Nick Smith

SIMON BERRY: 'We seem to have a new breed of politicians and officials who think of this type of ad hocery and a high-handed approach to due process as being the norm'

High-handed approach leading to delay in resource management decisions

Fri 26 May

Environment legal firm Berry Simons says recent legislation is symptomatic of the continuing decay of New Zealand’s resource management decisions.

Nick Smith on the government's next move on RMA

Fri 5 May 3

 National wants substantive reform of planning laws, not just another RMA amendment bill.

No more RMA tinkering, Nick Smith says

Fri 5 May

The environment minister wants large-scale reform of the country's planning laws – and he says it is a long term, multi-government project. 

Urban water dirtiest, but decline greatest in rural water

Thu 27 Apr 5

The report comes a fortnight after the publication of a fast-tracked report from the Prime Minister's Chief Science Adviser, Peter Gluckman.

Cabinet reshuffle: Bill battens down hatches for election year swells

Mon 24 Apr 5

The Prime Minister says the changes are not a demotion of Nick Smith.

Cabinet reshuffle could resolve the Smith issue

Mon 24 Apr 6

Nick Smith is not good at retail politics. The problem is, election years are all about retail politics.


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