Ministers have announced planning rule changes that will allow more houses to be built in New Zealand's large cities. The Resource Management Act 1991 will be amended before the end of 2021.
Te Arotake i te Anamata mō Ngā Kaunihera Review into the Future for Local Government. The interim report of the Review into the Future for Local Government is published today.
The Prime Minister has announced a step by step approach to changes to Auckland's covid-19 alert level.
Detailed data about river water quality in New Zealand from Land, air, water, Aotearoa LAWA. Includes data about Auckland rivers.
The Minister of Climate Change has announced that consultation on New Zealand's Emissions Reductions Plan will begin in October.
The Prime Minister has announced that Covid Alert Level 4 will remain in place across the whole of New Zealand until 11.59pm on Friday [27 August], and until 11.59pm on Tuesday August 31 for Auckland.
The National Policy Statement on Urban Development 2020 requires Auckland Council to complete a housing capacity assessment by 31 July 2021. The housing capacity assessment has been completed and will be available on this website this week.
The Department of Internal Affairs is calling for feedback on changes to Māori ward and Māori constituency processes. A discussion paper is available. Submissions close 27 August 2021.