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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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Thank you to everyone we've worked with this year. We wish you a very safe and happy holiday season! Me ngā mihi o te wā ki ā koe. View our holiday card.

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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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