Ground Cover is a quarterly publication tracking legislative and regulatory reform in resource management, local government, planning and construction law.

To read the latest issue click here.  

In this issue we look at:

  • the proposed Housing and Urban Development Authority which will have significant acquisition and over-ride powers to unblock the housing bottleneck
  • the Bill to undo some of the National Government's 2017 changes to the RMA
  • the Government's water plan and timeline for three waters review
  • the Environment Commissioners concerns with the Overseer model
  • the NZ Green Investment Finance launched by the Government in December
  • the Emissions Trading Scheme decisions, and
  • the Local Government New Zealand preferred sequencing for water reform.

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