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Powering ahead with offshore wind regulatory settings - is Aotearoa New Zealand open for business?

New Zealand - July 28 2022 Earlier in our offshore wind blog series we set out how the current New Zealand landscape and consenting regime applicable to offshore wind operates…

Peter Callus, Alice Gilbert, Mei Fern Johnson

Investing in utility scale solar in New Zealand: top 4 legal considerations

New Zealand - October 27 2022 Activity in the New Zealand solar sector has ticked up considerably in the last 12 months with a number of utility-scale projects announced. The…

David Butler, Peter Callus, Mei Fern Johnson, Gareth Worthington

Back in the fold: considering greenhouse gases under the RMA

New Zealand - September 21 2022 The Resource Management Amendment Bill 2019 was not originally intended to address climate change. However, in what was a surprise to many, the…

Patrick Senior

Environmental Policy and RMA Reform Update

New Zealand - September 23 2021 Ministry for the Environment releases wetland regulations discussion document Following the introduction of the National Policy Statement -…

Kristen Gunnell

New resource management legislation: Top 10 things to know

New Zealand - November 16 2022 The legislation to replace the Resource Management Act has been released, with the Natural and Built Environments Bill and the Spatial Planning Bill…

Kristen Gunnell, Patrick Senior