RMA reform must address council cultures, capability - Parker

Gavin Evans
Tue, 12 Feb 2019

By Gavin Evans Feb. 13 (BusinessDesk) - Wider reform of the country’s environmental planning laws will take time and will need to address the capabilities and the cultures of the institutions involved, Environment Minister David Parker says. A broader review of the Resource Management Act – expected to be scoped later this year – will have to be coherent, with priority reforms currently underway on fresh water management, climate change and the development of an Urban Development Authority, he says. But Parker said the work is going to...

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