Tagged: Water Conservation Order

The National Parks of our waterways: Do they have any future under proposed Government reforms? - Waiology

Waiology Mar 20, 2013

By Neil Deans Water Conservation Orders (WCOs) are statutory tools used to protect waterbodies of outstanding value nationally – rivers, lakes, and wetlands – much like mountains and coasts are protected by National Parks. They preserve or protect outstanding features such as fisheries, wildlife, Maori, cultural, recreational, wild and scenic or scientific values. They are to exist in perpetuity, … Read More