National environment report released

Date:  21 October 2015

Media release

Statistics New Zealand and the Ministry for the Environment today released a landmark national environmental report – Environment Aotearoa 2015 – showing the overall state of our environment.

Government Statistician Liz MacPherson said the report gives a clear and independent overview, based on the best-quality information available.

“Environment Aotearoa 2015 tells us the shape our environment is in – from the atmosphere above New Zealand to our oceans, and everything in between.”

Secretary for the Environment Vicky Robertson said the report provides a candid view showing where things are improving and where our environment is under pressure.

Read more on the Statistics New Zealand website.

See Environment Aotearoa 2015 on this website.