Release of the Commissioner's Report re the monorail

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For those who want the detail.

This is the official press release from the Decision Maker, Dr Nick Smith, Minister of Conservation:
http://www.doc.govt.nz/about-doc/news/media-releases/minister-visits-fio...

The Commissioner's Report to the Decision Maker, Dr Nick Smith, Minister of Conservation, can be found here:
http://www.doc.govt.nz/documents/getting-involved/consultations/2013/hea...

and this is DOC's map of the possible route:
http://www.doc.govt.nz/documents/getting-involved/consultations/2013/fio...
(although it does not have a key showing what area is covered by the World Heritage Park, Te Wahipounamu).

For that, go to:
http://www.doc.govt.nz/Documents/about-doc/role/international/te-wahipou...

Amongst other things the Minister still has to consider the reports concerning bio-diversity and landscape impacts requested by the World Heritage Committee.