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Environmental compliance important but overlooked – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on March 2nd, 2017.

A new report examining the compliance, monitoring and enforcement of New Zealand’s environmental law highlights concerning weaknesses and calls for improvement across a range of agencies. Last Line of Defence was published this week by the Environmental Defence Society (EDS), authored by senior policy analyst Dr Marie Brown. Across different agencies, she found a range of […]

RMA doesn’t live up to expectations, report says – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on September 29th, 2016.

The Resource Management Act (RMA) hasn’t lived up to expectations in protecting the environment, according to a new report led by the Environmental Defence Society (EDS). EDS senior policy analyst Dr Marie Brown interviewed cross-sector groups and 81 per cent of respondents believed the environment had declined since the RMA came into being in 1991. […]

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