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Submissions: Have your say for a healthy greater Christchurch

Wednesday, January 12, 2022   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

  • Ferry Road cycleway trial - closes Monday 31st January 2022.
  • Akaroa Wharf replacement - closes Monday 31st January 2022.
  • Water supply, Wastewater and Stormwater Bylaw review - closes Wednesday 9th February 2022.
  • New lease for Halswell Domain miniature railway and pond – closes Monday 14th February 2022.

Waimakariri District Council consultations

  • Let’s talk about e-scooters - closes April 2022.

Environment Canterbury consultations

  • Designing a solution to dust - closes February 2022.

Ministry of Health consultations

  • Transforming Mental Health Law in New Zealand - closes Friday 28th January 2022.

Select Committee consultations

  • Oversight of Oranga Tamariki System and Children and Young People's Commission Bill - closes Wednesday 26th January 2022.
  • Canterbury Regional Council (Ngāi Tahu Representation) Bill - closes Wednesday 2nd February 2022.
  • Inquiry into migrant exploitation - closes Thursday 3rd February 2022.
  • Inquiry into learning support for ākonga Māori - closes Monday 7th February 2022.
  • Accident Compensation (Maternal Birth Injury and Other Matters) Amendment Bill - closes Friday 11th February 2022.
  • Education and Training Amendment Bill (No 2) - closes Friday 18th February 2022.
  • Oranga Tamariki Amendment Bill - closes Sunday 20th February 2022.

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

Other Government consultations