Nick Smith

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.

Environment Minister Nick Smith (@katieabradford)

Government reveals enough support for RMA reforms to become law

Thu 26 Nov 6

Environment Minister Nick Smith unveiled the legislation and should emerge from select committee hearings by mid-2016.

Labour party housing spokesman Phil Twyford

AVJennings moves ahead, Twyford slams Smith

Thu 26 Nov

The announcement comes against a background of criticism of government inaction on housing by Labour’s Phil Twyford.

Housing Minister Nick Smith (TV3)

Auckland special housing areas extended to add up to 1100 new homes

Mon 23 Nov

Nine new sites have been added to the special zones, taking the total number of special housing areas to 106.

Environment Minister Nick Smith (TV3)

Blistering attack on Nick Smith’s half-democracy bill

Tue 17 Nov 2

The submission describes Environment Minister Nick Smith’s Bill as blinkered and arrogant. With Special audio feature.


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