Thought some of you out there might find this interesting
From the Press 22/1/2004
A speacial tribunal is being set up to hear an application to modify the conservation order for the Buller river.
Enviroment Minister Marian Hobbs said the Buller conservation order provided varying degrees of protection for the river. Majac Trust had request leave to apply for consent from the Tasman District Council to divert water from the Gowan River a tributary of the Buller river for a hydro-electric scheme.