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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
Briefing note 09-B-01597: New Zealand’s 2020 target: initial results and implications June 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-01597
Briefing note 09-B-1507: New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections to 2020 June 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-1507
Briefing note 09-B-01597: New Zealand’s 2020 target: initial results and implications June 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-01597
RIS: Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Forestry Sector) Amendment Bill June 2009 Regulatory impact statement
Briefing note 09-B-01292: Climate Change: approach to determining New Zealand’s medium-term target May 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-01292
Briefing note 09-B-01292: Climate Change: approach to determining New Zealand’s medium-term target May 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-01292
Briefing note 09-B-00576: Towards New Zealand’s 2020 Emissions Reduction Target: Update on Analytical Work March 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-00576
New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Harmonisation with Australian Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme March 2009 Cabinet paper CAB (09) 107
Briefing note 09-B-00576: Towards New Zealand’s 2020 Emissions Reduction Target: Update on Analytical Work March 2009 Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-00576
Climate Change International Negotiations: Update and New Zealand Position March 2009 Cabinet paper CAB (09) 120
Regulatory Impact Statement: Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Bill 2009 February 2009 Regulatory impact statement
Briefing for incoming Ministers: All-of-government Climate Change programme November 2008 Briefing note
Briefing about the Environment Portfolio and the Ministry for the Environment November 2008 Briefing note
Regulatory Impact Statement: National environmental standards for electricity transmission activities September 2008 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement: National environmental standards for electricity transmission activities September 2008 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement: National environmental standards for electricity transmission activities September 2008 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement: National environmental standards for electricity transmission activities September 2008 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement: National environmental standards for electricity transmission activities September 2008 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement: National environmental standards for electricity transmission activities September 2008 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement: National environmental standards for electricity transmission activities September 2008 Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory Impact Statement: National environmental standards for electricity transmission activities September 2008 Regulatory impact statement
Response to Review of Environment Canterbury March 2008 Cabinet minute CAB Min (10) 8/4
Regulatory impact statement for draft National Environmental Standard on Measuring Water Takes February 2008 Regulatory impact statement
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
Proposed National Environmental Standard for Measurement of Water Takes February 2008 Cabinet paper POL (08) 16
Approval of the National Policy Statement on Electricity Transmission February 2008 Cabinet paper
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
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
Cabinet Minute CBC Min (05) 20/10: Climate Change: Review of Policy and Next Steps December 2005 Cabinet minute CBC Min (05) 20/10
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
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
Government Endorses Approach - Implementation of the Fiordland Marine Conservation Strategy November 2003 Cabinet paper
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
Regulatory impact and compliance cost statement: The Waitaki Catchment - water allocation November 2003 Regulatory impact statement
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