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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
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
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
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
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
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
Office of the Minister for Climate Change Issues Industrial Allocation under the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Group Two Activities 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
Briefing note 09-B-01825: New Zealand’s 2020 Target – further analysis and options Briefing note Briefing note 09-B-01825
CAB Min (09) 10/4: Climate Change International Negotiations: Update and New Zealand Position Cabinet minute CAB Min (09) 10/4
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory impact statement: National environmental standard for sources of human drinking water Regulatory impact statement
Laboratory Research, Cloning, and Human Cell Lines Cabinet paper
POL min (03) 6/4: Climate Change: The projects mechanism - details and process Cabinet minute POL min (03) 6/4
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
Regulatory Impact Statement Lyttelton Port Company – Options for an Order in Council under the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 for a 10 hectare reclamation and waste disposal Regulatory impact statement
Climate Change II: New Policies Cabinet paper POL (02) 72
Sustainable Water Programme of Action – Implementation Package Cabinet paper
Helping New Zealand Prepare for and Adapt to Climate Change Cabinet paper POL (06) 269
Regulatory impact statement: Towards a Sustainable New Zealand – Measures to Minimise Solid Waste Regulatory impact statement
Spatial Planning Options for the Auckland Council Cabinet paper
Regulatory impact statement: Use of alternative form of regulations on the measurement of water takes Regulatory impact statement
Proposed National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation 2008 regulatory impact statement Regulatory impact statement
CAB Min (01) 31/12: Climate Change: Paper 2: Domestic Policy Options Cabinet minute CAB Min (01) 31/12
Amendments for a Moderated NZ ETS and Second Order Amendments to the Climate Change Response Act Cabinet paper EGI (09) 13/2
Emissions Trading Scheme: Regulations for Synthetic Greenhouse Gases Cabinet paper
CAB Min (02) 26/19: Climate Change IV: The Role of the Resource Management Act (RMA) Cabinet minute CAB Min (02) 26/19
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
Regulatory impact statement: Resource Management Act Discount Regulations 2010 Regulatory impact statement
Liability Issues for Genetic Modification Cabinet paper
POL Min (02) 21/14: Climate Change: Administrative arrangements for the projects mechanism Cabinet minute POL Min (02) 21/14
Regulatory impact statement - National Environmental Standards for telecommunications facilities Regulatory impact statement
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
Climate Change III: The role of Local Government Cabinet paper POL (02) 73
‘Moderated’ NZ ETS: Potential Policy Packages Cabinet paper STR (09) 11/1
Proposed National Environmental Standard for Sources of Human Drinking Water Cabinet paper
Climate Change Dialogue with Māori: Report back on issues arising from the initial dialogue phase Cabinet paper POL (01) 190
Cabinet Minute EGI Min (09) 16/7: Amendments for a Moderated Emissions Trading Scheme Cabinet minute EGI Min (09) 16/7
EGI Min (10) 21/8: Emissions Trading Scheme: Regulations for solid waste disposal facilities Cabinet minute EGI Min (10) 21/8
EEZ and Extended Continental Shelf Environmental Effects Legislation interim measure and other improvements to the Regulatory regime for Offshore Petroleum Cabinet paper
Report back on development of national environmental standards for electricity transmission Cabinet paper