See a summary of submissions on the proposed new levy to fund the Game Animal Council’s activities and find out what the next steps are.
A run of the river hydro scheme application by Westpower Limited has been declined.
The Minister of Conservation has granted a concession to Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd for a licence to occupy Whakapapa ski area.
Have your say on the discussion paper for a proposed conservation and environment science roadmap. Submissions close 7 September 2016.
Have your say on the review of the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Management Plan.
The proposed amendment was to extend the Heaphy Track mountain biking season to 1 April – 30 November, excluding Easter. Submissions closed 12 July 2016.
The draft Conservation Services Programme Annual Plan for 2016/17 contains the research proposals that will be subject to cost recovery from the commercial fishing industry.
A consultation on a range of options and recommendations for mitigating both human-induced and natural threats to New Zealand sea lions/rāpoka was run in August 2016.
DOC seeks submissions about any changes in status of New Zealand vascular plant taxa. Submissions closed 31 July 2016.
Have your say on a proposal for a new approach to marine protection in New Zealand. Submissions closed 11 March 2016.
The Paparoa National Park Management Plan became operative on 1 February 2017 following a full, formal review.