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    August 2018
    The Government is proposing improvements to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS) and is seeking feedback. This consultation document sets out proposals primarily focused on improving the framework of the NZ ETS so that it is a credible and well-functioning scheme that helps us meet our climate change targets. Read more
  • Cover of Proposed technical updates to Climate Change Response Act 2002 regulations for 2018
    May 2018
    This consultation document sought views on proposed technical updates to three regulations under the Climate Change Response Act 2002 as it applies to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme. Read more
  • cover of the report
    October 2018
    This document provides a summary of the submissions received on Our Climate Your Say: Consultation on the Zero Carbon Bill document and at the consultation events. Read more
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    June 2018
    The Zero Carbon Bill is an opportunity for New Zealand to decide how it delivers its part in the global effort while encouraging action by others. The Bill puts a new target in legislation that gives us certainty about our long-term goals. It creates the institutions to help us get there and to hold us to account. It can also put in place the plans we need to respond to the growing impacts of climate change. Read more
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    March 2018
    A new streamlined planning process (SPP) was introduced by Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017, which took effect on 19 April 2017. This flow chart shows the steps involved in the Streamlined Planning Process. It should be read in conjunction with the SPP technical guidance. Read more
  • Cover of the Mana Whakahono a rohe guidance
    April 2018
    Mana Whakahono ā Rohe is a new tool designed to assist tangata whenua and local authorities discuss, agree and record how they will work together under the Resource Management Act. This guidance explains how the legislation can be implemented and provides ideas about what could be included in a Mana Whakahono ā Rohe arrangement. Read more
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    June 2018