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Variation 6 water allocation
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • April 17 2012

Variation 6 to the Waikato Regional Plan, as decided by the Environment Court, became operative on 10 April 2012


Significant amendments to the Crown Minerals regime and an update on the EEZ Regulations
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • May 21 2013

Significant and extensive changes have been made to the Crown Minerals regime. Specifically, the Crown Minerals Act 1991 and the Crown Minerals


Draft regulations for exploratory oil and gas drilling under the EEZ Act
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • December 19 2013

The Government is seeking feedback on an exposure draft of the proposed exploratory drilling for oil and gas regulations (the Draft Exclusive


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


Developing information disclosure requirements for Transpower
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • June 17 2013

The Commerce Commission has published its anticipated timeframe for drawing up the information disclosure requirements of the government-owned


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


Crown Minerals Minerals Programme Reform
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • October 10 2012

Following on from the recent introduction of the Crown Minerals (Permitting and Crown Land) Bill 2012 (the Bill) into Parliament, the draft Minerals Programme for Petroleum and draft Minerals Programme for Minerals (Excluding Petroleum) were released by New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals (NZPM) late last week for consultation


Draft Minerals programme for Petroleum and draft Minerals programme for Minerals (Excluding Petroleum)
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • November 15 2012

As part of the review of the Crown Minerals Act 1991 regime, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has published a draft Minerals programme for Petroleum and a draft Minerals programme for Minerals (Excluding Petroleum) for consultation


A bumpy road to a dead end
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • December 19 2012

Litigation continues to surround the input methodologies (IMs) set by the Commerce Commission to regulate electricity, gas and airport companies under Part 4 of the Commerce Act 1986 (the Act


Green Growth Report advocates nationally consistent biodiversity offsetting regime and has renewed debate surrounding whether petroleum and mineral resources should be extracted
  • Bell Gully
  • New Zealand
  • April 17 2012

Green growth means a shift to more sustainable, or greener, ways of operating and developing modern economies