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Clear, robust national standards for water quality
- 3 July 2014 The Government has today announced clear, robust national standards for freshwater that will make a significant improvement to the way freshwater is managed.
Resource Management Survey shows need for second phase of RMA reforms
- 4 April 2014 The 2012/13 Resource Management Survey shows the Government’s first phase of RMA reforms aimed at improving consenting processes are paying off, however further reform of our planning frameworks is still required.
Guidelines provide clear direction on hydraulic fracturing best practice
- 27 March 2014 New guidelines for managing the environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing support the environmentally responsible development of resources, Environment Minister Amy Adams announced today.
New regulations for exploratory drilling
- 27 February 2014 New regulations for exploratory drilling
200,000 TVs collected under Govt’s TV Takeback programme
- 19 February 2014 Environment Minister Amy Adams says more than 200,000 televisions have now been collected for recycling under the Government’s TV TakeBack programme.
Environmental champions sought
- 14 February 2014 Environment Minister Amy Adams has today announced that entries are open for the Government’s premier environmental awards, which honour those dedicated to protecting and improving our environment.
Previous media releases from our Ministers
Conferences and events:
Section 32 training available
: The Ministry’s annual Green Ribbon Awards and other national and international honours.
New Zealand Climate Change media releases
: Find out what topics the Ministry is currently consulting on and how to have a say on government policy.
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