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  • cover of the snapshot
    December 2017
    This snapshot presents the key findings from New Zealand’s Seventh National Communication and Third Biennial Report to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It also summarises New Zealand’s latest 2020 Net Position report.   Read more
  • cover of environmental reporting factsheet
    July 2019
    This environmental reporting factsheet is one of 12 factsheets produced for the Environment Committee’s 2019/20 Estimates examination of Vote Environment.    Read more
  • Cover of climate change reporting factsheet
    July 2019
    This factsheet is one of 12 factsheets produced for the Environment Committee’s 2019/20 Estimates examination of Vote Environment. It is about the Ministry's climate change reporting work programme.   Read more
  • June 2008
    This bulletin explains the emissions trading part of the Climate Change (Emissions Trading and Renewable Preference) Bill as reported back to Parliament. Read more
  • June 2008
    This bulletin explains the renewable preference part of the Climate Change (Emissions Trading and Renewable Preference) Bill. Read more
  • Our Rivers: Trends in algal cover
    September 2009
    As part of its National Environmental Reporting Programme, the Ministry for the Environment reports on periphyton (algae) in rivers. Read more
  • Our rivers trends in water quality Cover
    September 2009
    As part of its National Environmental Reporting Programme, the Ministry for the Environment regularly reports on water quality in our rivers. Read more
  • trends-in-fish-communities
    September 2009
    As part of its National Environmental Reporting Programme, the Ministry for the Environment reports on the health of fish communities in our rivers. This is the first time this data has been analysed and reported at a national level. Read more
  • Cover of our marine environment 2019 summary
    October 2019
    A six-page summary of our report, Our marine environment 2019, examining the most pressing issues in our oceans, seas, harbours, and coastlines.  Read more
  • Our rivers and beaches recreational water quality Cover
    September 2009
    As part of its National Environmental Reporting Programme, the Ministry for the Environment has compiled monitoring results for recreational water quality for six summers (2003 to 2009). Read more
  • October 2009
    This bulletin provides background information on regulations setting out data collection and reporting requirements for people who carry out other removal activities and may be eligible to claim New Zealand Units under the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme. Read more
  • October 2009
    This bulletin provides background information on the development of regulations setting out data collection and reporting requirements for people who carry out stationary energy, industrial processes activities, and may be required to register as a participant in the NZ ETS. Read more
  • Cover of Government action towards a low-emissions economy
    August 2019
    This infographic sets out government action on transitioning to a low-emissions economy as part of the response to the Productivity Commission’s Low Emissions Economy report. It highlights key sector policies that will drive the transition and action on aligning the system settings to support it. Read more
  • enz07-air-info-sheet-jun08
    Air
    June 2008
    This is one in a series of information sheets providing a snapshot of the data in Environment New Zealand 2007, the second national-level state of NZ’s environment report. Each information sheet also provides tips about what you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. Read more
  • enz07-biodiversity-info-sheet-jun08
    June 2008
    This is one in a series of information sheets providing a snapshot of the data in Environment New Zealand 2007, the second national-level state of NZ’s environment report. Each information sheet also provides tips about what you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. Read more
  • enz07-energy-info-sheet-jun08
    June 2008
    This is one in a series of information sheets providing a snapshot of the data in Environment New Zealand 2007, the second national-level state of NZ’s environment report. Each information sheet also provides tips about what you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. Read more
  • Environment New Zealand 2007: Land
    June 2008
    This is one in a series of information sheets providing a snapshot of the data in Environment New Zealand 2007, the second national-level state of NZ’s environment report. Each information sheet also provides tips about what you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. Read more
  • enz07-atmosphere-info-sheet-jun08
    June 2008
    This is one in a series of information sheets providing a snapshot of the data in Environment New Zealand 2007, the second national-level state of NZ’s environment report. Each information sheet also provides tips about what you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. Read more
  • enz07-freshwater-info-sheet-jun08
    June 2008
    This is one in a series of information sheets providing a snapshot of the data in Environment New Zealand 2007, the second national-level state of NZ’s environment report. Each information sheet also provides tips about what you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. Read more
  • enz07-household-consumption-info-sheet-jun08
    June 2008
    This is one in a series of information sheets providing a snapshot of the data in Environment New Zealand 2007, the second national-level state of NZ’s environment report. Each information sheet also provides tips about what you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. Read more
  • enz07-transport-info-sheet-jun08
    June 2008
    This is one in a series of information sheets providing a snapshot of the data in Environment New Zealand 2007, the second national-level state of NZ’s environment report. Each information sheet also provides tips about what you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. Read more
  • enz07-waste-info-sheet-jun08
    June 2008
    This is one in a series of information sheets providing a snapshot of the data in Environment New Zealand 2007, the second national-level state of NZ’s environment report. Each information sheet also provides tips about what you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. Read more
  • Oceans
    June 2008
    This is one in a series of information sheets providing a snapshot of the data in Environment New Zealand 2007, the second national-level state of NZ’s environment report. Each information sheet also provides tips about what you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. Read more
  • image of New Zealand's environment at a glance infographic
    October 2015
    This infographic provides a snapshot of New Zealand’s environment. It presents key findings from ‘Environment Aotearoa 2015’ in a graphic for use online or as a printed poster. Read more
  • MFE publication cover.
    July 2013
    The latest indicator update providing information on some of the values associated with New Zealand’s fresh and marine waters, measuring recreational water quality. Read more
  • Our water: Groundwater  Quality
    November 2009
    This information sheet presents the key findings from data collected from over 900 groundwater sites throughout New Zealand between 1995 and 2008. Read more
  • MFE publication cover.
    July 2011
    This environment snapshot has been superseded by the October 2012 Recreational water quality in New Zealand indicator update and the 2013 Suitability for swimming indicator update. Read more
  • Cover of New Zealand's land at a glance
    April 2018
    This infographic provides a snapshot of New Zealand’s land. It presents key findings from Our land 2018. Read more
  • cover of snapshot greenhouse gas inventory
    April 2019
    This snapshot of New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions summarises New Zealand’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory and how the inventory data are used to monitor progress towards New Zealand’s emissions reduction targets. Read more
  • MFE publication cover.
    July 2013
    The latest indicator update providing information on the biophysical condition of New Zealand's rivers. Read more
  • Climate adaptation and resilience project cover
    July 2019
    This factsheet about the Ministry's climate adaptation and resilience project is one of 12 factsheets produced for the Environment Committee’s 2019/20 Estimates examination of Vote Environment. Read more