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24 July 2017
Panel chosen to consider Water Conservation Order on Te Waikoropupu Springs - read more

 
17 July 2017
Te Waikoropupū Springs Tribunal Appointed - read more
 

June 2017 - News and Media relating to Te Waikoropupū Springs - Water Conservation Order (WCO)

  1. RNZ: http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/332318/smith-backs-waikoropupu-conservation-order
  2. Otago Daily Times: https://www.odt.co.nz/news/national/govt-accepts-bid-protect-pupu-springs
  3. Stuff/Nelson Mail: http://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/93311347/environment-minister-accepts-water-conservation-order-to-protect-te-waikoropupu-springs
  4. Newshub/TV3: http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/06/protection-order-proposed-for-waikoropupu-springs.html
  5. Māori TV: https://www.maoritelevision.com/news/regional/nelson-iwis-fight-protect-te-waikoropupu-springs
  6. Waatea: http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MTY0ODI=/National/Protection%20sought%20for%20Waikoropupu%20Springs/
  7. Nelson Mail: http://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/93398193/battle-to-protect-golden-bays-te-waikoropupu-springs-continues
  8. One News: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/golden-bays-te-waikoropupu-springs-get-highest-possible-protection-body-water
  9. NewstalkZB: http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/national/govt-accepts-bid-to-protect-famously-clear-golden-bay-spring/
 
30 May 2017
“Errors” Made by Council Grant Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust Judicial Decision Tasman Council Ordered to Reconsider Water Consent From Te Waikoropupū Springs - read more >
 
18 April 2017
Views sought over how much water can be taken from Takaka catchment
https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/views-sought-over-much-water-can-taken-takaka-catchment

Tasman District Council is keen to hear what locals think should be allowed at one of Golden Bay’s biggest tourist drawcards – the crystal clear Te Waikoropupū Springs.
 
11 March 2017
Water Wars – 11 March 2017
http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/shows/2017/03/water-wars.html

As the thirst for irrigation has divided communities across the country, Caitlin McGee investigates how one Golden Bay community is wading into the fight to protect its pristine springs.
 

9 March 2017
Race to protect Te Waikoropupū Springs
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/te-manu-korihi/326199/race-to-protect-te-waikoropupu-springs
The guardians of Te Waikoropupū Springs in Golden Bay are urging the Environment Minister to preserve and protect it from commercial ventures.

 

13 March 2017
Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust Seek Judicial Review Challenging Resource Consent to take Groundwater for Commercial Gain From “Wāhi Tapu” Te Waikoropupū Springs

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust in Nelson are seeking a judicial review of Tasman District Council’s granting of a third extension to Kahurangi Virgin Waters Limited to take water for commercial use from Te Waikoropupū Springs which the iwi refer to as wāhi tapu (sacred waters). read more

     
Iwi raise concerns about water take plans near treasured Te Waikoropupu Springs  

23 February 2017
Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust call on Environment Minister to
support conservation order to protect national water taonga

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust in Nelson have applied for a ‘water conservation order’ under the Resource Management Act 1991 to protect the mauri and wairua of the aquifer that supplies Te Waikoropupū. read more

     
Iwi raise concerns about water take plans near treasured Te Waikoropupu Springs  

10 March 2016
Iwi raise concerns about water take plans near treasured Te Waikoropupu Springs

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu is considering legal action over concerns sparked by water takes approved near Te Waikoropupu Springs in Golden Bay. read more >>

     
Iwi raise concerns about water take plans near treasured Te Waikoropupu Springs  

25 February 2016
Water Battle for Nelson Iwi

Nelson-based iwi Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu says it's relieved land at the Awaroa Inlet will remain in New Zealand hands, but other resources in the area are under threat. read more >>

     
  24 February 2016
Media Release: Nelson Iwi Congratulate Awaroa Tender Winner Yet Focussed
on Protecting NZ’s Largest Freshwater Springs Nearby

Ngāti Tama ki Te Waipounamu in Nelson congratulates the organisers behind the successful
public bid for the Awaroa Inlet which was announced today. read more >>

 

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