These principles are a tool to guide the NZCA, its contribution to, and/or response to issues relating to coastal management.
Read the NZCA's Code of Practice.
Read the NZCA's committee structure policy which sets out guidelines on the constitution, structure, and function of Authority committees.
The NZCA's Communication and Engagement Plan is a tool to guide the Authority, ensuring a consistent approach to communication and engagement.
Read the NZCA's policy for managing conflicts of interests.
The 2005 Conservation General Policy is the highest level of statutory policy for conservation management.
Read the NZCA procedure for the consideration of consideration of conservation management strategies (CMS) and management plans (Plan).
Read the content and format check sheet for conservation management strategies (CMS) and management plans (Plan) presented to the New Zealand Conservation Authority
Read the New Zealand Conservation Authorities criteria for consideration of national park management plans
New Zealand’s freshwater resources are approaching crisis point. These principles guide the NZCA's contribution and response to freshwater management.
The 2005 General Policy for National Parks provides guidance for managing national parks.
NZCA has developed marine principles that include governance, conservation and protection, and sustainable use of the marine environment.
Read the New Zealand Conservation Authorities procedure after notification of Nature Heritage Fund acquisition of land for national park
Read NZCA's process for the preparation of submissions
Learn how the NZCA best gives effect to section 4 of the Conservation Act 1987: “This Act shall be so interpreted and administered as to give effect to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.”
These principles are proposed as a tool to guide the assessment of the Authority’s role, its contribution and/or response to issues relating to the South Island high country.
Read NZCA's standards against which the NZCA will assess each conservation management strategy.
New Zealand Conservation Authorities statement of expectations for conservation management strategies (CMS), national park management plans (NPMP), and conservation management plans (CMP).
The NZCA has developed ‘bottom line’ principles that should apply to arrangements for public walking access.