Taumata Arowai Pre-Conference Workshop

The new drinking water regulator, Taumata Arowai, will be established next year. Taumata Arowai will be responsible for drinking water regulation plus have oversight of wastewater and stormwater.

This full-day workshop is an opportunity to find out more about Taumata Arowai – the approach it will take, how it will operate, the changes that are happening and what you need to know about working in the new regulatory environment.
Come and meet key staff, listen to presentations and get answers to your questions.

Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Date: Monday 16 November 2020

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Pre-Conference Taumata Arowai Workshop – Member $225.00
Pre-Conference Taumata Arowai Workshop – Non Member $337.50

*Pre-Conference prices below include GST.

DRAFT Programme

Taumata Arowai Full Day Pre-Conference Workshop

Monday 16 November 2020
9:30am – 4:30pm

9.30am – 10.00am
  • Intro to Taumata Arowai
  •  Q&A
Bill Bayfield – Taumata Arowai
10.00am – 10.15am
  • Water Services Regulator Act
Michael Mills – Taumata Arowai
10.15am – 10.30am
  • Water Services Bill
  • Q&A
Michael Petherick – DIA
10.30am – 11.00am MORNING TEA
11.30am – 12.00pm
  • Taumata Arowai Regulatory Approach
  • What the Water Services Bill means for Drinking Water Suppliers
  • Q&A
Alan Cooper – Taumata Arowai
12.00pm – 12.30pm
  • Drinking Water Standards & Rules
  • Q&A
Jim Graham – Taumata Arowai
12.30pm – 1.30pm LUNCH
1.30pm – 1.45pm

1.45pm – 2.15pm

  • Giving effect to Te Mana o te Wai
Katy Te Amo – Taumata Arowai

Troy Brockbank – Water NZ

Reps from:

  • Kahui Wai Maori
  • MfE
  • Water NZ
  •  Taumata Arowai
2.15pm – 2.45pm
  • Water Safety Plans + Scheduled Audits
  • Q&A
Alan Cooper/Jim Graham – Taumata Arowai
2.45pm – 3.00pm
  • Source Water Risk Management Plans
  • Q&A
Jim Graham – Taumata Arowai
3.00pm – 3.30pm
  • NES for sources of human drinking water
MfE rep – TBD
3.30pm – 4.30pm
    – Questions gathered throughout the day