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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
Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
15th Apr 21, 12:01pm
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Government considering speeding up implementation of its National Policy Statement for urban development
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
Jacinda Ardern says thanks, but no thanks to National's emergency housing proposal, as the Government is slow to move on its own key supply-side initiatives
27th Jan 21, 7:33am
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Jacinda Ardern says thanks, but no thanks to National's emergency housing proposal, as the Government is slow to move on its own key supply-side initiatives
Government gives greenlight to three more projects, including housing developments, to go through streamlined consenting process designed in response to Covid-19
23rd Nov 20, 6:23pm
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Government gives greenlight to three more projects, including housing developments, to go through streamlined consenting process designed in response to Covid-19
Guy Trafford assesses the pushing and shoving going on about who will set agriculture policies in a group that has little affinity with rural issues and is light on rural talent
22nd Oct 20, 10:25am
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Guy Trafford assesses the pushing and shoving going on about who will set agriculture policies in a group that has little affinity with rural issues and is light on rural talent
Hayden Wilson and Linda Clark of Dentons Kensington Swan assess what the weekend's election result means from a range of perspectives, and for the key protagonists
19th Oct 20, 2:26pm
by Guest
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Hayden Wilson and Linda Clark of Dentons Kensington Swan assess what the weekend's election result means from a range of perspectives, and for the key protagonists
Labour can claim line honours in the race to build more homes but National also ran a good race in its last two terms in government, with the much maligned Resource Management Act in place
10th Oct 20, 9:59am
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Labour can claim line honours in the race to build more homes but National also ran a good race in its last two terms in government, with the much maligned Resource Management Act in place
Labour plans more controls on planting plantation forests to protect valuable soils and water resources, will require residential property managers to be licensed and will put a framework in place to help people with properties affected by climate change
2nd Oct 20, 12:23pm
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Labour plans more controls on planting plantation forests to protect valuable soils and water resources, will require residential property managers to be licensed and will put a framework in place to help people with properties affected by climate change
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
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
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Housing, roading, rail, cycling and water projects among those named by the Government to go through special streamlined consenting process
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
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Government unveils freshwater reforms; delays controversial decision on nitrogen bottom line; allocates more funding towards the programme than it would've pre-covid
National commits to creating a 'Regulatory Reduction Minister' portfolio to manage two-for-one regulation reduction policy
9th Mar 20, 10:29am
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National commits to creating a 'Regulatory Reduction Minister' portfolio to manage two-for-one regulation reduction policy
How Judith Collins has more in common with her arch nemesis, Phil Twyford, than one might be led to believe
23rd Dec 19, 10:09am
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How Judith Collins has more in common with her arch nemesis, Phil Twyford, than one might be led to believe
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 
A closer look at Phil Twyford's much-anticipated Bill that will give central government the power to fast-track large urban development projects
10th Dec 19, 3:59pm
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A closer look at Phil Twyford's much-anticipated Bill that will give central government the power to fast-track large urban development projects
Brendon Harre asks if Wellington is perpetually stuck being a sleepy government town that is incapable of being entrepreneurial in its public policy making
19th Oct 19, 9:59am
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Brendon Harre asks if Wellington is perpetually stuck being a sleepy government town that is incapable of being entrepreneurial in its public policy making
A wrap of the not so politically sexy work underway to increase the supply of houses... eventually
12th Oct 19, 11:26am
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A wrap of the not so politically sexy work underway to increase the supply of houses... eventually
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
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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'
Over 34,000 homes expected to be built in the Pukekohe and Drury areas by 2050
5th Aug 19, 4:09pm
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Over 34,000 homes expected to be built in the Pukekohe and Drury areas by 2050
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 
Guy Trafford tries to unpick the practical cost impact on livestock farmers from the new agricultural emissions plan, revealing significant disparities. An RMA review is announced
25th Jul 19, 9:36am
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Guy Trafford tries to unpick the practical cost impact on livestock farmers from the new agricultural emissions plan, revealing significant disparities. An RMA review is announced