EDS News: April 2019

Environmental Defence Society's latest newsletter.
This issue covers:

Mackenzie Country Declarations Successful; 
Crown Pastoral Land Submission; 
Resource Management Reform Workshops; 
Resource Management Seminar in Auckland in May; 
Through new eyes: rethinking landscape in Aotearoa (EDS 2019 Conference); 
Landscape management needs a makeover; 
Forestry needs a wake-up call; 
Farming the sea: EDS takes a closer look at aquaculture; 
Office Manager: part-time…

Hauraki Gulf clean-up push needed ahead of America's Cup - business group

Radio New Zealand
A business group is warning that time is running out to halt the flow of pollution into the Hauraki Gulf before the focus falls on Auckland for the 2021 America's Cup.
The Sustainable Business Network says that deadline should act as a wake-up call for companies to take action.
Chief executive Rachel Brown said on a sunny…

Local Government magazine publishes article on EDS's RM reform project

LG, New Zealand's Local Government Magazine, has just published an article on EDS's resource management reform project.
Greg Severinsen and Raewyn Peart have just published a report on our country’s resource management system. Here they outline their message to local government. As we begin 2019, there is a palpable sense of change in the air. However, it’s not just in…

Cross party consensus to rewrite the Resource Management Act: By Richard Harman

Reproduced with the permission of POLITIK.
Politicians from across Parliament last night embraced a series of proposals to basically start again and rewrite the Resource Management Act.
The proposals are contained in a 300 plus page report drawn up under the leadership of the Environmental Defence Society.in conjunction with three business groups; the Auckland Employers and Manufacturers Association,  Infrastructure New…

Launch of the RM System Synthesis Report

The Synthesis Report was launched on Tuesday 12 February. If you would like to download a copy or order a hard copy, check out the details on the RM Reform Project page of our website. 

Last updated at 10:19AM on April 12, 2019