RMA & Local Government

Council's Refusal to Sign Climate Declaration Successfully challenged in High Court

Case Summary: Hauraki Coromandel Climate Action Incorporated v Thames...

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Make Way for the 'New' RMA..

The Government is pushing ahead with reform of the Resource...

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DEDICATED WATCHDOG FOR DRINKING WATER

The Government has announced that a new dedicated drinking water...

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Replacing the RMA

Replacing the RMA: Comprehensive Resource Management Reform Report...

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They are Fixing the RMA

“Crikey they’re at it again fixing the RMA”…...

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Phase One RMA reforms.

Phase One RMA reforms – some progressive changes relating to...

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High Court Dismisses Water Bottling Appeals

Case Summary: Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa v Bay of Plenty Regional...

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National Planning Standards Released

The Minister for the Environment and the Minister of Conservation...

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New Draft National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity

On 25 November the Government released its draft National Policy...

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Fast tracking RMA Consents and Designations

The COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-Track) Consenting Act came into effect on...

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Urban Development Act - Major Changes

Major changes are under foot for urban development in New Zealand...

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Feng Shui and wastewater...

An article regarding Feng Shui blocking a storm water pipe in...

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Freshwater Reforms

The Government has announced its proposals for national direction on...

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Resource Management Amendment Bill 2019: Summary of Changes

Everyone’s favourite piece of legislation to tinker with is...

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