson/Marlborough Conservation Board

Current

Te Tapui Tokotoru (includes Moutohora Wildlife Management Reserve, Ohope Scenic Reserve and Tauwhare Pa Scenic Reserve)

Approved October 2008 by joint management committee established under the Ngati Awa Claims Settlement Act 2005

Current

Pukekura Reserves (Taiaroa Head)

Approved April 2012 by Otago Conservation Board for Taiaroa Head Nature Reserve and Taiaroa Head Foreshore Wildlife Sanctuary
Approved May 2012 by Dunedin City Council in respect to the other reserves

Current

Te Hauturu o Toi/Little Barrier Island

 

Under development. Requirement of Ngati Manuhiri Treaty Claims Settlement Act 2012

Whirinaki Te Pua Tāne

 

Under development. Requirement of Ngati Whare Treaty Claims Settlement Act 2012

Rangitoto, Motutapu, Motuihe, and Motukorea

 

Under development Requirement of Ngā Mana Whenua o Tāmaki Makaurau Collective Redress Act 2014

Wairau (Boulder Bank and Te Pokohiwi)

 

Under development. Requirement of Rangitane ki Wairau in Te Tau Ihu Treaty Settlement Act 2014

Kapiti Island

 

Requirement of Ngati Toa Treaty Settlement Act 2014

Coromandel (excl. Moehau)

 

Requirement of Hauraki Collective Treaty Settlement (AIP)

Moehau

 

No action until Act passed. Requirement of Hauraki Collective Treaty Settlement (AIP)

Nga Motu/Sugarloaf Islands

 

Requirement of Te Atiawa and Taranaki Treaty Settlements AIP (Agreement in Principle)

Urupukapuka and Waewaetorea islands

Approved 1984

To be revoked

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