The Management Plans for both the Westland Tai Poutini and Aoraki Mount Cook National Parks are currently up for review.
Take a look at the Recreation Aotearoa submission on the Draft Government Tourism strategy
Due to the fact that NZRA has been such a regular submitter to DoC and other Government department consultations, we have been increasingly consulted by various arms of government on the formulation of plans and policies, outside and before the usual public consultation processes.
NZRA contributes regularly during public consultation when DoC is formulating National Park Management Plans and wider Conservation Management Strategies.
This Bill, proposed by an Opposition MP, was drawn from the members ballot and it sought to define 'Community Associations' under the HSW Act as those that employ people up to 100 hours per week in total.
Take a look at the NZRA submission on the Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Bill