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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
Response to Review of Environment Canterbury March 2008 Cabinet minute CAB Min (10) 8/4
Proposed National Environmental Standard for Measurement of Water Takes February 2008 Cabinet paper POL (08) 16
Regulatory impact statement for draft National Environmental Standard on Measuring Water Takes February 2008 Regulatory impact statement
Approval of the National Policy Statement on Electricity Transmission February 2008 Cabinet paper
Proposed National Environmental Standard for Measurement of Water Takes February 2008 Cabinet paper POL (08) 16
Regulatory impact statement for draft National Environmental Standard on Measuring Water Takes February 2008 Regulatory impact statement
Towards a Sustainable New Zealand: Update on the Household Sustainability Programme December 2007 Cabinet paper POL (07) 457
Towards a Sustainable New Zealand: Update on the Household Sustainability Programme December 2007 Cabinet paper POL (07) 457
Environment New Zealand 2007 – National-level State of the Environment Report October 2007 Cabinet paper POL (07) 386
Environment New Zealand 2007 – National-level State of the Environment Report October 2007 Cabinet paper POL (07) 386
Towards a Sustainable New Zealand: Carbon Neutral Public Service – Offset Portfolio June 2007 Cabinet paper POL (07) 215
Towards a Sustainable New Zealand: Measures to minimise solid waste May 2007 Cabinet paper POL (07) 132
Towards a Sustainable New Zealand: Household Sustainability Programme April 2007 Cabinet paper POL (07) 146
Towards a Sustainable New Zealand: Carbon Neutral Public Service April 2007 Cabinet paper POL (07) 131
Implementation of a Mandatory Vehicle Fuel Economy Labelling Scheme April 2007 Cabinet paper EDC (07) 83
Towards a Sustainable New Zealand: Household Sustainability Programme April 2007 Cabinet paper POL (07) 146
Towards a Sustainable New Zealand: Overview paper March 2007 Cabinet paper POL (07) 84
Towards a Sustainable New Zealand: Overview paper March 2007 Cabinet paper POL (07) 84
Towards a Sustainable New Zealand: Next Steps February 2007 Cabinet paper CAB (07) 15
POL Min (06) 20/12: Helping New Zealand Prepare for and Adapt to Climate Change September 2006 Cabinet minute POL Min (06) 20/12
POL Min (06) 20/12: Helping New Zealand Prepare for and Adapt to Climate Change September 2006 Cabinet minute POL Min (06) 20/12
Cabinet Minute CBC Min (05) 20/10: Climate Change: Review of Policy and Next Steps December 2005 Cabinet minute CBC Min (05) 20/10
Climate Change – Review of Policy and Next Steps December 2005 Cabinet paper CBC (05) 394
Cabinet Minute CBC Min (05) 20/10: Climate Change: Review of Policy and Next Steps December 2005 Cabinet minute CBC Min (05) 20/10
Climate Change – Review of Policy and Next Steps December 2005 Cabinet paper CBC (05) 394
Cover Note Erratum POL (04) 8/10: Climate Change: The Outcome of the First Projects Tender Round January 2005 Cabinet paper POL (04) 8/10
Cover Note Erratum POL (04) 8/10: Climate Change: The Outcome of the First Projects Tender Round January 2005 Cabinet paper POL (04) 8/10
Regulatory Impact Statement: Package to improve the Resource Management Act 1991 December 2004 Regulatory impact statement
Water Programme of Action - Consultation on policy direction October 2004 Cabinet paper POL (04) 320
Water Programme of Action - Consultation on policy direction October 2004 Cabinet paper POL (04) 320
Government Agreement to Legislate - Implementation of the Fiordland Marine Conservation Strategy September 2004 Cabinet paper
Government Agreement to Legislate - Implementation of the Fiordland Marine Conservation Strategy September 2004 Cabinet paper
Regulatory impact and compliance cost statement: NES to Control Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Landfills July 2004 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory impact and compliance cost statement: NES to Control Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Landfills July 2004 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory impact and compliance cost statement: The Waitaki Catchment - water allocation November 2003 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory impact and compliance cost statement: The Waitaki Catchment - water allocation November 2003 Regulatory impact statement
Government Endorses Approach - Implementation of the Fiordland Marine Conservation Strategy November 2003 Cabinet paper
Government Endorses Approach - Implementation of the Fiordland Marine Conservation Strategy November 2003 Cabinet paper
POL Min (03) 21/7: Climate Change: The Projects Mechanism - Details of the model Project Agreements August 2003 Cabinet minute POL Min (03) 21/7
POL Min (03) 21/7: Climate Change: The Projects Mechanism - Details of the model Project Agreements August 2003 Cabinet minute POL Min (03) 21/7
Briefing note: Freshwater Reform: Progressing a national objectives framework and other amendments to the national policy statement for freshwater management, June 2013 June 1013 Briefing note 13-B-01028
Proposed National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation 2008 regulatory impact statement Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory impact statement: Use of alternative form of regulations on the measurement of water takes Regulatory impact statement
Proposal for Exclusive Economic Zone Environmental Effects Legislation - Cabinet decisions Cabinet paper Cab 07-C-0751
CAB Min (02) 26/17: Climate Change II: Public Awareness and Education, Business Opportunities and Local Government Partnership Cabinet minute CAB Min (02) 26/17
Briefing note 09-B-01825: New Zealand’s 2020 Target – further analysis and options Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-01825
Moderated Emissions Trading Scheme – further proposed amendments to the Climate Change Response Act 2002 Cabinet paper
Fresh Start for Fresh Water: High level Government response to the Land and Water Forum report Cabinet minute EGI Min (11) 18/2
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
Moderated Emissions Trading Scheme - proposed amendments to the Climate Change Response Act 2002 Cabinet paper
POL Min (06) 20/13 Revised: Government Leadership in Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Cabinet minute POL Min (06) 20/13 Revised
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
Providing National guidance on Renewable Energy Projects through the Resource Management Act 1991 Cabinet paper CBC (07) 177
Laboratory Research, Cloning, and Human Cell Lines Cabinet paper
CAB Min (09) 28/10: Amendments for a Moderated Emissions Trading Scheme Cabinet minute CAB Min (09) 28/10
Environment Canterbury (Temporary Commissioners and Improved Water Management) Bill: Approval for Introduction Cabinet minute CAB Min (10) 11/12
STR Min (09) 18: Moderated New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Potential Policy Packages Cabinet minute STR Min (09) 18
Helping New Zealand Prepare for and Adapt to Climate Change Cabinet paper POL (06) 269
Regulatory impact statement: Response to review of Environment Canterbury Agency Disclosure Statement Regulatory impact statement
Climate Change: A Three Stage Process for Developing and Implementing Negotiated Greenhouse Agreements with Industry Cabinet paper POL (01) 27