From green tape to fast-tracks

From green tape to fast-tracks
Shane Jones has had experience with RMA fast-tracks. (Image: NZME)
Dileepa Fonseka
Of all the negative narratives that really stuck about the last Labour government, “non-delivery” was probably the stickiest.  With 100-day plans, 90-day quarterly reports and repeated uses of the word “outcomes”, the National, NZ First and Act parties seem to be trying to avoid that word coming to define their time in government, too.  So, as we come to the end of the new government’s first 100 days, what better target than the Resource Management Act (RMA), a bête noire many have blamed for the de...

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