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Have your say for a healthy greater Christchurch: Submission opportunities

Wednesday, June 9, 2021   Posted in: Healthy Christchurch Notices By: Administrator With tags: planning, community engagement, policy, consultation, legislation, 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 signatories (submissions[at] It can then be included in the next bulletin.

Christchurch City Council consultations

  • Plan Change 8: Papakāinga/ Kāinga Nohoanga Zone - closes Thursday 17th June 2021.
  • Proposed replacement Freedom Camping Bylaw 2021 - closes Monday 21st June 2021.
  • Cashmere Tennis Club lease of the Cashmere Valley Reserve - closes Wednesday 23rd June 2021.
  • Plan Change 7: Managing significant indigenous vegetation - closing date extended to Monday 28th June 2021.
  • Future of the Ōpāwaho Lower Heathcote River - closes Monday 28th June 2021.
  • Cranford Street bus lane trial - closing date extended to Tuesday 29th June 2021.
  • Ferry Road cycleway trial - closes Monday 31st January 2022.

Selwyn District Council consultations

Ministry of Education consultations

  • More Choices, More Voices: Rethinking school board elections - closes Wednesday 16th June 2021.
  • Proposed changes to the priority categories for school enrolment schemes - closes Wednesday 16th June 2021.
  • Proposed changes to how Compulsory Student Services Fees are regulated - closes Wednesday 16th June 2021.
  • Enabling National Student Numbers to be used to support workplace-based learning - closes Wednesday 16th June 2021.
  • Proposed changes to NZQA cancellation of PTE registration for immigration breaches - closes Wednesday 16th June 2021.
  • Proposed changes to amend the Education Review Office’s mandate - closes Wednesday 16th June 2021.
  • Proposed changes for Police vetting of non-teaching and unregistered employees - closes Wednesday 16th June 2021.

Select Committee consultations

  • Drug and Substance Checking Legislation Bill No.2 - closes Thursday 24th June 2021.
  • Education and Training Amendment Bill - closes Friday 25th June 2021.
  • Counter-Terrorism Legislation Bill - closes Friday 25th June 2021.

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

Other Government consultations

Find out about other open NZ Government consultations.

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch