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  • infographic pdf cover
    October 2016
    This infographic provides a snapshot of New Zealand's marine environment. It presents key findings from 'Our marine environment 2016'. Read more
  • Kermadec Sanctuary publication cover
    September 2015
    This booklet provides information on the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary. Read more
  • MFE publication cover.
    December 2012
    The latest indicator update providing information on the area of New Zealand’s marine areas with legal protection. Read more
  • Information for boaties on how to manage sewage on your boat to keep our bays clean.
    June 2011
    Information for boaties on how to manage sewage on your boat to keep our bays clean. Read more
  • November 2010
    This environmental report card is one of a series that provides information on New Zealand’s fishing activity from an environmental perspective. Total commercial catch and stock status are used to report on fish stocks under the quota management system (QMS). Read more
  • March 2010
    This snapshot report is one of a series that provides information on New Zealand’s fishing activity from an environmental perspective. To report on seabed trawling, the area trawled by commercial trawlers and the types of fish found in different trawled areas are estimated. 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
  • December 2008
    The 2008 environmental report card providing information on the area of New Zealand’s marine areas with legal protection. This report card has been superseded by the Marine Protected Areas indicator update published in 2012. 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
  • Aquaculture reform
    November 2002
    This information sheet explains the reasons for the 2002 aquaculture reforms, the key aspects of the policy, and the role different government agencies will play. Read more