Local Government Magazine

Tag : Resource Management Act 1991

Legal

Separate but related

Jonathan Whittaker
PARTNER, HEANEY & PARTNERS. sarah.macky@heaneypartners.com Councils must manage relationship between two key laws. Having represented councils for many years defending liability claims against them, I...
CommunitiesPlanning

Bay of Plenty Regional Council – First Mana Whakahono a Rohe

Jonathan Whittaker
In June 2017, Bay of Plenty Regional Council was the first local authority in the country to receive an iwi authority Mana Whakahono a Rohe...
LG Magazine

Times of change

Ruth LePla
The Resource Legislation Amendment Act and national policy statement amendments in 2017 have set in motion changes that will have far-reaching impacts into 2018 and...
Legal

Marine mammals, abandoned vehicles and other detritus on beaches

Ruth LePla
By Linda O’Reilly, partner, Brookfields Lawyers Brookfields was recently asked a question by a territorial authority that was unsure over its responsibility for activities on...
Environment

Not green enough: Local government, the Resource Management Act & the environment

Ruth LePla
Geoffrey Palmer says the performance of local government in relation to the environment seems to be seriously deficient. The Resource Management Act 1991 conferred on...
3 Waters

New thinking on freshwater management

Ruth LePla
Will collaborative processes help find the best ways to manage our country’s freshwater? Ruth Le Pla tests the waters. A new government report on freshwater management...