Information required from local authorities

This page has details and guidance on the information local authorities are required to provide each financial year for the National Monitoring System. 

Information requirements — 2016/17 

Local authorities are required to submit the NMS information requirements for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 to the Ministry by Friday 28th July 2017.

Hon Dr Nick Smith, Minister for the Environment, has written to all local authority mayors and chairs to confirm the NMS information requirements for 2016/17.

The documents relevant to this request can be viewed by following the links below:

If you have any questions relating to the NMS, please contact the NMS team at