Environment

Ministers

Hon Eugenie Sage
- Associate Minister
Speech

E mihi ana ki te rangi

E mihi ana ki te whenua

Environment
Speech

Thank you Professor Juliet Gerrard and your team for the comprehensive and extremely helpful report and recommendations.

Environment
Release

The Government today released the next phase of its plan to tackle New Zealand’s mounting waste challenges. Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage released proposals to increase funding support for councils, community organisations and businesses for projects to recover and recycle more materials and reduce the amount of waste going to landfill.

Hon Eugenie Sage Environment
Release

Stewart Island/Rakiura has been granted $3.16 million from the Provincial Growth Fund to help build two wind turbines, putting the island on a path to sustainable electricity generation, Environment Minister David Parker announced today.

Hon David Parker Environment
Release

A four-month investigation by former Environment Court judge Professor Peter Skelton found that Otago’s freshwater planning system is not fit for purpose to manage the region’s rivers, lakes and aquifers and that the Council has inadequate rules for the taking of water and the discharge of nutrients.

Hon David Parker Environment
Release

The panel undertaking a comprehensive review of the Resource Management Act has identified the main issues to be addressed and options for reform and is calling for feedback to inform its final report. 

Hon David Parker Environment