max
°
min
°
Location:
COLOR-Waatea logo 2016-final

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am
Ed Sheeran

More Maori input into Resource Management Act replacement

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

The Resource Management Act is set to be repealed and replaced with new laws this parliamentary term.

Environment Minister David Parker says it will be replaced with three new Acts:

- the Natural and Built Environments Act to provide for land use and environmental regulation;

- a Strategic Planning Act to integrate with other development legislation and set long-term regional spatial strategies;

- and a Climate Change Adaptation Act.

Mr Parker says urban areas are struggling to keep pace with population growth, water quality is deteriorating, biodiversity is diminishing and there is an urgent need to reduce carbon emissions and adapt to climate change.

He says the new laws will improve the natural environment, enable more development within environmental limits, provide an effective role for Māori, and improve housing supply and affordability.

The Government is working with a collective of pan Māori entities on key elements of the Natural and Built Environments Act including the strengthened recognition of tikanga Māori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

The reform follows the review of New Zealand’s resource management system led by former Appeal Court Judge Tony Randerson and published in July 2020.

Copyright © 2021, UMA Broadcasting Ltd: www.waateanews.com

TMP2

TRM Classes
NLC - One More Try - (feat Stanley T) [Official Video]
OPINION: Kindness towards South Auckland whanau more important than ever
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: People are angry.
OPINION: Kelvin Davis has another terrible day at the office
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: I am honestly not sure who is advising Minister Kelvin Davis, but his surprising decision this week to attack People Against Prisons Aotearoa (PAPA) and refer their pamphlets calling on prison reform to the Police for supposedly inciting the prison riot at Waikeria prison is such a desperately wrong footed move one is left wondering what on earth he thinks he's doing.
Dr Rawiri Taonui Covid Maori | Explaining the Numbers and Risks in the Papatoetoe Cluster
The numbers coming out of the Papatoetoe cluster are confusing.
0
TMP2
           

Submit

Glossary

 

Subscribe

Enter your email address to receive regular updates from Waatea News.
  • fb

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am