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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
Proposal for Exclusive Economic Zone environmental effects legislation May 2011 Cabinet paper Cab 07-C-0751
Proposal for Exclusive Economic Zone environmental effects legislation May 2011 Cabinet paper Cab 07-C-0751
Regulatory Impact Statement Proposed National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health May 2011 Regulatory impact statement
Proposal for Exclusive Economic Zone Environment Effects Legislation CAB Paper 2011 May 2011 Cabinet paper
Proposal for Exclusive Economic Zone environmental effects legislation May 2011 Cabinet paper Cab 07-C-0751
Phase Two of the Resource Management Reforms - Urban and Infrastructure Planning and General Issues May 2011 Cabinet paper
Fresh Start for Fresh Water - Forward work programme May 2011 Cabinet paper
Proposal for Exclusive Economic Zone environmental effects legislation May 2011 Cabinet paper Cab 07-C-0751
Proposal for Exclusive Economic Zone environmental effects legislation May 2011 Cabinet paper Cab 07-C-0751
Regulatory Impact Statement: National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2011 April 2011 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement – National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Statement April 2011 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement: National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2011 April 2011 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement: Exclusive Economic Zone and Extended Continental Shelf Environmental Effect Legislation April 2011 Regulatory impact statement
Assistance Fund for Freshwater Clean-ups March 2011 Cabinet paper
Assistance Fund for Freshwater Clean-ups March 2011 Cabinet paper
Regulatory Impact Statement New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Industrial Allocation for Production of Reconstituted Wood Panels (Group 5 Activity) February 2011 Regulatory impact statement
Advisory Group on Green Growth initiatives January 2011 Cabinet paper
Cabinet minute: Proposed National Policy Statement on Indigenous Biodiversity: Release for Public Consultation December 2010 Cabinet minute CAB Min (10) 43/9
Regulatory impact statement: Amending the PM10 Air Quality Standards: Final Recommendations November 2010 Regulatory impact statement
Amending the PM10 Air Quality Standards: Final recommendations November 2010 Cabinet paper
Regulatory impact statement: Options for improving indigenous biodiversity on private land November 2010 Regulatory impact statement
Proposed National Policy Statement on Indigenous Biodiversity: Proposal to release for public consultation November 2010 Cabinet paper
Regulatory impact statement: Options for improving indigenous biodiversity on private land November 2010 Regulatory impact statement
Cabinet minute CAB Min (10) 34/9: Canterbury Earthquake (RMA) Amendment Order 2010 September 2010 Cabinet minute CAB Min (10) 34/9
Regulatory Impact Statement NZETS: Industrial allocation for group 3 activities September 2010 Regulatory impact statement
Emissions Trading Scheme: Regulations for Solid Waste Disposal Facilities September 2010 Cabinet paper
Canterbury Earthquake (RMA 1991) Amendment Order 2010 September 2010 Cabinet paper
Emissions Trading Scheme: Regulations for Solid Waste Disposal Facilities September 2010 Cabinet paper
Regulatory Impact Statement: NZETS: Industrial allocation for group 2 activities August 2010 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement: Climate Change (Synthetic Greenhouse Gases) Regulations 2010 June 2010 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Industrial allocation June 2010 Regulatory impact statement
RIS: Climate Change Response (Disposal Facilities) Regulations 2010 June 2010 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Industrial allocation June 2010 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Draft Fishing Allocation Plan June 2010 Regulatory impact statement
Environment Canterbury (Temporary Commissioners and Improved Water Management) Bill: Approval for Introduction March 2010 Cabinet paper
Update to Cabinet on progress following review of Environment Canterbury March 2010 Cabinet paper
Update to the Cabinet on progress following review of Environment Canterbury March 2010 Cabinet minute CAB Min (10) 7/14
Additional Item: Review of Environment Canterbury Performance CAB Min (10) 5/13 February 2010 Cabinet minute CAB Min (10) 5/13
Briefing Paper 10-B-00003: Resource Consent Applications for Dairy Farming Under-Cover in the MacKenzie Basin January 2010 Briefing note Briefing Paper 10-B-00003
Briefing Paper 10-B-00041: Ministerial Intervention – Environment Canterbury Under-Cover Farming Resource Consent Applications January 2010 Briefing note Briefing Paper 10-B-00041
Briefing Paper 10-B-0117:Mackenzie Dairying Call-In: Call-In Direction, Appointment Letters and Terms of Reference for the Board of Inquiry January 2010 Briefing note Briefing Paper 10-B-0117
Briefing Paper 10-B-00003: Resource Consent Applications for Dairy Farming Under-Cover in the MacKenzie Basin January 2010 Briefing note Briefing Paper 10-B-00003
Briefing Paper 10-B-00041: Ministerial Intervention – Environment Canterbury Under-Cover Farming Resource Consent Applications January 2010 Briefing note Briefing Paper 10-B-00041
Briefing Paper 10-B-0117:Mackenzie Dairying Call-In: Call-In Direction, Appointment Letters and Terms of Reference for the Board of Inquiry January 2010 Briefing note Briefing Paper 10-B-0117
Briefing Paper 10-B-00041: Ministerial Intervention – Environment Canterbury Under-Cover Farming Resource Consent Applications January 2010 Briefing note Briefing Paper 10-B-00041
Briefing Paper 10-B-00041: Ministerial Intervention – Environment Canterbury Under-Cover Farming Resource Consent Applications January 2010 Briefing note Briefing Paper 10-B-00041
Regulatory Impact Statement: Climate Change Response (Moderated Emissions Trading) Amendment Bill September 2009 Regulatory impact statement
Cabinet Minute CAB Min (09) 31/10: New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Regulations August 2009 Cabinet minute CAB Min (09) 31/10
Briefing note 09-B-02068: Impacts of 2020 targets on the Māori economy August 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-02068
Cabinet Minute CAB Min (09) 31/10: New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Regulations August 2009 Cabinet minute CAB Min (09) 31/10
Briefing note 09-B-02068: Impacts of 2020 targets on the Māori economy August 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-02068
Briefing note 09-B-02155: Implications of the 2020 target on the second commitment period July 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-02155
Briefing note 09-B-01970: Macro-economic impacts of different 2020 targets July 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-01970
Briefing note 09-B-02067: Final updated report on modelling the economic impacts of different 2020 target scenarios July 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-02067
Briefing note 09-B-01970: Macro-economic impacts of different 2020 targets July 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-01970
Briefing note 09-B-01908: Land use area figures identified by the LUCAS mapping programme July 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-01908
Briefing note 09-B-02067: Final updated report on modelling the economic impacts of different 2020 target scenarios July 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-02067
Briefing note 09-B-02155: Implications of the 2020 target on the second commitment period July 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-02155
Briefing note 09-B-01908: Land use area figures identified by the LUCAS mapping programme July 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-01908
Briefing note 09-B-1507: New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections to 2020 June 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-1507