Updates : August 2012

Proposed Land & Water Regional Plan

On 11 August 2012, the Canterbury Regional Council notified its Proposed Land and Water Regional Plan. This is a significant plan that contains rules affecting a wide range of activities throughout the Canterbury region. The Land and Water Plan will replace the majority of the current Natural...

Risk and Cost Management in a Changing Regulatory Environment

A paper for the 2012 NZIF Conference Please download the PDF version of the article for a full colour copy, including figures/tables and references. Introduction Since the inception of the Resource Management Act (the RMA), the forestry sector has responded to what may have seemed like almost...

The Christchurch Central Recovery Plan

Implications of the new "Blueprint" August 2012 On 30 July 2012, the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan (“the Plan”) was released. Commonly referred to as the Blueprint, the Plan provides the foundation for redevelopment of Christchurch’s central city and has significant...