Tauranga : RMLA / NZPI / MfE : National Planning Standards Regional Workshop

The National Planning Standards are a new requirement in the 2017 amendments to the Resource Management Act.

The RMLA, New Zealand Planning Institute and the Ministry for the Environment have partnered to run a series of regional workshops in June 2017 to assist RMLA and NZPI members in preparing for implementation.

All attendees MUST:

The format these workshops will take is as follows:

3:00–3:10 pm: Afternoon tea

3:10–3:15 pm: Welcome and housekeeping

3:15–3:20 pm: Summary of how this workshop fits into the broader programme of MfE consultation

3:20–3:50 pm: RLAB update and Q&A

3:50–4:05 pm: Rationale for the Planning Standards and the timeframes for development

4:05–4:15 pm: Introduction of staff and instructions for workshop exercise

4:15–4:45 pm: First round of discussions (30 minutes)

4:47–5:12 pm: Second round of discussions (25 minutes)

5:14–5:34 pm: Third round of discussions (20 minutes)

5:35–5:45 pm: Each group coordinator takes 2 minutes each to summarise the topic discussion and any highlight findings

5:45–5:55 pm: Thanks and next steps

6:00 pm: Conclusion

CPD:  2.5 hours

Entry is free of charge, but spaces are limited, so be in quick!

In addition to those regions advertised on this website, workshops will also be held:

  • 7 June – West Coast at Buller District Council – please email helmink@rmla.org.nz if interested in attending;
  • 21 June – Invercargill – please see the NZPI website to register for this

When: 08 June 2017

Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Where: Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chambers

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