Water Shortage Direction - Section 329 of the Resource Management Act 1991


Domestic water use within any water management zone during periods of water rationing in that zone is restricted:

No watering of lawns or decorative gardens is permitted.

Stock drinking water is not restricted.


Stage 1 Rationing which is a 20% cut from authorised weekly usage will commence Monday 27 January 2020 for the holders of consents who are in the following Water Management Zone:




It is important Consent holders are familiar with Resource Consent conditions

The position will be reviewed at the next meeting of the Dry Weather Taskforce on 28 January


Issued under delegated authority by Dennis Bush-King, Environment and Planning Manager