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Have your say for a healthy greater Christchurch: Submission opportunities

Tuesday, September 14, 2021   Posted in: Waka Toa Ora 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

  • New Hornby Centre - closing date extended to Friday 1st October 2021.
  • Te Ara O-Rakipaoa Nor'west Arc Cycleays Section 3 - closes Tuesday 12th October 2021.
  • Draft Ōtautahi Christchurch Community Strategy - closes Monday 25th October 2021.
  • Ferry Road cycleway trial - closes Monday 31st January 2022.

Selwyn District Council consultations

  • Local Elections Representation Review 2021 – closes Monday 4th October 2021.
  • Selwyn speed limits consultation - closing date extended to Friday 8th October 2021.

Waimakariri District Council consultations

  • Dangerous, Affected and Insanitary Buildings Draft Policy - closes Friday 24th September 2021.
  • Let’s talk about Representation Review - closes Monday 27th September 2021.

Ministry of Health consultations

  • Systemic Anti-cancer Therapy Regimen Data Standard - closes Friday 24th September 2021.
  • Consultation on the Draft Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm – closes Friday 8th October 2021.
  • NFC tag trial 2021 (NZ COVID Tracer) - closes Sunday 31st October 2021.

Select Committee consultations

  • Inquiry into the future of workforce needs in the prmary industries of NZ - closes Thursday 23rd September 2021.
  • Inquiry into school attendance - closing date extended to Thursday 30th September 2021.
  • Inquiry into illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing - closes Friday 1st October 2021.
  • Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Hazardous Substances Assessments) Amendment Bill - closes Sunday 3rd October 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.