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Resource Management Act

Resource Management Act replacement to put numerical limits on pollution levels, while focussing on ensuring houses and infrastructure are built
29th Jun 21, 9:00am
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Resource Management Act replacement to put numerical limits on pollution levels, while focussing on ensuring houses and infrastructure are built
When the RMA goes, it will be replaced by the NBE Act, the Strategic Planning Act, and the Climate Change Adaption Act. Diana Clement finds there are sceptics that this will actually improve on the bureaucratic RMA
4th Mar 21, 9:58am
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When the RMA goes, it will be replaced by the NBE Act, the Strategic Planning Act, and the Climate Change Adaption Act. Diana Clement finds there are sceptics that this will actually improve on the bureaucratic RMA
Government outlines timetable for replacing the Resource Management Act in this term of Parliament - with three new pieces of legislation
10th Feb 21, 11:00am
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Government outlines timetable for replacing the Resource Management Act in this term of Parliament - with three new pieces of legislation
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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Panel suggests RMA be scrapped and replaced by two new pieces of legislation, which both address planning and environmental issues
Election 2020 - Party Policies - Environment/Housing - Resource Management Act
25th Jul 20, 5:55am
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Election 2020 - Party Policies - Environment/Housing - Resource Management Act
National doesn't propose doing anything radically different to address NZ's housing shortage; RMA reform remains central to its policy 
16th Dec 19, 12:51pm
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National doesn't propose doing anything radically different to address NZ's housing shortage; RMA reform remains central to its policy 
Peter Dunne argues the Government should make it clear the principles of the RMA are to remain unchanged, with the real focus of the review to make the RMA work the way it was originally intended
27th Jul 19, 9:47am
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Peter Dunne argues the Government should make it clear the principles of the RMA are to remain unchanged, with the real focus of the review to make the RMA work the way it was originally intended
The trillion dollar reason Wednesday's RMA reform announcement saw David Parker puff his chest out, Winston Peters dismiss Maori rights, and Judith Collins talk up restoring property owners' rights 
25th Jul 19, 10:20am
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The trillion dollar reason Wednesday's RMA reform announcement saw David Parker puff his chest out, Winston Peters dismiss Maori rights, and Judith Collins talk up restoring property owners' rights 
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
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Government tasks working group with considering whether Resource Management Act should be broken up to separately deal with land use planning and environmental protection
The first steps in the Government's plans to reform the RMA will be to reverse some of the reforms introduced by National last year
8th Nov 18, 4:49pm
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The first steps in the Government's plans to reform the RMA will be to reverse some of the reforms introduced by National last year
Judith Collins, the Opposition’s RMA reform spokeswoman, wants the Government to consult with National before pushing ahead with any changes
8th May 18, 12:40pm
by Jason Walls
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Judith Collins, the Opposition’s RMA reform spokeswoman, wants the Government to consult with National before pushing ahead with any changes
Environment Minister David Parker says RMA reforms are on the way, including the way environment policy is regulated
7th May 18, 12:01pm
by Jason Walls
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Environment Minister David Parker says RMA reforms are on the way, including the way environment policy is regulated
National's new leader Simon Bridges has placed Judith Collins in his top 5 and given her the shadow housing portfolio, a role he says she asked for
12th Mar 18, 6:41am
by Jason Walls
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National's new leader Simon Bridges has placed Judith Collins in his top 5 and given her the shadow housing portfolio, a role he says she asked for
Creditors struggle to sell house worth a mil, that's had up to $3 mil borrowed against it by associate of notorious slumlord
21st Dec 17, 7:39am
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Creditors struggle to sell house worth a mil, that's had up to $3 mil borrowed against it by associate of notorious slumlord
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Environment/Housing - Resource Management Act
27th May 17, 9:30am
by Julia Wiener
Election 2017 - Party Policies - Environment/Housing - Resource Management Act
RMA reform Bill passes as Maori Party supports National; ACT’s Seymour lets rip on the RMA; Labour's Robertson claims process corrupt; Greens outline housing demand problems; NZF announces coalition deal would require Bill's repeal
6th Apr 17, 6:28pm
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RMA reform Bill passes as Maori Party supports National; ACT’s Seymour lets rip on the RMA; Labour's Robertson claims process corrupt; Greens outline housing demand problems; NZF announces coalition deal would require Bill's repeal
Nick Smith says tackling land bankers best done by creating competitive land markets; Welcomes Productivity Commission proposals
6th Apr 17, 7:05am
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Nick Smith says tackling land bankers best done by creating competitive land markets; Welcomes Productivity Commission proposals
RMA politics rears its head in Parliament ahead of debate on National/Maori compromises on Iwi say over consenting process
4th Apr 17, 2:36pm
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RMA politics rears its head in Parliament ahead of debate on National/Maori compromises on Iwi say over consenting process
Maori Party wins tug-of-war between National's coalition partners, striking deal with the Government so the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill can be passed
23rd Mar 17, 5:10pm
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Maori Party wins tug-of-war between National's coalition partners, striking deal with the Government so the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill can be passed
How NZ could fix property taxation, face down the NIMBY problem, overhaul the RMA and drive sustainable urban development - OECD
22nd Mar 17, 9:35am
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How NZ could fix property taxation, face down the NIMBY problem, overhaul the RMA and drive sustainable urban development - OECD
ACT Leader David Seymour says urban planning laws must change for housing affordability to be improved, advocates sharing central government revenue with councils
23rd Jan 17, 2:01pm
by Guest
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ACT Leader David Seymour says urban planning laws must change for housing affordability to be improved, advocates sharing central government revenue with councils
Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party says we must protect and enhance our natural environment both because we love it, and because it makes good business sense 
20th Jan 17, 11:27am
by Guest
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Gareth Morgan's Opportunities Party says we must protect and enhance our natural environment both because we love it, and because it makes good business sense 
Productivity Commission report recommends major changes to planning regime aimed at freeing up development in urban areas
19th Aug 16, 10:57am
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Productivity Commission report recommends major changes to planning regime aimed at freeing up development in urban areas
Govt taskforce calls for 'loopy rules' to be reined in, cleaning up property regulation & streamlining the consenting process
22nd Sep 15, 2:54pm
Govt taskforce calls for 'loopy rules' to be reined in, cleaning up property regulation & streamlining the consenting process
Allan Barber says Australia is struggling with irrational local community reactions to assessing foreign rural investment, and New Zealand has some clear advantages in this process
9th Sep 15, 11:02am
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Allan Barber says Australia is struggling with irrational local community reactions to assessing foreign rural investment, and New Zealand has some clear advantages in this process