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This site contains practical information to assist individuals, community groups and businesses to more effectively participate in processes under the Resource Management Act 1991.

Resource Management Amendment Act 2013

This Act makes changes to the Resource Management Act 1991, a number of which have effect as of 4 September 2013. We have not yet updated the material on this website to reflect the changes. To view the changes go to:

EDS no longer provides RMA community advice

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The Environmental Defence Society no longer offers RMA community advice due to the cessation of funding. If you have a resource management query please contact the Ministry for the Environment on 04 439 7400 or




Material offered on this site is done so in good faith but with no guarantee as to it being comprehensive or accurate. This site is not a substitute for proper professional advice where that is needed.