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Submissions from Waikato Regional Council

Read submissions and feedback from Waikato Regional Council on some of Government's discussion documents and legislative changes.

Submission - Resource Management Amendment Bill [PDF, 260 KB]
Submission - Essential Freshwater Consultation (Action for healthy waterways, NPS-FWM, NES-FW, Stock Exclusion Regulations) [PDF, 4.1 MB]
Submission - NZ Biodiversity Strategy [PDF, 669 KB]
Submission - Productivity Commission's draft report on local government funding and financing [PDF, 506 KB]
Submission - Action on Agricultural Emissions [PDF, 768 KB]
Hector's and Maui Dolphin Threat Management Plan [PDF, 466 KB]
Submission Draft National Policy Statement on Highly Productive Land August 2019 [PDF, 671 KB]
Submission Draft National Policy Statement on Urban Development [PDF, 674 KB]
Submission Zero Carbon Bill [PDF, 665 KB]
Upper North Island Supply Chain Strategy [PDF, 848 KB]
Kauri Dieback National Programme [PDF, 1.6 MB]
Productivity inquiry into funding and financing of local government [PDF, 981 KB]
Proposed improvements to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme [PDF, 635 KB]
Local Government (Community Wellbeing) Amendment Bill  [PDF, 146 KB]
Dairy Industry Restructuring Act 2001 review [PDF, 510 KB]
Zero Carbon Bill [PDF, 704 KB]
Draft National Planning Standards [PDF, 466 KB]
Conservation (Indigenous Freshwater Fish) Amendment Bill [PDF, 538 KB]
Proposed National Environmental Standard for Marine Aquaculture - Waikato Regional Council resubmitted Submission [PDF, 352 KB]
Submission to Productivity Commission- Low Emissions Economy Issues paper - September 2017 [PDF, 4 MB]
Urban Development Authorities Discussion Document [PDF, 284 KB]
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy 2017-2022 [PDF, 1.4 MB]
Energy Innovation (Electric Vehicles and Other Matters) [PDF, 136 KB]
Proposed National Environmental Standard for the Outdoor Storage of Tyres [PDF, 1.6 MB]
Clean Water Consultation Document [PDF, 507 KB]
Proposal to allow councils to charge for monitoring permitted activities under the NES-PF [PDF, 242 KB]
Better urban planning [PDF, 1.8 MB] 
Proposed National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity 2016 [PDF, 395 KB]
Streamlining the regulatory regime for pest control  [PDF, 718 KB]
"Other matters" of the New Zealand Emission Trading Scheme Review 2015/16  [PDF, 923 KB]
Next steps for fresh water - consultation document [PDF, 4.9 MB]
New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme Review 2015-16  [PDF, 923 KB] 
New Marine Protected Areas Act [PDF, 885 KB] 
Proposed National Environmental Standard for Plantation Forestry - June 2015 [PDF, 1 MB] 
Resource Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 [PDF, 2.9 MB] 
New Zealand's Climate Change Target: Discussion Document [PDF, 153 KB] 

Local Government Amendment Bill (No 3) 2013 [PDF, 95 KB]  

Additional submission point on Local Government Amendment Bill (no 3) 2013 [PDF, 23 KB] 

National Monitoring System for the RMA – A proposal for discussion [PDF, 60 KB]   
Housing Accords and Special Housing Areas Bill 2013 [PDF, 54 KB]  
Freshwater Reform 2013 and Beyond [PDF, 53 KB]  
Improving our Resource Management System – A Discussion Document [PDF, 340 KB]  
The Development Contributions Review - discussion paper [PDF, 29 KB] 
Resource Management Reform Bill 2012 [PDF, 76 KB]  
Land Transport Management Amendment Bill 2012 [PDF, 185 KB] 
Productivity Commission Enquiry into Local Government Regulatory Performance [PDF, 1.6 MB]  
Climate Change (Emissions Trading and Other Matters) Bill 2012 [PDF, 465 KB]  
Report of the Minister for the Environment’s Resource Management Act 1991 Principles Technical Advisory Group [PDF, 119 KB] 
Local Government Bill 2012 [PDF, 1.6 MB]  
Updating the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme – A consultation document [PDF, 449 KB]  
Measuring Up Environmental Reporting – A discussion document [PDF, 116 KB]  

Proposed National Policy Statement on Indigenous Biodiversity [PDF, 575 KB]