Water New Zealand is currently drafting a short submission on the RMA Issues and Options Paper. The submission will be focusing on the key issues that related to the water sector, in particular:
- The integration of land use planning and other natural and physical resources (Issue 4 in the Paper);
- Climate change (Issue 5);
- National direction (Issue 6);
- Compliance, monitoring and enforcement (Issue 12);
Water New Zealand will also include some comments on Issues 7 (policy and planning) and 8 (consents) but with a focus on higher-order matters.
If anyone has a specific interest can they please contact Board member Helen Atkins: email@example.com by email by close of business Friday, 31 January.