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Economic effects of water quality proposals modelling scenarios

Publication date:  May 2020
Publication reference number:  CR 430

This report presents the modelled results of the impact of the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (2017) and two variants of the Essential Freshwater package on New Zealand’s economy in 2030 and 2050.

See also the peer reviews of an early draft of this report below conducted by Infometrics and Sense Partners.  These were taken into consideration when preparing the final report.  

Peer reviews
Sense Partners peer review of NZIER report [PDF, 144KB]
Infometrics peer review of NZIER report [PDF, 185KB]