Open consultations

This section provides links to Ministry of Environment consultations that are currently under way.

This section has been developed to provide a straight-forward way of making submissions and encouraging discussion. Please select the consultation you are interested in from the list below and follow the instructions that are provided.

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Proposed National Environmental Standard for the Outdoor Storage of Tyres

The Government is consulting on its proposed National Environmental Standard for the Outdoor Storage of Tyres (NES). The proposed national standard would enable local authorities to appropriately manage the risks that can arise from outdoor tyre storage.

Consultation document

Read the consultation document on the proposed NES.

Read more on the Beehive website.

Make a submission

Submissions are due by 5:00pm on Friday 4 August 2017.

Waste 22 June 2017 5.00 pm Friday 04 August 2017
Proposed National Environmental Standard for Marine Aquaculture

The Government is seeking feedback on a proposed National Environmental Standard for Marine Aquaculture (NES).

Marine 14 June 2017 5.00 pm Tuesday 08 August 2017
Hydrofluorocarbons phase down

The Ministry for the Environment is consulting on New Zealand’s phase down of hydrofluorocarbons, greenhouse gases which could have a significant climate change impact.

International environmental agreements 11 May 2017 5.00 pm Friday 23 June 2017
National Planning Standards workshops for RMLA and NZPI members

A series of regional workshops on the National Planning Standards are being held in June and July for Resource Management Law Association and New Zealand Planning Institute members.

RMA 09 May 2017 5.00 pm Wednesday 05 July 2017