National Policy Statement for Freshwater management

Reference Number

19-D-00401

Date published

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Response Date

Monday, April 1, 2019

Departmental / Ministerial

Departmental

Topics

Water

Details of the Request

I understand that the government is reviewing the National Policy Statement for Freshwater management. I am making a request under the Official Information Act.

1. Please advise whether any work is being done to revise the physical attribute values found in Appendix 2 of the NPS 2014 revised 2017 http://www.mfe.govt.nz/sites/default/files/media/npsfm-showing-changes.pdf
2. Please advise if any of the attributes in appendix 2 have new values proposed, and if so, the proposed new values.
3. Please advise whether any new values proposed have been adopted.
4. Please provide correspondence (inward and outward) from the last 45 days regarding changes proposed, or adoption of revised, attribute bands. If this is too broad, please confine the correspondence provided to that related to Nitrogen attribute values.