Community feedback round three

Between 18 September and 27 October 2023, we returned to communities across Otago to discuss region-wide proposed new rules and regulations on a variety of topics.

These included:

  • Beds of lakes and rivers
  • Damming and diversion
  • Earthworks and drilling
  • Environmental flows and limits (water quantity
  • Other discharges
  • Primary production
  • Stormwater management
  • Threatened species
  • Solid waste management
  • Wastewater management
  • Wetlands

Some new rules and regulations for individual FMUs/rohe were also proposed.

These included:

  • Environmental outcomes
  • Target attribute states
  • FMU/rohe provisions
  • Environmental flows and levels and limits on take, diversion and damming of water
  • Lakes
  • River catchments

Thank you to everyone who provided feedback or came along to one of the community drop-ins to tell us what you want for land and water resources in our region. 

Drop in sessions

Catlins 

The Catlins community drop-ins were held at 11am and 3pm, Wednesday 4 October 2023 at the Owaka Memorial Community Centre. 

  

Dunedin & Coast 

The Dunedin & Coast community drop-ins were held at 11am and 3pm, Tuesday 19 September 2023 at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.

Dunstan 

The Dunstan community drop-ins were held at 11am and 3pm, Tuesday 17 October 2023 at the Cromwell & Districts Presbyterian Church.

Lower Clutha 

The Lower Clutha community drop-ins were held at 11am and 3pm, Thursday 5 October 2023 at the Cross Recreation Centre in Balclutha.

Manuherekia

The Manuherekia community drop-ins were held at 11am and 3pm, Friday 27 October 2023 at the Ophir Peace Memorial Hall.

  

North Otago 

The North Otago community drop-ins were held at 11am and 3pm, Monday 18 September 2023 at the Weston Hall.

  

Roxburgh 

The Roxburgh community drop-ins were held at 11am and 3pm, Wednesday 18 October 2023 at the Millers Flat Hall. 

  

Taieri 

The Taieri community drop-ins were held at 11am, Monday 9 October 2023 at the Maniototo Golf Club in Ranfurly and at 4pm, Monday 9 October 2023 at the Coronation Hall in Mosgiel. 

Upper Lakes 

The Upper Lakes community drop-ins were held at 11am and 3pm, Monday 16 October 2023 at the Lake Wānaka Centre. 

Online sessions

A region-wide online drop-in session was held at 11am, Friday 6 October 2023 and a Queenstown online drop-in session was held at 7pm, Tuesday 10 October 2023.

 

 

Watch the online discussions (kōrero)

Two online discussions were held.

Region-wide online discussion

A region-wide online discussion was held on Friday, 6 October. The ORC team and councillors presented to the public about the proposed direction of the Land and Water Regional Plan, giving people the opportunity to ask questions and give feedback on the draft Plan. 

You can watch the recorded online discussion below, along with downloading the presentation slides (PDF) from the discussion.

 

 

 

Upper Lakes (Queenstown) online discussion

An online discussion was held on Tuesday, 10 October. The ORC team and councillors presented to the public about the proposed direction of the Land and Water Regional Plan, especially for the Queenstown area. People were given the opportunity to ask questions and give feedback on the draft Plan. 

You can watch the recorded online discussion below, along with downloading the presentation slides (PDF) from the discussion.

 

 

Previous community feedback

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