Resources for the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme reforms

The Climate Change Response (Emission Trading Reform) Amendment Act (the Act) has now been passed into law. It makes a number of changes to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS).

On this page you will find links to Cabinet papers and minutes, and regulatory impact statements on the reforms.

Cabinet papers 

Cabinet paper and minute: Regulatory decisions on the rules for auctioning in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme

Cabinet paper and minute: New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme: Settings regulations

Cabinet paper and minute: Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reform) Amendment Bill: Policy approvals

Regulatory impact statements

Impact statement. Rules for auctioning in the NZ ETS

NZ ETS unit supply and price control settings regulations regulatory impact assessment

Regulatory impact assessment - Extending access to the fixed-price option to emissions from the start of 2020 at $35

NZ ETS announcement webinar – 2 June 2020

Video recording and slide pack of the webinar highlighting the NZ ETS announcements on 2 June 2020.

Discussions in the webinar cover the progress of the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading Reform) Amendment Bill, its associated Supplementary Order Paper (including changes to agriculture and forestry), and various NZ ETS settings and auctioning regulations. 

What you told us in the consultations

Reforming the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme – Rules for auctioning: Summary of submissions

Reforming the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme – Proposed settings: Summary of submissions

Minister's media release

Read the Minister of Climate Change's media release on the Beehive website

Reviewed:
17/06/20