Climate Crisis

The digital version of Auckland’s Climate Plan (Te Tāruke-ā-Tāwhiri) is online. CTA was one of the submitters to this plan and our submission is here. The launch of the digital plan was marked by a climate action focussed Auckland Conversation: So, Auckland has a climate plan… now what? A recording...

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Resource management reform

New Directions for Resource Management in New Zealand is the most significant, broad ranging and inclusive review to take place within the system since the Resource Management Act came into force in 1991.  The reform of the resource management system addresses significant pressures on both the natural and built environments....

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Cameras on fishing boats petition

When commercial fishing boats are out at sea, what they pull up from the ocean goes largely unchecked. The number of fish reported caught, or any dolphins, penguins and seabirds encountered, is based on what the industry reports. Commercial fishing has been plundering the seas, dumping fish and killing native...

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Freshwater implementation

To implement its Essential Freshwater package, the government has gazetted new freshwater standards and regulations to protect and restore New Zealand’s freshwater. These are the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020, National Environmental Standards for Freshwater, and section 360 regulations on stock exclusion and real-time reporting for water takes...

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