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Our mission is environmental stewardship for a prosperous New Zealand – tiakina te taiao kia tōnui a Aotearoa. Find out more about our role and who we work with on environmental issues.


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The Te Mana o Te Wai Fund is now seeking applications for projects that support or enable iwi/hapū to improve the quality of freshwater bodies. Find out more...

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The principle of kaitiakitanga places a strong kinship obligation on Māori to protect the environment for the benefit of present and future generations. Find out more about why this is important to us.

We are pleased to announce our new MfE Data Service. The service allows free web-based access to our data through open-file downloads and machine readable web service APIs. It has been made possible through a shared services agreement with Land Information New Zealand. Find out more about the service.

Welcome to our new and improved website! If you’ve linked to our website in the past, please check your links as you may need to set some of them up again. Find out more about what's changed.

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