Councils Working Together re: Mackenzie Country Trust
JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT
Monday May 13,
Councils Working Together on Response to the
Mackenzie Country Trust Proposal
The release of
the report on the Mackenzie Agreement and the Mackenzie
Country Trust has been noted by Mackenzie District Council,
Waitaki District Council, and Environment Canterbury and is
expected to be formally received by each council in due
The report sets out the shared vision of the
Mackenzie Agreement, and a proposal to establish the
Mackenzie Country Trust with a new piece of legislation.
The shared vision – as set out in the report –
represents the agreed position between the local community
and national organisations with an interest in the Mackenzie
The three councils will work together to consider
the report. This will include how the councils can respond
to the report through Resource Management Act plans and the
work of the Upper Waitaki zone committee.
councils will also advise local community members and
national stakeholders of their response to the report and
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