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Environment New Zealand 2007

This report is the second national-level state of New Zealand’s environment report. It takes the pulse of the physical well-being of New Zealand’s land, water, air, plants and animals and measures the impact of transport, energy, waste, and our consumption on the environment.


It identifies trends in and selected pressures on our natural resources. It introduces benchmark environmental indicators as well as 80 specific measures, to capture hard data which will be used to build a clear picture of trends and pressures over time.

This report is a ‘one stop shop’ of accessible, relevant environmental information which can be used as a basis for decision-making. A summary of Environment New Zealand 2007 has been published.

Additional information on Environment New Zealand 2007

  • See 'Supporting documents' below for a copy of the summary report, Environment New Zealand 2007 information sheets, the independent review of Environment New Zealand 2007 and the subsequent national environmental reports.
  • Cabinet paper

Environment New Zealand 2007 project team

The following people were part of the core Ministry for the Environment team, which planned, researched, wrote, and produced Environment New Zealand 2007:

Andrew van Bunnik, Anya Pollock, Eleanor Somerset, Jennie Francke, Josh Fyfe, Josh Preston, Julia Crosfield, Julia Porter, Justine Daw, Kati Thompson, Kiersten Leslie, Kirsty Johnston, Kurt Janssen, Libby Manley, Linda Stirling, Martin Kennedy, Mary-Anne MacLeod, Mike Thompson, Nick Zaman, Paul Franklin, Polleke Peeters, Robyn Reid, Roz Perry, Shaun Lewis, Tom Fitzgerald, Toni Wilson, Vera Power, Zoe Studd.

Supporting Documents