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Briefings, weekly updates and cabinet papers

This list captures material which the Ministry for the Environment has provided to Government Ministers. In many cases a copy of the briefing note is available by clicking the title. If you are interested in a paper which is not available you can request it under the Official Information Act.

In some cases material may have been withheld in full or in part, these withholds have been agreed with Ministers.

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Date of briefing Title Portfolio To Ministers CC Ministers Date published Legislation type Reference number
27 January 2020 Hon James Shaw - weekly updates January 2020 Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Weekly updates
16 July 2020 Cabinet paper: Proceeds from the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Cabinet paper
25 June 2020 Minute of decision: Forestry-related Decisions: Delegation of Power to a Subgroup of Ministers Climate Change September 2020 Cabinet minute ENV-20-MIN-0023
29 June 2020 Hon Nanaia Mahuta - Environment Weekly Updates June 2020 Environment Hon Nanaia Mahuta September 2020 Weekly updates
14 February 2019 ETS auctioning proceeds and the transition to a low-emissions and climate-resilient New Zealand Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Briefing note
20 November 2019 Cabinet paper: Investigating the need to limit plantation forestry on productive land Climate Change September 2020 Cabinet paper
25 June 2020 Cabinet Environment, Energy and Climate Committee minute of decision Report back on the climate implications of policy assessment framework Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Cabinet minute ENV-20-MIN-0022
05 August 2020 Cabinet paper: Climate-related financial disclosures Climate Change September 2020 Cabinet paper
27 February 2020 Hon James Shaw - weekly updates February 2020 Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Weekly updates
23 July 2020 Proceeds from the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Cabinet minute ENV-20-MIN-0030
23 July 2020 Cabinet paper: National Environmental Standard for the Outdoor Storage of Tyres policy recommendations Environment Hon David Parker Hon Eugenie Sage September 2020 Cabinet paper
13 July 2020 Hon Nanaia Mahuta - Environment Weekly Update July 2020 Environment Hon Nanaia Mahuta September 2020 Weekly updates
28 February 2020 Hon Eugenie Sage Environment Weekly Update - February 2020 Environment Hon Eugenie Sage September 2020 Weekly updates
21 November 2019 Feedback on Treasury hypothecation report Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Briefing note
17 February 2020 Report on overseas travel: Hon Eugenie Sage Environment September 2020 Cabinet paper
25 June 2020 Minute of decision: extending the Climate Change Commission's statutory deadlines Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Cabinet minute ENV-20-MIN-0025
05 August 2020 Cabinet paper: Climate-related financial disclosures Climate Change September 2020 Cabinet paper
29 June 2020 Cabinet paper: Report back on the climate implications of policy assessment framework Climate Change September 2020 Cabinet paper
05 August 2020 Cabinet minute: Climate-related financial disclosures Climate Change September 2020 Cabinet minute Dev-20-MIN-0151
02 July 2020 Proceeds from the NZ ETS Cabinet paper for consultation Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Briefing note
23 July 2020 Cabinet minute: National Environmental Standard for the Outdoor Storage of Tyres policy approval Environment Hon David Parker Hon Eugenie Sage September 2020 Cabinet minute ENV-20-MIN-0026
25 June 2020 Draft NZ ETS proceeds Cabinet paper for comment Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Briefing note
28 May 2020 Hon Nanaia Mahuta Environment Weekly Updates May 2020 Environment Hon Nanaia Mahuta September 2020 Weekly updates
25 June 2020 Forestry-related decisions: delegation of power to a subgroup of Ministers Climate Change September 2020 Cabinet paper
28 April 2020 Hon Nanaia Mahuta Environment Weekly Updates April 2020 Environment Hon Nanaia Mahuta September 2020 Weekly updates
15 March 2018 Accounting for the NZ ETS in the Crown’s Accounts Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Briefing note
25 November 2019 Cabinet minute: Investigating the Need to Limit Plantation Forestry on Productive Land Environment September 2020 CAB-19-MIN-0620.01
29 June 2020 Cabinet paper: Extending the Climate Change Commission’s statutory deadlines Climate Change Hon James Shaw September 2020 Cabinet paper
13 July 2020 Climate-related financial disclosures Climate Change September 2020 Regulatory impact statement
26 February 2020 Essential Freshwater 82: Making Freshwater Farm Plans enforceable Environment Hon David Parker August 2020 Briefing note
