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Books

Comprehensive coverage of New Zealand’s environmental and resource management law.

Case Law

Included in Westlaw NZ. Access all environmental cases by judgement date and Environmental Reports of New Zealand (ERNZ) by volume.

Commentary

Legislation and commentary in relation to key legislation in the resource management field.
Commentary on environmental law and practice.
In-depth commentary on the Resource Management Act 1991 and the Crown Minerals Act 1991.

Databases

Lexis Advance is an innovative online research platform that contains New Zealand and international legislation, case law and secondary material. Use the Lexis.com link on the Lexis Advance  home screen to locate material not available on the New Zealand platform.
Westlaw New Zealand allows you to view relevant cases, commentary and authorised reports in a single search.
New Zealand legal sources including New Zealand Statutes, case law and journals, legislation and commentary to precedents and news, as well as tax information. If the One Pass box appears while you are signing in, please click on the link "IP users click here to log in". This platform is soon to be decommissioned. Please see Westlaw New Zealand for the latest content
The Environment and Resources library includes legislation, case law and commentary.

Encyclopedias

The Laws of New Zealand is an encyclopaedic work, updated quarterly, which reflects the need to have a New Zealand equivalent to Halsbury's Laws of England. Provides a reliable statement of the whole of the law of New Zealand – statutory, regulatory and judicial. It is a comprehensive source of primary comment required by both practitioners and academics.

Journals

Statutes

Websites

Information about the protection of New Zealand's natural and historic heritage.
Enviromental Law resources from European coutries
The EPA is the government agency responsible for regulatory functions concerning New Zealand's environmental management. The EPA replaced the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA New Zealand) in June 2011.
Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is the leading national historic heritage agency.
New Zealand's Crown Research Institute (CRI) for our land environment.
The Ministry for Primary Industries is helping to seize export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk.
NZCEL is a specialist research centre hosted by Auckland Law School.
The core work of the office is to provide advice to decision makers that maintains or improves the quality of the environment. Reports and advice drawn from environmental investigations form the backbone of the work programme, along with submissions on proposed law changes and government agency policy proposals.
The Association for Resource Management Practitioners (RMLA) is New Zealand’s leading forum for the interpretation and implementation of the ground breaking 1991 Resource Management Act.  
Established to advance the interests of Māori in fishing and fisheries-related activities and to return valuable fisheries assets and funds from the Settlement to iwi organisations.
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