This section contains information about the state of New Zealand's environment and the work we do using science and data.
Actions you can take as part of making our environment in Aotearoa flourish.
The role of central government and the work we are doing to reduce our impact on the environment.
Incorporating te ao Māori into our work is valuable to all of Aotearoa. We acknowledge the role of tangata whenua to help create a flourishing environment for every generation.
Find out about Acts, national policy statements, national environmental standards and other regulations we administer.
28 April 2022
We consulted on a draft national plan to help Aotearoa New Zealand adapt to and minimise the harmful impacts of climate change.
Consultation closed on 3 June 2022.
Read the final national adaptation plan