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.
The Government's work programme for waste is focused on accelerating New Zealand’s transition towards a circular economy.
13 March 2022