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Environment Minister Nick Smith

Government to oppose appeal blocking $1.2b Auckland housing scheme

Mon 1 Feb 3

Environment Minister opposes bid by community groups to only allow low-rise housing in a giant housing redevelopment on the disused site of the Three Kings quarry.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment chief executive David Smol

MBIE softens its stance on what makes a building earthquake-prone

Wed 20 Jan 4

MBIE's commitment to the new building standard (NBS) yardstick may no longer be so hard and fast. With special audio feature.

Shelly Bay, Wellington (Source: Apple Maps)

Wellington extends special housing area, including iwi-owned Shelly Bay

Wed 9 Dec 4

Housing Minister Nick Smith and Wellington city mayor Celia Wade-Brown today announced three new areas in Shelly Bay, Newlands and Newtown.

Environment Minister Nick Smith (TV3)

Capital Letter: Returning to the fray of resource management reform

Wed 2 Dec 1

Reasonable proposals for necessary changes seem to become overwhelmed by a war of words.

Environment Minister Nick Smith (@AudreyNZH)

RMA reforms – this isn't over, by a long chalk

Fri 27 Nov 3

Environment Minister Nick Smith finally unveiled a watered down set of Resource Management Act changes.

Environment Minister Nick Smith (TV3)

Minister to take back inquiry appointment powers for EEZ applications

Thu 26 Nov

The only two seabed mining applications to come before decision-making committees appointed by the EPA.

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