Sustainable high-value land use
The Government has set out clear goals to make sure our natural resources are used sustainably. Read about its goals for land use and fresh water.
Government goals for land use and fresh water
In May 2018, the Minister of Agriculture and the Minister for the Environment presented Cabinet with 3 papers setting out their goals for:
- restoring fresh water and waterways
- a new approach to the Crown/Māori relationship for fresh water
- sustainable high-value land use.
Sustainable high-value land use – Cabinet paper [PDF, 870 KB]
Sustainable high-value land use – Minute of decision [PDF, 1.2 MB]
The sustainable high-value land use paper provides a snapshot in time, but the work is fast-paced. In some areas, work has already progressed beyond the details outlined in the paper.
The papers relating to fresh water are available on the Ministry for the Environment website.