The Environmental Reporting Act 2015 requires us to publish one domain report every six months and a synthesis report on New Zealand's environment as a whole every three years.
This page provides links to these national reports and related products. The latest report in the series is 'Our land 2018' released on 19 April.
2018 reporting – Land
Our land 2018 presents information about the state of our land, the pressures on this state, and what that means for us and the environment.
2017 reporting – Atmosphere and climate
Our atmosphere and climate 2017 presents information about the state of our atmosphere and climate, the pressures on this state, and what that means for us and the environment.
2017 reporting – Fresh water
Our fresh water 2017 presents information about the state of our fresh water, the pressures on this state, and what that means for us and the environment.
2016 reporting – Marine
Our marine environment 2016 presents an overview of the pressures our marine environment faces, how it is changing and the impacts on our biodiversity, economy and way of life.
Environment Aotearoa 2015 provides an overall picture of our environment across the air, atmosphere and climate, fresh water, land, and marine domains including interactions between domains. Biodiversity is included as a cross-domain theme.
2014 reporting – Air
This report presents the changes in our air quality over time, and the associated pressures and impacts. It helps us identify and understand air quality issues at the national level.
Local government conducts environmental reporting at a local level. To find out more go to your regional/local council's website, see Council maps and websites [Local Government New Zealand website]