Roles and responsibilities
Find out who does what in New Zealand's offshore waters and the responsibilities of various national and local government agencies.
See which local and central government agencies are involved at each stage of your work.
This page has information about the roles of the government agencies and regional councils that manage mining, discharge and dumping activities in New Zealand w…
The approval process for exploration and production activities for petroleum and minerals in New Zealand's offshore waters takes places in six stages.
Find out what approvals are needed before drilling for oil and gas in the EEZ.