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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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A recent report shows air quality has generally improved since 2008. Find out more about the Airshed progress report.

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We’re proud to have great planners in our midst! November hosts World Town Planning Day to celebrate those who work across many different areas that affect our environment. Find out more about our planners.

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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Ko te whenua te waiu mo nga uri whakatipu. Our land and resources provide the sustenance for our future generations. Find out more about how we work with iwi and Māori.

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