The National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014 (NPS-FM) is about recognising the national significance of fresh water and Te Mana o te Wai (the mana of the water).
The video on this page shows how the NPS-FM could be implemented in each region and is for anyone interested in freshwater management.
The Government has announced the creation of a new ocean sanctuary in the Kermadec region of the South Pacific Ocean.
The Environmental Reporting Act passed on 24 September 2015.
In August we published a list of topics that the Government intends to address nationally using one of the RMA legislative tools.
A draft guide to identifying freshwater management units under the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014October 2015
Proposed amendments to the National Environmental Standards for Telecommunication Facilities 2008: Recommendations for proposed amendmentsSeptember 2015