We have a work programme to change our plans:

The changes to our plans will focus on implementing new national direction (National Policy Statements), the Wellington Regional Growth Framework, and Whaitua recommendations. 

Upcoming plan change work programme

Element of plan change work programme

Proposed public notification date

Operative Natural Resources Plan finalised

Mid 2022

Public notification of RPS change 1

August 2022

Public notification of first set of NRP plan changes (NRP Plan Change 1, NRP Plan Change 2, NRP Plan Change 3)

Mid 2023

Public notification of second set of NRP plan changes and RPS Change 2

End of 2024

How we’ll do it

You’ll have the opportunity to make submissions (provide feedback) on the changes we’re proposing.  Our plans are: 

  • Regional Policy Statement (RPS): Submissions will be open in August 2022.
  • NRP Resources Plan (NRP): Submissions will be open in mid-2023.

We’ll update these pages with information on how to make a submission, and with links to the online submission forms. 

More information

Find out more about changes to provisions in the Regional Policy Statement.

Find out more about Natural Resource Plan changes.

If you have further questions, or if you’d like to be informed when the changes are notified and the submission periods opens, please contact the Environmental Policy team at regionalplan@gw.govt.nz

Updated April 27, 2022 at 8:39 AM

Get in touch

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