Forum #44 – The Resource Management Act: The Potential Future of Our Environment

The Resource Management Act: The Potential Future of Our Environment

Will the proposed changes to the RMA continue to protect our environment?  This forum explored the potential impacts of the proposed RMA reforms compared to the original intentions of the RMA and the experience of its implementation over the last 20 years.

Also under discussion was other opportunities and challenges that exist around the RMA regulation, particularly how it can best be adapted, interpreted and applied in the future.

Presenter downloads:
Ken Palmer, Assoc Professor of Law, University of Auckland – Resource Management Act Forum

Quentin Duthie, Executive Manager Research – Analysis, Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment
Improving our Resource Management System
Changing Climate and Rising Seas 
The Environment – What Matters Most

Karyn Sinclair, Principal Planner, Jacobs Engineering

When: Thursday December 11, 9am – noon

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