Community asked for feedback on Waimakariri water recommendations – 25 September 2018

The Waimakariri Water Zone Committee is seeking community feedback on draft recommendations for addressing challenges for freshwater management in the zone. read more…….

The draft recommendations contained in the committee’s draft Zone Implementation Programme Addendum (ZIPA) cover topics such as: reducing nitrate, phosphorus, and sediment losses, managing environmental flows, and improving ecological and cultural values in Waimakariri.

We are encouraging WIL Shareholders to stay involved and have your say. We suggest that you read the ZIPA and start to consider how this will impact your business. You might like to ask yourselves the following questions:

  • Are the targets realistic and achievable?
  • Is there more we can do to help achieve improved environmental outcomes?
  • Does the ZIPA adequately take into consideration the economic contribution of the scheme?
  • What else would you like to see added to the report etc?

Once you have considered these questions and more, it is important that you share your thoughts with the Zone Committee members.

Have your say

Feedback sessions on the Waimakariri Water Zone Committee’s draft recommendations will be held on:

  • Wed 26 September – Riverside Church, Kaiapoi; 1-3pm and 7-9pm
  • Thur 27 September – Pegasus Community Centre; 1-3pm and 7-9pm
  • Mon 1 October – John Knox Church, Rangiora; 10am-12pm and 1-3pm
    (make an ten minute appointment by emailing
  • Wed 3 October – Oxford Town Hall; 1-3pm and 7-9pm
  • Thur 4 October – Belfast Rugby Club; 4pm – 6:30pm

Other ways to provide feedback

Waimakariri Draft Zone Implementation Addendum

Download as PDF (5,552 KB)