IntroductionView consultations that began in 2016.
Proposal to establish a game trophy export levy for the Game Animal Council
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.
Hydro scheme concession application by Westpower Limited
A run of the river hydro scheme application by Westpower Limited was declined in 2019.
Intention to grant a licence concession to Ruapehu Alpine Lifts
The Minister of Conservation has granted a concession to Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd for a licence to occupy Whakapapa ski area.
Conservation and environment science roadmap proposal
Have your say on the discussion paper for a proposed conservation and environment science roadmap. Submissions close 7 September 2016.
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Management Plan review
Have your say on the review of the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Management Plan.
Kahurangi National Park Management Plan amendment
The proposed amendment was to extend the Heaphy Track mountain biking season to 1 April – 30 November, excluding Easter. Submissions closed 12 July 2016.
Draft Conservation Services Programme Annual Plan 2016/17
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.
Consultation on the Threat Management Plan for New Zealand sea lions/rāpoka
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.
New listing of the threatened status of New Zealand vascular plants
DOC seeks submissions about any changes in status of New Zealand vascular plant taxa. Submissions closed 31 July 2016.
New Marine Protected Areas Act
Have your say on a proposal for a new approach to marine protection in New Zealand. Submissions closed 11 March 2016.