What is the purpose of the Resource Management Act 1991?

The purpose of the Resource Management Act is to promote the sustainable management of natural and physical resources. (c) avoiding, remedying, or mitigating any adverse effects of activities on the environment.

What will replace the Resource Management Act?

The proposed Natural and Built Environments Act (NBA) is intended to be the primary piece of legislation to replace the RMA. Like the RMA, the National and Built Environments Act will be an integrated statute for land use and environmental protection.

Who administers the Resource Management Act?

This Act is administered by the Ministry for the Environment.

What does resource management do?

Resource management is the practice of planning, scheduling, and allocating people, money, and technology to a project or program. In essence, it is the process of allocating resources to achieve the greatest organizational value.

How many pages is RMA?

During the intervening years, the RMA has undergone upwards of 20 major amendments and has been expanded to almost 1,000 pages.

Why do we need the RMA?

Its purpose is to ensure activities won’t harm our neighbours or communities, or damage the air, water, soil and ecosystems that we and future generations need to survive. The RMA encourages us to get involved in deciding what’s best for the environment by telling our local councils what we value about it.

What does Te Oranga o te Taiao mean?

Taiao is the natural environment and Oranga refers to its wellbeing. This concept expresses the intergenerational importance of environmental wellbeing to Māori and centralises a relationship around decision-making over natural resources with hapū and iwi.

What happens if you breach a resource consent?

Severe breaches of the conditions of a resource consent can result in prosecution and a fine imposed by the courts.

What are the 4 management resources?

The major resources used by organizations are often described as follow: (1) human resources, (2) financial resources, (3) physical resources, and (4) information resources. Managers are responsible for acquiring and managing the resources to accomplish goals.