At the conclusion of the previous Threat Management Plan (TMP) review (Māui dolphin section only), Ministers stated that the next full Hector's and Māui Threat Management Plan review would take place in 2018.
The table below outlines the key milestones in the lead up to the review.
See a glossary of acronyms used in this table.
|TMP review stage
|Development of goals and objectives for the review
||May - June 2018
||Engagement with iwi and stakeholders on goals and objectives development.
|Risk Assessment workshop
|Draft consultation document of management options
||August - September 2018
||Engagement with iwi and stakeholders on development of threat management options for consultation document.
|Consultation document to Ministers for approval
|Formal public consultation
||November - December 2018
|Analysis of submissions and draft decision document
||December 2018 - February 2019
||Engagement with iwi and stakeholders on final options to Ministers.
|Decision document to Ministers
Note that this is a tentative timeline and is subject to change by Ministers.
Meeting and progress updates will be published here as they become available.
AEWG: Aquatic Environment Working Group
C-POD: Cetacean and POrpoise Detectors
CSP: Conservation Services Programme
DOC: Department of Conservation
MPI: Ministry for Primary Industries
MRAG: Maui dolphin Research Advisory Group
NIWA: National Institute of Water and Atmosphere
UofA: University of Auckland