Zero Carbon Bill

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The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill is now an Act. Find out more 

Submissions to the Environment Select Committee are available under the submissions and advice tab on the Environment web page [New Zealand Parliament Pāramata Aotearoa website].

More than 15,000 New Zealanders and organisations had their say on the Government’s proposed Zero Carbon Bill. 

Over 15,000 people and organisations had their say on proposals for the Zero Carbon Bill. Nearly 12,500 of those people and organisations did so through formal submissions. Of the formal submissions received, 4190 were based on forms by Generation Zero, Greenpeace, Forest & Bird, WWF NZ, Ora Taiao, Project Jonah and Mahurangi.

The unique submissions (including submissions from people who used a form template and added their own comments) are available in the tables below. Some information is withheld at the request of submitters and contact details of all submitters are withheld under section 9(2)(a) of the Official Information Act 1982.

The submissions names may contain some inconsistencies. If you note an inconsistency you would like fixed please email

View unique submissions (Listed in alphabetic order -organisation/surname):