Local Water Done Well

In December 2023 the Government announced a new direction for water services (drinking water, wastewater and stormwater services) policy and legislation which it has called Local Water Done Well.

Future for Local Government review

An independent review of local government will explore how councils can maintain and improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders in the communities they serve, long into the future.

Resource Management

The Government plans to repeal the Resource Management Act and replace it with three new Acts to create a new resource management system