Ministry for the Environment

24th Oct 20, 7:53am
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the tough calls the Government needs to make around spreading the cost of climate and natural disaster risk 
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the tough calls the Government needs to make around spreading the cost of climate and natural disaster risk 
24th Oct 20, 7:53am
16th Oct 20, 9:56am
Gareth Vaughan on the IMF advocating borrowing over austerity & a new Bretton Woods moment, the good times roll for US banks, the case for a Scottish currency, less extreme wind in NZ, the problem with our SUVs, utes & vans, and an orange Lamborghini
Gareth Vaughan on the IMF advocating borrowing over austerity & a new Bretton Woods moment, the good times roll for US banks, the case for a Scottish currency, less extreme wind in NZ, the problem with our SUVs, utes & vans, and an orange Lamborghini
16th Oct 20, 9:56am
15th Sep 20, 9:00am
Banks, insurers, NZX-listed companies and fund managers among those to be required to report on climate risk under new regime to be overseen by the FMA 
Banks, insurers, NZX-listed companies and fund managers among those to be required to report on climate risk under new regime to be overseen by the FMA 
15th Sep 20, 9:00am
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29th Jul 20, 10:02am
Panel suggests RMA be scrapped and replaced by two new pieces of legislation, which both address planning and environmental issues
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Panel suggests RMA be scrapped and replaced by two new pieces of legislation, which both address planning and environmental issues
29th Jul 20, 10:02am
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15th Jun 20, 4:09pm
Housing, roading, rail, cycling and water projects among those named by the Government to go through special streamlined consenting process
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Housing, roading, rail, cycling and water projects among those named by the Government to go through special streamlined consenting process
15th Jun 20, 4:09pm
28th May 20, 3:25pm
Government unveils freshwater reforms; delays controversial decision on nitrogen bottom line; allocates more funding towards the programme than it would've pre-covid
Government unveils freshwater reforms; delays controversial decision on nitrogen bottom line; allocates more funding towards the programme than it would've pre-covid
28th May 20, 3:25pm
23rd Apr 20, 10:00am
Climate Change Commission chairman Rod Carr sees opportunity to have a good think about what sort of tourism sector we want, raises idea of running it like one big national park
Climate Change Commission chairman Rod Carr sees opportunity to have a good think about what sort of tourism sector we want, raises idea of running it like one big national park
23rd Apr 20, 10:00am
19th Nov 19, 9:45am
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the key government and Reserve Bank policy changes underway that impact dairy farmers, accompanied by a healthy dose of context
Jenée Tibshraeny looks at the key government and Reserve Bank policy changes underway that impact dairy farmers, accompanied by a healthy dose of context
19th Nov 19, 9:45am
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31st Oct 19, 12:24pm
Financial firms and major listed companies to be made to disclose their climate-related financial risks; Govt consults on exactly how this should be done
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Financial firms and major listed companies to be made to disclose their climate-related financial risks; Govt consults on exactly how this should be done
31st Oct 19, 12:24pm
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24th Oct 19, 9:36am
Government gives farmers until 2025 to come up with their own on-farm emissions pricing scheme; If they don't pull their weight, they'll end up in the ETS
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Government gives farmers until 2025 to come up with their own on-farm emissions pricing scheme; If they don't pull their weight, they'll end up in the ETS
24th Oct 19, 9:36am
19th Sep 19, 2:10pm
Government unveils framework for New Zealand's first nationwide climate change risk assessment
Government unveils framework for New Zealand's first nationwide climate change risk assessment
19th Sep 19, 2:10pm
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5th Sep 19, 11:43am
Government proposes raft of changes aimed at improving water quality, including restricting intensification of land use without proof this won't increase pollution; Federated Farmers says proposals could lead to 'wholesale land use change'
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Government proposes raft of changes aimed at improving water quality, including restricting intensification of land use without proof this won't increase pollution; Federated Farmers says proposals could lead to 'wholesale land use change'
5th Sep 19, 11:43am
21st Aug 19, 11:54am
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
Government proposes new policies to specifically require local councils to leapfrog the NIMBYs and enable more urban intensification
21st Aug 19, 11:54am
16th Aug 19, 4:47pm
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the effect on Auckland urban development of government plans to protect food producing land is not yet clear
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says the effect on Auckland urban development of government plans to protect food producing land is not yet clear
16th Aug 19, 4:47pm
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14th Aug 19, 4:09pm
Government proposes introducing National Policy Statement to direct local councils to protect highly productive land in the face of urban sprawl; Horticulture NZ happy; Local Government NZ urges 'extreme caution'
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Government proposes introducing National Policy Statement to direct local councils to protect highly productive land in the face of urban sprawl; Horticulture NZ happy; Local Government NZ urges 'extreme caution'
14th Aug 19, 4:09pm
5th Aug 19, 4:09pm
Over 34,000 homes expected to be built in the Pukekohe and Drury areas by 2050
Over 34,000 homes expected to be built in the Pukekohe and Drury areas by 2050
5th Aug 19, 4:09pm
2nd Aug 19, 3:12pm
China’s ban on the importing of recyclable materials is being felt here as New Zealand's waste problem grows
China’s ban on the importing of recyclable materials is being felt here as New Zealand's waste problem grows
2nd Aug 19, 3:12pm
31st Jul 19, 3:54pm
Auckland Council report suggests 66% of the city's future urban zoned land is on elite or prime soils as the government works on a national policy statement for highly productive land
Auckland Council report suggests 66% of the city's future urban zoned land is on elite or prime soils as the government works on a national policy statement for highly productive land
31st Jul 19, 3:54pm
24th Jul 19, 9:30am
Government tasks working group with considering whether Resource Management Act should be broken up to separately deal with land use planning and environmental protection
Government tasks working group with considering whether Resource Management Act should be broken up to separately deal with land use planning and environmental protection
24th Jul 19, 9:30am
16th Jul 19, 3:43pm
Dairy farmers to pay 1 cent per kilo of milk solids for carbon emissions under proposal to include agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme by 2025
Dairy farmers to pay 1 cent per kilo of milk solids for carbon emissions under proposal to include agriculture in the Emissions Trading Scheme by 2025
16th Jul 19, 3:43pm
10th Jul 19, 4:01pm
High costs and hard decisions loom as Auckland Council works on plans to battle the effects of climate change
High costs and hard decisions loom as Auckland Council works on plans to battle the effects of climate change
10th Jul 19, 4:01pm
15th Jun 19, 9:45am
Can Pukekohe be both a satellite town for Auckland and remain a key food growing region? Steve Forbes investigates
Can Pukekohe be both a satellite town for Auckland and remain a key food growing region? Steve Forbes investigates
15th Jun 19, 9:45am
15th Apr 19, 4:07pm
New panel established to assess the risks of climate change is positive news according to Local Government New Zealand
New panel established to assess the risks of climate change is positive news according to Local Government New Zealand
15th Apr 19, 4:07pm
29th Mar 19, 7:36am
Auckland Transport CEO's letter outlines plans for reducing air pollution in Queen Street
Auckland Transport CEO's letter outlines plans for reducing air pollution in Queen Street
29th Mar 19, 7:36am
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8th Oct 18, 9:41am
RMA changes, new ways of allocating discharge and water use rights, a Freshwater Standard - all part of Govt's plan to see cleaner waterways in five years
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RMA changes, new ways of allocating discharge and water use rights, a Freshwater Standard - all part of Govt's plan to see cleaner waterways in five years
8th Oct 18, 9:41am

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