Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 7 June 2020 at 16:02)
36M   Core objectives for management of community land categorised as a watercourse
The core objectives for management of community land categorised as a watercourse are—
(a)  to manage watercourses so as to protect the biodiversity and ecological values of the instream environment, particularly in relation to water quality and water flows, and
(b)  to manage watercourses so as to protect the riparian environment, particularly in relation to riparian vegetation and habitats and bank stability, and
(c)  to restore degraded watercourses, and
(d)  to promote community education, and community access to and use of the watercourse, without compromising the other core objectives of the category.