Guide to section 32 of the RMA published

MfE is pleased to let you know that the final guidance on section 32 of the Resource Management Act is now available on its website – http://www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/rma/guide-section-32-resource-management-act

This guidance is targeted at practitioners and decision makers carrying out section 32 evaluations for new local authority plans, policy statements, or plan changes. It provides:

  • an explanation of the changes to s32 as a result of the Resource Management Amendment Act 2013
  • a good practice step-by-step process for carrying out a s32 evaluation
  • information about evaluation tools and methods
  • answers to some key questions and challenges