Ministry for the Environment

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
7th Sep 18, 10:00am
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ASB Chief Economist Nick Tuffley examines the 'neutral' interest rate limbo dance, what history tells us about interest rates, the new neutral in NZ, the real limbo record, the struggle to be green & more
ASB Chief Economist Nick Tuffley examines the 'neutral' interest rate limbo dance, what history tells us about interest rates, the new neutral in NZ, the real limbo record, the struggle to be green & more
7th Sep 18, 10:00am
29th Mar 18, 10:18am
Jenée Tibshraeny uses data to illustrate what the oil and gas industry looks like, to inform the discussion around where NZ might be left if it was phased out
Jenée Tibshraeny uses data to illustrate what the oil and gas industry looks like, to inform the discussion around where NZ might be left if it was phased out
29th Mar 18, 10:18am
21st Jun 17, 2:35pm
The Weekly Dairy Report: Milk auction falls for the first time since March but analysts still optimistic about next year
The Weekly Dairy Report: Milk auction falls for the first time since March but analysts still optimistic about next year
21st Jun 17, 2:35pm
23rd Feb 17, 2:29pm
Govt aims to have 90% of rivers and waterways swimmable by 2040, Environment Minister Smith says; Farmers are ready for the challenge - Primary Industries Minister Guy
Govt aims to have 90% of rivers and waterways swimmable by 2040, Environment Minister Smith says; Farmers are ready for the challenge - Primary Industries Minister Guy
23rd Feb 17, 2:29pm
30th Mar 16, 5:02am
Government rejects & opposition embraces campaigners' calls for fresh waterways to be made 'swimmable' at the very least
Government rejects & opposition embraces campaigners' calls for fresh waterways to be made 'swimmable' at the very least
30th Mar 16, 5:02am

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