Environment Court


Matters relating to land and water use and the activities of industry and public works. See Environment Court homepage

Governing legislation

Established under the Resource Management Act 1991, its jurisdiction is also governed by various other Acts.

Administering body

Contact details

Contact information is found on the Environment Court website.


NZLII has Environment Court decisions 1996 onwards as well as those for the Planning Tribunal 1978-1996 Decisions are also available free from rma-net between the hours of 7.00pm and 9.00pm only for current University of Waikato students and staff . Please see Law Librarian or Law staff for ID and password. rma-net contains all Environment Court decisions released to date under the Resource Management Act 1991.

Indexed by

BCL; BriefCase; LINX- selected, from 2000 onwards; New Zealand Environmental Digest; Recent Decisions; Resource Management Handbook

Reported in


Library holdings of unreported decisions



Formerly the Planning Tribunal