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See Reporting for 2014/15

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These annual awards celebrate exceptional environmental achievements by New Zealanders. 


See the 2016 winners. 



The Government is consulting on the Proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity.


To find out more see the consultation document.

See the consultation web page to have your say.  

Submissions close on 15 July 2016.

The Government has announced it is phasing out the one-for-two transitional measure in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.

Find out more about this initiative.

See the fact sheet.


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