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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
Emissions Trading Scheme Review 2012 – proposed amendments to the Climate Change Response Act 2002 Cabinet paper
CBC Min (06) 17/19: Asia Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate Cabinet minute CBC Min 06 17/19
Review of operation of Negotiated Greenhouse Agreement policy Cabinet paper CAB (05) 164
Response to Review of Environment Canterbury Cabinet minute CAB Min (10) 11/11
CAB Min (05) 14/10: Review of Operation of Negotiated Greenhouse Agreement Policy Cabinet minute CAB Min (05) 14/10
EEZ and Extended Continental Shelf Environmental Effects Legislation interim measure and other improvements to the Regulatory regime for Offshore Petroleum Cabinet paper
Proposed National Environmental Standard for Sources of Human Drinking Water Cabinet paper
Transfer of discharge and dumping regulatory function Cabinet paper
Food and Medical Cabinet paper
Climate Change I: Confirmation of preferred policy package Cabinet paper POL (02) 143
Office of the Minister for Climate Change Issues Industrial Allocation under the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Group One Activities Cabinet paper EGI Min (10) 14/9
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
CBC Min (03) 3/17: Ministerial Call-In and Confidential Supporting Information Cabinet minute CBC Min (03) 3/17
Climate Change: Setting the direction for future domestic policy options and ratification of the Kyoto Protocol Cabinet paper POL (02) 31
Climate Change Response (Moderated Emissions Trading) Amendment Bill: Approval for Introduction 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
POL Min (01) 7/3: Climate Change: A three stage process for developing and implementing negotiated greenhouse agreements with industry Cabinet minute POL Min (01) 7/3
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
Spatial Planning Options for the Auckland Council Cabinet minute CAB Min (09) 10/1
Cabinet Minute CAB Min (03) 4/1: Summary of Decision Cabinet minute CAB Min (03) 4/1
Climate Change III: Work programme, budget and institution for climate change project Cabinet paper POL (02) 145
EGI Min (10) 14/9: Industrial Allocation Under the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Group One Activities Cabinet minute EGU Min (10) 14/9
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
Climate Change: Institutional arrangements for inventory, registry and Crown trading functions Cabinet paper POL (01) 379
Proposals for the Environmental Protection Authority Cabinet paper
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
Briefing note 09-B-0897: Mitigation and mitigation costs estimates for the period 2013-2020: Background and intended approach to engaging with stakeholders Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-0897
Regulations on the measurement and reporting of water takes Cabinet paper
International Climate Change: New Zealand’s unconditional 2020 target Cabinet paper Cabinet paper 13-C-01331
STR Min (09) 10/1: Climate Change Policy Options Cabinet minute STR Min (09) 10/1
Regulatory Impact Statement Options for Expediting RMA Processes for the Provision of Temporary Accommodation and other Specified Activities Regulatory impact statement
POL Min (03) 8/8: Climate Change: Final policy for negotiated greenhouse agreements (NGAs) Cabinet minute POL Min (03) 8/8
STR Min (09) 11/1: Moderated NZ ETS: Potential Policy Packages Cabinet minute STR Min (09) 11/1
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
Spatial Planning Options for the Auckland Council Cabinet paper
Streamlining the Approval Process for Medicines That Are or Contain New Organisms Cabinet paper
Climate Change IV: The role of the Resource Management Act Cabinet paper POL (02) 146
CAB Min (09) 33/9 - Moderated Emissions Trading Scheme: Amendments to the Climate Change Response Act 2002 Cabinet minute CAB Min (09) 33/9
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
National Environmental Standards for Electricity Transmission Activities under the Resource Management Act 1991 Cabinet paper
New start for fresh water Cabinet paper
Emissions Trading Scheme: Regulations for Stationary Energy and Industrial Processes sectors, Unique Emissions Factors and Other Removal Activities Cabinet paper
National Environmental Standards for Telecommunications Facilities under the Resource Management Act Cabinet paper
CAB Min (09) 28/9: Climate Change: New Zealand's 2020 Emissions Reduction Target Cabinet minute CAB Min (09) 28/9
Regulatory impact statement: Use of alternative form of regulations on the measurement of water takes Regulatory impact statement
Resource Management Discount Regulations Cabinet paper
CBC Min (06) 20/24: Climate Change Policy: Release of Discussion Paper on “Measures to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in New Zealand Post-2012” Cabinet minute CBC Min (06) 20/24
Cover Note POL Min (03) 240- Climate Change: The Projects Mechanism - Details of the model Project Agreements Cabinet minute POL Min (03) 240
Regulatory impact and compliance cost statement: National Environmental Standard for Air Quality Regulatory impact statement
Assistance Fund for Freshwater Clean-ups Cabinet minute EGI Min (11) 4/5
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
Ministerial Call-In and Confidential Supporting Information Cabinet paper
Climate Change II: New Policies Cabinet paper POL (02) 72
Cabinet Minute EGI Min (09) 16/7: Amendments for a Moderated Emissions Trading Scheme Cabinet minute EGI Min (09) 16/7
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
CAB Min (01) 31/12: Climate Change: Paper 2: Domestic Policy Options Cabinet minute CAB Min (01) 31/12
Report back on development of national environmental standards for electricity transmission Cabinet paper
Emissions Trading Scheme: Regulations for Synthetic Greenhouse Gases Cabinet paper
STR Min (09) 18: Moderated New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Potential Policy Packages Cabinet minute STR Min (09) 18