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Phase II reform to the RMA to include changes to sections 6 and 7
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • December 15 2011

The Government is now getting on with the phase II reforms to the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA), which has a broader directive and seeks to provide greater central government direction and closer alignment of related legislation


National Code of Practice for Utility Operators' Access to Transport Corridors
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • November 30 2011

On 10 November 2011, the Minister for Infrastructure approved the National Code of Practice for Utility Operators' Access to Transport Corridors (the Code), as required under the Utilities Access Act 2010 (the Act


RMA reforms what's on the horizon for 2013?
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • May 13 2013

The Government has been busy in the RMA space, recently releasing two discussion documents. "Improving our resource management system" proposes a


The New Zealand gas story
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • March 27 2013

Gas Industry Co has issued its report New Zealand Gas Story - the State and Performance of the New Zealand Gas Industry on the current state and


Making electricity bills transparent
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • June 20 2014

This article first appeared in Law News Issue 19 (20 June 2014), published by Auckland District Law Society Inc. There has been some heated debate


Legislation for New Zealand's last frontier
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • June 3 2011

The Minister for the Environment, the Hon Nick Smith, announced yesterday that the Government is to introduce new legislation for the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and the Extended Continental Shelf (ECS


NPS for Renewable Electricity Generation 2011: implementation guide
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • December 15 2011

The Implementation Guide for the National Policy Statement for Renewable Electricity Generation (NPS) has recently been published by the Ministry for the Environment


Changes to the Electricity Industry Participation Code
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • November 30 2011

The Electricity Authority has provided its Report to the Government about the various matters set out in section 42 of the Electricity Industry Act 2010 which the Authority was required to address during the year


Allocation and privatisation of freshwater: Waikato regional council's proposed Variation 6
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • September 27 2011

The Environment Court hearing on Waikato Regional Council's proposed Variation 6 to the Waikato Regional Plan has closed, with the Court indicating that a decision will be released in November this year


Auckland plans how to create the world's most liveable city
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • September 27 2011

The draft Auckland Plan was notified on Tuesday 20 September 2011