Learn about the results of various past consultations.
Following a joint proposal, developed with the Ministry for Primary Industries, from 3 January 2013 the take oceanic whitetip sharks in New Zealand fisheries waters and by New Zealand flagged vessels operating on the high seas will be prohibited.
The decision to establish a new Game Animal Council has been made after a period of consultation. Read the cabinet paper, cabinet minute and Regulatory Impact Statement about this.
Learn about the Board of Inquiry into the proposed New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement (NZCPS), view the submissions on the proposal, and find out about the next stages in the process.
From December 2007, cyclists were allowed to ride mountain bikes up the Poulter Valley in Arthur's Pass National Park, for a three-year trial period. A report of the trial has been produced.
DOC's statutory planning processes
DOC's consultation policy (PDF, 58K)
DOC's consultation guidelines (PDF, 109K)
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