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July 2001A Royal Commission on Genetic Modification was established by the Government on 8 May 2000 to look into and report on issues about genetic modification in New Zealand. This report presents their findings. Read more
Users' guide: National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human HealthApril 2012This users’ guide explains the regulations and provides guidance to territorial and unitary authorities on implementing the National Environmental Standard for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health. Read more
November 2008This briefing was provided to the incoming Minister for the Environment and Minister for Climate Change Issues in November 2008. Read more
July 2017This report assesses how well we are developing and maintaining the regulatory regimes that we are responsible for, including the current state of each piece of legislation, any plans for amendments, and our view of important emerging issues. Read more