Resources

This page lists the reports and other materials released by the Land and Water Forum, as well as other relevant official documents.

Submissions

Submission on the Proposed amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2011 from the Small Group of the Land and Water Forum

and Cover letter

Third Report of the Land and Water Forum (November 2012)

Third Report of the Land and Water Forum (pdf, 4 MB)

Press release (pdf, 72 KB)

Ministers' press release - on the Beehive website

Cabinet Papers

2012/13 Cabinet papers on Freshwater Reform - on the MfE website

Second Report of the Land and Water Forum (May 2012)

Second Report of the Land and Water Forum (pdf, 1.75 MB)

Press release (pdf, 202 KB)

Phase 2 (September 2011-November 2012)

Report to Ministers following regional engagement meetings (April 2011)

Report to Minister for the Environment and the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry - 5 April 2011 (pdf) 

Attachments:

Land and Water Forum: Summary of Points raised at Regional Engagements (pdf)

Land and Water Forum: Recommendations - Implementation (pdf)

Land and Water Forum: Note on Collaboration (pdf)

‘A Fresh Start for Freshwater’ Report (September 2010)

A Fresh Start for Freshwater (pdf)

Media Release (pdf)

Summary Report (Foreword, Executive Summary and Recommendations) (pdf) 

Phase 1 (2009-2010)

Bullet points from the first six roundtables - Colin James (pdf)

Cabinet Papers

The New Start for Fresh Water

Implementing the New Start for Fresh Water

Terms of Reference

Land and Water Forum Project - A Fresh Look at Fresh Water

Letter from the Ministers to LWF Chairman Alastair Bisley (pdf) 

Foundation documents

Letter from the Ministers to LWF Chairman Alastair Bisley (pdf) 

Letter from Minister Smith regarding NPS-FM

Terms of reference for Land and Water Forum Phase One

Terms of reference for Land and Water Forum Phase Two (pdf)

Protocols - Phase One

Protocols - Phase Two

Forum Chair’s speeches (and other general documents)

Speeches

Alastair Bisley's Speech to the Bluegreens, March 2013 (pdf) 

Alastair Bisley’s Speech at the Launch of the Final Report - 22 September 2010 (pdf) 

Alastair Bisley’s Speech at the EDS Conference, June 2010 (pdf)

Alastair Bisley’s Speech to the Bluegreens, October 2009 (pdf)

Updates from the Chair

Update from the Chair - 21 December 2011 (pdf)

Press releases

Land and Water Forum pleased at extended role - 15 September 2011 (pdf)

 

Forum News

Launch of the Third Report of the Land and Water Forum

15 November 2012

The Forum's third major report covers managing within limits. It recommends integrated decision-making in catchments, continuous improvement of management practices to improve water quality and clearer rights to take and use water within set limits.

Download the report (pdf, 4 MB) and the press release (pdf, 72 KB).

 

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