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Our mission is environmental stewardship for a prosperous New Zealand – tiakina te taiao kia tōnui a Aotearoa. Find out more about our role and who we work with on environmental issues.


The Government is proposing reforms to the way freshwater is managed.

See the summary of public submissions on the proposed reforms.

See the submissions.



View data at a national or local level / Drill down into the data using our data visualisation tool / Download the datasets


See Reporting for 2014/15

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These annual awards celebrate exceptional environmental achievements by New Zealanders. 


See the 2016 winners. 



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