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EDS (Environmental Defence Society) report will be influential in RMA (Resource Management Act) review
This article summarises three reform models offered by the EDS (Environmental Defence Society) and the future process.
New Zealand
25 Mar 2019
Ground Cover: resource management, local government and planning law
Ground Cover tracks legislative and regulatory reform in resource management, local government and planning law.
New Zealand
15 Feb 2019
Change continues in resource management law: what is coming in 2019?
2018 has produced and foreshadowed a number of important changes in the resource management and environmental space.
New Zealand
21 Jan 2019
More Resource Management Act reform on the horizon
Article discusses further reforms to Resource Management Act.
New Zealand
13 Jun 2018
Further protection for New Zealand marine environment
NZ will be the first country to introduce a nationwide standard for biofouling, to prevent pests entering from overseas.
New Zealand
27 Apr 2018
Water, water everywhere - but not a drop to drink
This Report makes recommendations for the monitoring, testing and management of water supplies for safer drinking water.
New Zealand
15 Dec 2017
Amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014 (NPSFM)
The NPSFM provides a national direction for the management of freshwater under the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA).
New Zealand
15 Aug 2017
Wellington Fish and Game Council v Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council [2017] NZEnvc 37 – summary of the One Plan Declarations
The Court declarations are a timely reminder for consent authorities when considering applications for resource consents.
New Zealand
2 May 2017
Changes to New Zealand freshwater management
These changes include a new target that 90 per cent of lakes and rivers meet swimmable water quality standards by 2040.
New Zealand
28 Mar 2017
Fluoridation of water in New Zealand – have your say
Despite criticism from some members of the public, the Bill addresses oral health problems currently facing New Zealand.
New Zealand
22 Mar 2017
Keeping control of your water compliance
Anyone with a consent to take water at a rate greater than 5 litres per second must install a water measuring device.
New Zealand
19 Aug 2016
Next steps for fresh water in New Zealand: Consultation document
The Government is seeking feedback via a consultation document on proposed changes to the way fresh water is managed.
New Zealand
16 Mar 2016
Resource management - Overseer update
Overseer is widely accepted by regional councils as the tool for understanding the flow of nutrients on and off a farm.
New Zealand
4 Mar 2016
Plan change 5 to the Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan
Plan Change 5 makes a number of changes to the LWRP that are designed to deal with the management of water quality.
New Zealand
4 Mar 2016
Agriculture Update: Proposed Variation 2 to the Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan: Hinds/Hekeao Plains
This Variation tightens controls on farming and related activities which could put water quality and quantity at risk.
New Zealand
12 Oct 2014
New Zealand
7 Oct 2013
Biggest reform round yet for the Resource Management Act
We summarise and comment briefly on the proposed amendments.
New Zealand
19 Aug 2013
Using water? What you need to know about water usage permits

Water permits can be essential for a farm or vineyard to function and can therefore be extremely valuable assets.

New Zealand
2 Apr 2013
Government casts off into freshwater reforms
The Government's first response to the recommendations of the Land and Water Forum has been released for public comment.
New Zealand
13 Mar 2013
Land and Water Forum writes the book on scarcity management
The Land and Water Forum report sets out a detailed policy for freshwater management in times of short or tight supply.
New Zealand
21 Nov 2012
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