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Make a submission: Have your say for a healthy Greater Christchurch

Wednesday, October 28, 2020   Posted in: Healthy Christchurch Notices By: Administrator With tags: planning, policy, legislation, community engagement, consultation, submissions

Submissions are an effective way for communities to have their voice heard when local and central government are considering proposals which affect where we live, work and play.

Below are a number of consultations which are now open for comment. This list is not exhaustive, as there are many government and other agencies which consult on a regular basis. New items added or changes since last week have been highlighted in bold.

Please contact the Community and Public Health Submissions Coordinators if you become aware of other consultations that would be of interest to Waka Toa Ora/Healthy Christchurch signatories (submissions[at] It can then be included in the next bulletin.

Christchurch City Council consultations

  • Bays Skate Park and Sumner Village Green - closes Monday 9th November 2020.
  • Diamond Harbour Wharf upgrade - closes Wednesday 11th November 2020.
  • Draft Community Housing Strategy - closes Monday 16th November 2020.
  • District Plan: Rezone land north of the Homebase retail centre to Commercial Retail Park - closes Monday 16th November 2020.
  • Wigram area speed review - closes Wednesday 18th November 2020.
  • Proposed amendments to the Christchurch District Plan -  closes Monday 30th November 2020.

Selwyn District Council consultations

  • Draft Bylaw for keeping of animals, poultry and bees - closes Friday 6th November 2020.
  • Future budget for the Selwyn Long Term Plan 2021-2031 - closes Tuesday 10th November 2020.
  • Proposed Selwyn District Plan - closing date extended to Friday 11th December 2020.

Waimakariri District Council consultations

  • Speed Limit Review South of Kaiapoi - closes Friday 6th November 2020.
  • Draft Climate Change Policy - closes Friday 13th November 2020.

Greater Christchurch Partnership consultations

  • Vision for Greater Christchurch 2050 - closes Sunday 8th November 2020.

Ministry of Health consultations

  • Primary Maternity Services Notice Review 2021 - closes Friday 13th November 2020. Separate consultations for consumers of maternity services and health professionals.
  • Infection Surveillance Data Standard - closes Friday 13th November 2020.

Select Committee consultations

  • Protected Disclosures (Protection of Whistleblowers) Bill - closing date yet to be determined.
  • Rights for Victims of Insane Offenders Bill - closing date yet to be determined.
  • Education (Strengthening Second Language Learning in Primary and Intermediate Schools) Amendment Bill - closing date yet to be determined.
  • New Zealand Superannuation and Retirement Income (Fair Residency) Amendment Bill - closing date yet to be determined.
  • Insurance (Prompt Settlement of Claims for Uninhabitable Residential Property) Bill - closing date yet to be determined.
  • Child Support Amendment Bill - closing date yet to be determined.
  • District Court (Protection of Judgment Debtors with Disabilities) Amendment Bill - closing date yet to be determined.
  • Arms (Firearms Prohibition Orders) Amendment Bill (No 2) - closing date yet to be determined.
  • Crown Pastoral Land Reform Bill - closing date yet to be determined.
  • Land Transport (Drug Driving) Amendment Bill - closing date yet to be determined.

Find out about Select Committee consultations that are currently open with various closing dates.

Other Government consultations

Find out about other open NZ Government consultations.