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Resource Management Review Panel Report – Te Tiriti o Waitangi me te ao Māori

  Authors – Horiana Irwin-Easthope and Maia Wikaira, Mātauranga Knowledge Hub Co-Leaders The purpose of this note is to briefly…

Crown Pastoral Reform Bill – new legislation affecting New Zealand’s high country pastoral land

  Authors: Shelley Chadwick, Associate and Robert Huse, Partner, Anderson Lloyd  In 2018 and 2019, the Government undertook a review…

19 projects will clean up and protect waterways

A package of 19 projects will help clean up and protect waterways and create local jobs. The projects have been…

Release of MfE’s Measuring Emissions Guidance

Working from home, public transport and additional animals such as alpacas, donkeys and chickens are some of the new emissions…

From your President

He mihi nui ki a koutou, Kua tae mai te mutunga tau.  The end of the year is upon us. …

Beehive briefing sets out local government priorities

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has publicly released its Briefing for the Incoming Government, identifying three intertwined areas within the…

Te Waihanga to look at infrastructure’s role in improving well-being

New Zealand Infrastructure Commission, Te Waihanga is looking at the role infrastructure can have in improving New Zealander’s wellbeing. A paper, “Infrastructure under one roof”, is part…

A review of the funding and prioritisation of environmental research in New Zealand

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, is urging the Government to reconsider the way it funds environmental research…

Urban Development, the NPS on Urban Development and Urban Growth

  Authors: Thomas Gibbons, Thomas Gibbons Law & Charlotte Muggeridge, Associate, Harkness Henry  Introduction  The problem of growth is multi-faceted….

Infrastructure sector’s top issues and priorities for the new Government

Hamish Glenn, Policy Director at Infrastructure New Zealand says the infrastructure sector remains hopeful that the Government can deliver on…

Horizons Regional Council : Senior Policy Planner

Challenging and varied work across fresh water, land use, biodiversity, and climate change. Opportunities to lead significant areas of regional…

Randerson Report – Landscape and Urban Design analysis

Author: Dennis Scott – Landscape and Urban Design Knowledge Hub Leader This item is a brief landscape and urban design…

A road to nowhere? The role of the overall broad judgment post-Davidson

  Author: Aidan Cameron, Employed Barrister, Bankside Chambers The phrase “overall broad judgment” (or OBJ) has had much ink spilled…

Federated Farmers : Principal Policy Advisor (Water)

We are seeking a talented lawyer or planner to take the lead in our thinking on freshwater policy. Are you…

Randerson Report – analysis from the RMA Policy and Review Knowledge Hub

Other articles in this series provide comment on specific issues from the Randerson Report (“Report”), including the role of mana…

Fast track referrals will speed up recovery and boost jobs and home building

The Government is taking action to increase jobs, speed up the economic recovery and build houses by putting three more…

EECA launches new approach to climate change action

A new Gen Less campaign launched by EECA encourages New Zealanders to flip the usual way they think about climate…

Independent panel approves Canterbury housing project

The first Papakāinga housing development considered under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-Track Consenting) Act 2020 has been approved. The Rāpaki Papakāinga…

Climate Change and the Courts

Author: Duncan Ballinger, Barrister, Stout Street Chambers  Climate change is the pressing issue of our times. We must act urgently…

Resource management reforms must support outcomes

“To achieve the outcomes the Government wants, it will have to define them, publish them and incorporate them in a…

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