Environment and Resource Management Law
The ADLS Environment & Resource Management Committee monitors legal development in the fields of resource management, local government and environment law. It assists the profession by way of regular updates, articles and training on the practical implications for the profession of the many developments in environment and RMA legislation and policy. This committee has a national membership that encompasses academic, local government and private practice lawyers who specialise in environment and resource management law.
To consider any matters relating to environment and resource management affecting Members of ADLS and to report to the Council of ADLS on such matters.
To liaise directly with government agencies and institutions on environment and resource management issues to promote good legal practice in the interests of the profession and the public.
To prepare submissions on behalf of ADLS on commercial law issues and to liaise with the President on statements to the profession or the public.
Helen Andrews (Convenor)
Phone 09 09 969 2300 - Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Grant Hewison & Associates Ltd
Dr Grant Hewison
With a PhD in Local Government and years of senior experience both as a lawyer and local government manager Grant specialises in local government and environmental policy and legal services with a focus on Auckland. Grant provides 'Insight Auckland' monthly report, covering the activities of the Auckland Council Group of organisations, tailored to a client's interests.
Phone 021 577 869 - Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Auckland International Airport Ltd
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Kitt Littlejohn GBarrister
Phone 021 899 502 - Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone 09 977 5161 - Email email@example.com
Dr Kenneth Palmer
Kenneth Palmer is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Auckland. His special interests are in resource management and local government law. He is the author of Local Authorities Law in New Zealand (Brookers 2012), and editor of the New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law.
Phone 09 923 7828 - Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Daniel is an Associate in the Resource Management team at Ellis Gould, advising a range of private and public sector clients in respect of resource management, environmental and local government issues. Before Ellis Gould, Daniel spent three years in Auckland Council’s in-house legal team, and was a senior solicitor at a large corporate law firm.
Phone 09 306 0748 - Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Setareh is a barrister who provides advice and advocates on behalf of clients in public law including resource management, all areas of local government and public works. She has extensive experience working with local and central government, and with private clients.
Phone 09 309 7889 - Email email@example.com
Environmental Defence Society
Phone 09 480 2565 - Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Patrick is a Senior Solicitor in the Environment Team at MinterEllisonRuddWatts. Patrick advises a range of public and private clients on resource management, compulsory acquisition, climate change, local government and public law matters.
Phone 09 353 9891 - Email Patrick.Senior@minterellison.co.nz
19 Jul 2018
Zero Carbon Bill
Submission to the Ministry for the Environment on the Zero Carbon Bill
25 May 2018
Local Government (Community Well-Being) Amendment Bill
Submission to the Governance and Administration Committee on the Local Government (Community Well-Being) Amendment Bill
26 Jul 2012
Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill
Submission to the Local Government and Environment Committee on the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill
11 Feb 2011
Aquaculture Legislation Amendment Bill (No 3)
Submission to the Local Primary Production Committee on the Aquaculture Legislation Amendment Bill (No 3)
16 Nov 2010
Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill 2010
Submission to the Maori Affairs Committee on the Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Bill 2010
28 Feb 2013
Resource Management Reform Bill 2012
Submission to the Local Government and Environment Parliamentary Select Committee on the ‘Resource Management Reform Bill 2012.
29 Nov 2012
Resource Management (Restricted Duration of Certain Discharge and Coastal Permits) Amendment Bill
Submission to the Local Government and Environment Parliamentary Select Committee on the ‘Resource Management (Restricted Duration of Certain Discharge and Coastal Permits) Amendment Bill.