National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014

Publication date: 
July 2014
Publication reference number: 
ME 1155

The National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014 (NPS-FM 2014) sets out the objectives and policies for freshwater management under the Resource Management Act 1991. The NPS-FM 2014 came into effect on 1 August 2014. 

The Government is currently seeking feedback on proposed amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014.

To find out more see Clean water reforms 2017. Submissions close at 5pm on Friday 28 April 2017.

Related information

Guidance on implementing the NPS-FM 2014 is provided in A Guide to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014. 

For summary information on the NPS-FM 2014 see the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management section on this website.