06 March 2020 Briefing note: Policy Decision to Amend the Fixed Price Option Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Briefing note
29 April 2020 Ozone Layer Protection Act: 2018 annual report Environment Hon David Parker August 2020 Briefing note
04 August 2020 Approval of Gazette notices for industrial allocation data collection Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Briefing note
27 February 2020 Hon Nanaia Mahuta Environment Weekly Updates February 2020 Environment Hon Nanaia Mahuta August 2020 Weekly updates
08 June 2020 Cabinet minute of decision: Report of the Cabinet Environment, Energy and Climate Committee: Period Ended 5 June 2020 Environment Hon Eugenie Sage August 2020 Cabinet minute CAB-20-MIN-0264.
23 July 2020 Cabinet minute: Basel Convention to Better Manage the International Trade in Plastic Waste final policy proposals Environment Hon Eugenie Sage August 2020 ENV-20-MIN-0029
18 August 2020 NZ ETS Settings: Consultation Document Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Cabinet minute CAB-19-MIN-0688
29 November 2019 Hon Eugenie Sage Environment Weekly Updates - December 2019 Environment Hon Eugenie Sage August 2020 Weekly updates
05 February 2020 NZ ETS Auctioning Regulations update Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Briefing note
28 July 2020 Cabinet paper: New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme settings regulations Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Cabinet paper
08 June 2020 Proposals for a more effective waste levy Environment Hon Eugenie Sage August 2020 Cabinet paper
02 March 2020 Cabinet paper: Policy decisions for the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reform) Amendment Bill departmental report Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Cabinet paper
08 October 2018 Proposed Resource Management Amendment Bll Environment August 2020 Cabinet minute CAB-18-MIN-0485.01
01 April 2020 Essential Freshwater 86 Progressing multiple initiatives to address excessive nitrogen quickly Environment Hon David Parker August 2020 Briefing note
18 August 2020 Briefing note: Changes to NZ ETS settings regulations draft Cabinet paper Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Briefing note
16 December 2019 Essential Freshwater 81 Update on options to address key consultation themes Environment Hon David Parker August 2020 Briefing note
09 April 2020 Briefing note: Policy decision to implement the extended Fixed Price Option as a backstop Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Briefing note
26 May 2020 Cabinet minute: Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reform) Amendment Bill: Supplementary order paper Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Cabinet minute LEG-20-MIN-0063
26 June 2020 Regulatory Impact Statement – NES for outdoor storage of tyres Environment Hon David Parker Hon Eugenie Sage August 2020 Regulatory impact statement
18 August 2020 Impact Statement: Implementing amendments to the Basel Convention to better manage the international trade in plastic waste Section 1: Environment Hon Eugenie Sage August 2020 Regulatory impact statement
07 August 2020 Cabinet paper: Improving our framework for managing environmentally harmful products in New Zealand Environment Hon Eugenie Sage August 2020 Cabinet paper
26 March 2020 Hon Nanaia Mahuta Environment Weekly Updates March 2020 Environment Hon Nanaia Mahuta August 2020 Weekly updates
06 November 2019 Consultation on Regulations for NZ ETS Rules for Auctioning Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Cabinet minute DEV-19-MIN-0294
04 June 2020 Government response to Select Committee on Food Waste Environment Hon Eugenie Sage August 2020 Cabinet minute ENV-20-MIN-0019
06 June 2020 Cabinet paper: National Climate Change Risk Assessment public release and initial Government response Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Cabinet paper
11 June 2019 Consultation on Regulations for NZ ETS Rules for Auctioning Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Cabinet paper
28 November 2019 Hon Eugenie Sage Environment Weekly Updates November 2019 Environment Hon Eugenie Sage August 2020 Weekly updates
02 March 2020 Cabinet minute: Policy decisions for the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reform) Amendment Bill departmental report Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Cabinet minute CAB-20-MIN-0062
17 April 2020 Joint briefing note: Progressing Cabinet decisions on the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme for Forestry in light of COVID-19 Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Briefing note
26 May 2020 Cabinet paper: Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reform) Amendment Bill supplementary order paper Climate Change Hon James Shaw August 2020 Cabinet paper