New Zealand’s second biennial report under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Publication date: 
December 2015
Publication reference number: 
ME 1223

The biennial report presents New Zealand’s progress towards meeting its commitments under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It contains updates on a subset of the information found in New Zealand’s sixth national communication published in 2013.

In particular it provides:

  • accounting for the Kyoto Protocol first commitment period, indicating that New Zealand met its target
  • up-to-date information on New Zealand's emissions reduction targets, including the 2030 intended nationally determined contribution announced in July 2015
  • projections of greenhouse gas emissions and removals
  • information on the provision of financial, technological and capacity building support to developing countries.

Full time series of the emissions published in the projections chapter of the biennial report [Excel, 63 KB]