Parks policy and planning documents
The Greater Wellington Parks Network Plan (the Parks Network Plan) sets the direction for managing regional parks and forests (parks) in the Wellington Region. It provides a common framework for addressing issues that arise in the different parks. The plan highlights the unique nature and values of individual parks. It represents an understanding between Greater Wellington Regional Council and the community about the way in which the parks network should be managed.
The Parks Network Plan covers:
The Parks Network Plan became operative in 2011 and replaced all other Management Plans for the regional parks and forest lands. The Parks Network Plan must be reviewed every ten years, unless a review or variation is initiated earlier by:
As many of the parks covered by the Parks Network Plan, or areas within them, are reserves held under the Reserves Act 1977, the process for reviewing the Parks Network Plan must be done in accordance with section 41 of the Reserves Act 1977.