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Independent report on regional council compliance, monitoring and enforcement

The RMA is New Zealand’s flagship environmental legislation and its implementation is highly devolved.

Achieving the purpose of the Act – the sustainable management of natural and physical resources – is dependent on the quality of that implementation. Monitoring and reporting on the activities and performance of agencies charged with applying the Act is pivotal to understanding our nation’s stewardship of the environment and to reviewing and validating the institutional arrangements in place to carry out that important role.

To read the summary click here.

Read the full publication – CME-Regional-Sector-Metrics-Report-FINAL.pdf (1.9 MB)