A national conservation order on Lake Wairarapa: a farmer's view point
This report is a response to the proposal of a National Conservation Order on the waters of Lake Wairarapa. The opinions and requirements of the farming community of the region have been researched and are reflected in this manuscript. This report will review some parts of the pertinent legislation and commentaries on these by others to establish the basis of the Conservation order legislation. It will consider the multiple use of the water resources of Lake Wairarapa and its environs and comment on proposals for alternative uses. The substance of objections to this order by the farming community and others will be discussed.... [Show full abstract]
KeywordsLake Wairarapa; national conservation order; water resources; wetland conservation; wetlands; farmer
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