The Government is delivering on an election commitment to protect kauri in our northern forests through the new National Pest Management Plan (NPMP) for the forest giant and the allocation of $32 million of funding to back the coordinated effort.
The Government has today announced funding for projects that will cut plastic waste and reduce its impact on the environment.
The Government has today released a National Policy Statement for Highly Productive Land (NPS-HPL), which will enhance protection for our most productive land, providing security for both our domestic food supply and primary exports.
The Government has stepped up activity to protect kauri, with a National Pest Management Plan (NPMP) coming into effect today.
An advisory board has been established to help ensure existing Treaty settlements are upheld under the new resource management system.
A joint Government and Tasman District Council project is investing to bring more freshwater fish to the Tasman region, protect local waterways and employ local people.
The Thompsons Creek projects, part of the wider Manuherekia catchment programme in Central Otago, have been granted Jobs for Nature funding to help improve water quality and restore freshwater habitats.
A new report released today on the health effects of air pollution shows the Government’s focus on reducing emissions will save lives.
A project to breathe life back into the Styx River (Pūharakekenui) and create local jobs in Christchurch has received a significant boost from the Jobs for Nature initiative.
Budget 2022 provides funding to implement the new resource management system, building on progress made since the reform was announced just over a year ago.
Changes to intensive winter grazing rules will make them more practical for farmers and effective in lifting environmental outcomes, Environment Minister David Parker and Agri
A new state-of-the-art machine that sorts and shreds electronic waste has officially started operation in Auckland today.
The Government has approved three more projects under the fast-track consenting process, bringing the number of projects that are eligible to apply for resource consents to 50.
The Environment Aotearoa 2022 report released today shows the Government’s plan to turn around decades of environmental decline and make New Zealand carbon-neutral is more urgent than ever.
Mountains to Sea Conservation Trust are set to significantly scale up their work protecting īnanga spawning habitat in Northland thanks to funding from Jobs for Nature.
A project to restore the health of Porirua Harbour has received a significant boost from the Jobs for Nature initiative.
Rotorua Lakes Council is to join the Tier 1 major urban centres covered by the medium density residential standards (MDRS) in a move that will significantly increase housing supply in the Rotorua Lakes District.
The Government is taking steps to improve recycling at home, and on the go, and is inviting New Zealanders to have their say.