Welcome to GW's Hearings Portal for the proposed Natural Resources Plan. 

Hearing Streams 1 to 6 are almost complete.  Right of Replies on Hearing Streams 5 and 6 topics will be provided to the Panel on the week commencing 30 July 2018, at the Westpac Stadium, Wellington.

All updates and information will continue to be made available on the portal.

The Panel will notify its decisions on submissions by 30 November 2018.

If you have questions about the plan or the hearings, please contact us

Please note: If you visit the Portal and cannot see the Hearing Schedule tab, we may be making some updates to it so please come back and try again later.

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Hearing Schedule:

Hearing Stream 1   Overall policy framework for the proposed plan, Beneficial Use and Development, & Areas and sites with significant mana whenua values 22 May 2015  
Hearing Stream 2 Air Quality Management, Land use in riparian margins and stock access to water bodies, & Soil Conservation 10 July 2017  
Hearing Stream 3 Water Allocation & Natural Form and Function 5 September 2017  
Hearing Stream 4 Water quality & Stormwater 12 February 2018  
Hearing Stream 5 Beds of lakes and rivers, Wetlands and Biodiversity, Discharges to land 

9 April 2018

ROR Hearing 30, 31 July

Hearing Stream 6 Coast, Natural Hazards, Significant historic heritage values, Contaminated land, and hazardous substances, Discharges within community drinking water supply protection areas

28 May 2018

ROR Hearing 1-3 August

Updates on the Proposed Natural Resources Plan hearing process will be provided periodically:

Click here to access - Update, 8 September 2017