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Except where indicated, material on this website is owned by the Ministry for the Environment and is protected by Crown copyright under the Copyright Act 1994. This material may be reproduced for non-commercial use without formal permission or charge, provided the material is reproduced accurately and not used in a derogatory manner or misleading context. Where the material is being published or issued to others, the source and copyright status must be acknowledged. Material on this website must not be used in a commercial context unless the written permission of the Ministry for the Environment has been obtained. 

For material on this website that is subject to Crown copyright and maintained by another government organisation, authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from that organisation.

For material on this website that is identified as being the copyright of a third party, including that of any of the Ministry’s partners (Local Government New Zealand, New Zealand Institute of Surveyors, New Zealand Planning Institute and Resource Management Law Association of New Zealand Incorporated) authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holder concerned.  

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The Ministry for the Environment holds copyright or licensing rights to all images on this website, including the Ministry for the Environment logo. Images on this website must not be used or reproduced for any purpose, including personal or educational use, unless the written permission of the Ministry for the Environment (or in the case of any of the Ministry’s partners’ logos, the written permission of the relevant partner) has been obtained. 

Requesting permission 

To request permission to use material from this website in a commercial context, or to use an image for any purpose, please contact:

Quality Planning Administrator 

New Zealand Planning Institute
PO Box 8658 Symonds Street
Auckland 1150
New Zealand

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Disclaimer

The information on this website is, to the best of the Ministry for the Environment's ability and knowledge, accurate at the time of publication. The Ministry makes every reasonable effort to keep it current and accurate with the help of the Ministry’s partners (Local Government New Zealand, New Zealand Institute of Surveyors, New Zealand Planning Institute and Resource Management Law Association of New Zealand Incorporated). If you find any information on this website that you believe may be inaccurate, please send an email to the website’s administrator at the New Zealand Planning Institute: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Links and references to other websites are provided for your convenience only and listing shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind. The Ministry for the Environment is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. The Ministry also does not endorse any website which links to this one. 

The Ministry cannot guarantee that links to other websites will work all of the time and we have no control over availability of the linked pages. However, if you find a link on this site which fails to work, please send an email to the website’s administrator at the New Zealand Planning Institute: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so it can be remedied. 

The information on this website is intended to be a resource to promote best practice and does not constitute legal, commercial or other professional advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for seeking your own independent advice from a qualified professional before undertaking action as a result of information accessed on this website. 

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You will only receive email newsletters from us if you have signed up for email newsletters or updates on the QP website. Information about which web pages are accessed and by whom is collected by the website’s administrator, the New Zealand Planning Institute to determine which articles are of the most interest to readers. This information is collected by tracking the clicks on individual links within the newsletter. 

The information collected is: 

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If you would like to access and/or correct any personal information held, please contact:

The Quality Planning Administrator 

New Zealand Planning Institute
PO Box 8658 Symonds Street
Auckland 1150
New Zealand

or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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