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.
Have your say on the review of the Westland Tai Poutini National Park Management Plan.
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.