Resource Management Act: RMA Link: Environmental and Community Groups Directory: Organisation's details

The RMAlink project aims to make community participation in all Resource Management Act processes more straightforward and less time-consuming. More effective participation from those with a concern for the environment will contribute towards improving environmental outcomes nationwide.

Environmental and Community Groups Directory: Organisation's details

Hosted by:

Wellington Community Network
National Organisations

Current Contact Details
Group NameNZ Recreational Canoeing Association
Postal Address PO Box 284
First Contact Person Robin Rutter-Baumann
Area covered National
Details last updated 02:06 on 02/06/04

Group's focus
Objectives - To preserve whitewater resources and enhance opportunities for safe enjoyable canoeing. Ensure access to whitewater resources is maintained. Education and safety. Participate in RMA water permits for power generation projects, negotiate with power companies for controlled release of water for canoeists use. Minimise hazard from structures in rivers.

RMA issues of interest

Water allocation, water quality, public access, big projects, non-notification, landscape protection.

Experience in RMA processes
Water Conservation Orders, Resource consents, Water permits, regional plans and policy statements, appeals to environment court, mediation, community planning (Local Govt Act)