- Associate Minister

Tena koutou katoa.  Kia ora tatou.  Na mihi nui kia koutou.

Greetings and thank you for having me at this year’s WasteMINZ conference.

Hon Penny Simmonds

Associate Environment Minister Andrew Hoggard has today announced that the Government has agreed to suspend the requirement for councils to comply with the Significant Natural Areas (SNA) provisions of the National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity for three years, while it replaces the Resource Management Act (RMA).

Hon Andrew Hoggard