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16 September 2019
AHM News (September 2019)

There have been several announcements that have made a splash in the environmental law world in recent weeks.
These include: the Waitangi Tribunal Stage 2 report on the National Freshwater and Geothermal Inquiry on 27 August 2019; the Special Tribunal Recommendation Report on the application for Water Conservation Order (WCO) on the Ngaruroro and Clive rivers released on 30 August 2019; the Action Plan for Healthy Waterway’s on 5 September 2019, including the draft National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (NPS-FM) and the National Environmental Standards for Freshwater (NES-FW); Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) review, by both the government and the Environmental Defense Society (EDS); the National Policy Statement on Highly Productive Land (NPS-HPL); and the National Policy Statement on Urban Development (NPS-UD).