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December 2006This discussion document aims to start a dialogue on preferred policy measures that could reduce our emissions and protect and enhance our forest carbon sinks after the end of the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol. Submissions closed on 30 March 2007. Read more
Transitional measures: Options to move towards low emissions electricity and stationary energy supply and to facilitate a transition to greenhouse gas pricing in the futureDecember 2006This document explores ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the stationary energy sector before 2012 (the end of the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol). It was part of the Draft New Zealand Energy Strategy. Submissions closed on 30 March 2007. Read more
Working towards a comprehensive policy framework for managing contaminated land in New Zealand: A discussion paperNovember 2006This 2006 discussion paper draws together the measures that make up New Zealand’s contaminated land policy framework, and evaluates them to identify any gaps and possible solutions/improvements to the existing framework. Read more
April 2006In early 2005, the Government held meetings throughout New Zealand to discuss problems facing water management , and to identify possible solutions. This document summarises what we found out, and what we believe needs to be done to improve freshwater management in New Zealand. Read more