Two related projects are underway:
The Council administers 155 parks, reserves and open space areas within Moutere-Waimea Ward. Not all of these are formally protected as reserves under the Reserves Act 1977 (the Act) and only a few of the existing reserves are formally classified under the Act. We need to classify existing reserves before publicly notifying a draft Moutere-Waimea Ward Reserve Management Plan.
The classification of a reserve determines its main purpose. Reserve Management Plans set out how parks and reserves are used and managed. Both tasks are requirements of the Reserves Act 1977. We review management plans from time-to-time to make sure reserves are efficiently and appropriately managed.
There are three opportunities to have your say on these projects: