The Resource Management Team is made up of 34 dedicated individuals. The team is headed by the Resource Management Coordinator who works out of the National Office, and each of the NZMCA's 24 Area's has at least one volunteer Resource Management Assistant.
The team liaise with central and local government, along with other organizations regarding issues that fall within NZMCA resource management policy parameters (i.e. property acquisitions, resource consents, installing public dump stations, freedom camping and any other resource management/environmental matters).
The objective of the team is to help improve on current infrastructure and services available to all motor caravanners.
Legislation that affects Motor Caravanning:
Camping Ground Regulations 1985 | Explanatory Commentary, Ministry of Health
Resource Management Act 1991
Reserves Act 1977
Local Government Act 2002
Health Act 1974
Regional and Local District Plans
Current legislative issues of interest:
Freedom camping policy and bylaw reviews
District Plan, Annual Plan, LTCCP reviews
Reserve Management Plan and CMS reviews
The NZMCA creates submissions on matters relevant to the motor caravanning industry.
Topics include freedom camping, dump stations, district plan reviews, reserve management plan reviews, and other relevant plans, policies and bylaws.
If you feel the NZMCA should submit on a particular topic please contact your local Resource Management Assistant or the Resource Management Coordinator at National Office.
Please note, the NZMCA's public relations policy requires any correspondence made to any third party on behalf of the NZMCA must be approved for release by the National Office or Public Relations Officer. This includes, but not limited to, council submissions, requests to council, and letters to newspaper editors.