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Have Your Say On The Climate Change Response (Auction Price) Amendment Bill

Thursday, 11 February 2021, 4:45 pm | Environment Committee

This bill would enable a confidential reserve price to be set for auctions in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme to ensure units sold at auction cannot be sold significantly below the prevailing secondary market price. The Climate Change Response ... More >>

Have Your Say On The COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Bill

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 7:20 am | Environment Committee

The Chair of Parliament’s Environment Committee, Dr Duncan Webb, has called for public submissions on the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Bill. The bill would enable acceleration of different infrastructure and other development projects ... More >>

Have Your Say On The Forests (Regulation Of Log Traders And Forestry Advisers) Amendment Bill

Friday, 15 May 2020, 5:01 pm | Environment Committee

The Chairperson of Parliament’s Environment Select Committee, Dr Duncan Webb, is calling for public submissions on the Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisers) Amendment Bill. The bill seeks to establish a registration system for log ... More >>

Inquiry Into Auckland’s Urban Water Quality

Friday, 13 March 2020, 5:11 pm | Environment Committee

Parliament’s Environment Committee has initiated an inquiry into urban water quality within the Auckland Council boundary. The committee takes a particular interest in New Zealand’s natural environment. Water quality has been a regular feature in ... More >>

Have Your Say On The International Treaty Examination Of The Annex VI Regulations

Friday, 6 March 2020, 4:49 pm | Environment Committee

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Have your say on the international treaty examination of the Annex VI regulations for the prevention of air pollution from ships contained in the Protocol of 1997 to MARPOL) The Environment Committee is now ... More >>

Have your say on the Urban Development Bill

Friday, 13 December 2019, 5:43 pm | Environment Committee

The Environment Committee has opened for public submissions on the Urban Development Bill. The bill follows on from the Kāinga Ora–Homes and Communities bill, which disestablished Housing New Zealand and set up a Crown entity in the same name. More >>

Environment Committee confirms upcoming Zero Carbon hearing

Friday, 9 August 2019, 4:00 pm | Environment Committee

The bill received over 10,000 submissions, with nearly 1,500 requests from members of the public to speak to the committee in person. More >>

Thousands of submissions received on the ‘Zero Carbon Bill’

Friday, 26 July 2019, 5:43 pm | Environment Committee

The Environment Committee received over 10,000 submissions on the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill. Out of the thousands that submitted, there were 1,500 requests from the public to appear before the committee in person. If ... More >>

Environment Committee concludes hearings on waste inquiry

Monday, 10 June 2019, 5:08 pm | Environment Committee

The Environment Committee have finished hearing oral evidence on their briefing to investigate food waste. This briefing sought to understand effective methods to prevent loss and reduce food waste in New Zealand. The committee are investigating the challenges ... More >>