Resource Management Act reforms

The Government has introduced the Natural Built Environment Bill and Spatial Planning Bill, which will replace the Resource Management Act. A third bill, on climate adaptation, will be introduced later.

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga pouārahi focus on the dark tukutuku panels in Matangireia, the former Māori Affairs Committee Room in Parliament.
Pouārahi at Matangireia, the former Māori Affairs Committee Room at Parliament.expand/collapse

The Government is inviting submissions on the Bills to the Environment Select Committee.

This reform allows you to have your say on legislation that directly impacts heritage recognition, protection, and provisions through the submission process. Look for information on our website and social media later soon about this important opportunity.