Introduction

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

Updated January 2018.

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

Under review

Chatham Islands

August 1999

Review not yet scheduled

Wellington (includes part of Wanganui)

March 1996

Under review

East Coast/Hawke’s Bay

October 1998/October 1994

Under review

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

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

A requirement of the Ngāi Takoto/Ngāti Kuri/Te Aupouri/Te Rarawa Claims Settlement Acts 2015.

To be prepared

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

Review not yet scheduled

Kahurangi National Park 2001-2011

13 June 2001. Partial review approved 8 December 2010. Amendment approved 3 April 2017.

Current

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

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

Review not yet scheduled

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 March 2013 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 Nature Reserve

Approved by Ngāti Maunhiri Settlement Trust and Auckland Conservation Board on 16 August 2017. Operative 2 October 2017

Current

Whirinaki Te Pua Tāne Conservation Park

Approved by Te Runanga o Ngāti Whare and Bay of Plenty Conservation Board. Operative 9 October 2017

Current

Rangitoto, Motutapu, Motuihe, and Motukorea

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

Under development

Wairau (Boulder Bank and Te Pokohiwi)

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

Under development

Kapiti Island

Requirement of Ngati Toa Treaty Settlement Act 2014

To be prepared

Coromandel (excl. Moehau)

Requirement of Hauraki Collective Treaty Settlement (AIP)

To be prepared

Moehau

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

To be prepared

Nga Motu/Sugarloaf Islands

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

Review not yet scheduled

Urupukapuka and Waewaetorea islands

Approved 1984

To be revoked

 

13 June 2001. Partial review approved 8 December 2010. Amendment approved 3 April 2017.
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