About Resource Management
Big infrastructure plans or public works, such as major new roads and wind farms, are examples of projects that may be nationally significant proposals.
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We manage the decision making process for proposals of national significance under the Resource Management Act 1991. We gather and host evidence and organise the process that decides whether or not projects gain approval.
Matters lodged may include:
All other matters under the Resource Management Act are managed by the Ministry for the Environment.