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National Policy Statement on Electricity Transmission: Further guidance on risks of development near high-voltage transmission lines

Publication date:  January 2010
Publication reference number:  ME 1106

The National Policy Statement on Electricity Transmission requires local authorities to manage adverse effects caused by development near high-voltage transmission lines. This document provides information on the risks of development and activities in relation to the transmission network and how these could be regulated under the Resource Management Act.

Further guidance on implementing the National Policy Statement on Electricity Transmission is provided in National Policy Statement on Electricity Transmission: Implementation Guidance for Local Authorities.