Ministry for the Environment (New Zealand)


National climate change risk assessment for New Zealand

This report presents the findings of New Zealand’s first National Climate Change Risk Assessment (NCCRA). The risk assessment gives a national picture of how New Zealand may be affected by climate change-related hazards

New directions for resource management in New Zealand

New Directions for Resource Management in New Zealand is a comprehensive review of New Zealand’s resource management system.

Our freshwater 2020

The report provides evidence that New Zealand’s freshwater is impacted by urban development, farming, forestry and other human activities. It highlights how climate change is set to make the issues faced by freshwater environments even worse.

New Zealand’s greenhouse gas inventory

New Zealand's Greenhouse Gas Inventory is the official annual estimate of all human-generated greenhouse gas emissions and removals that have occurred in New Zealand since 1990.

New Zealand's fourth biennial report

This report describes how New Zealand is meeting its international commitments under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It describes New Zealand’s progress towards achieving its emissions reduction targets and how NZ is supporting developing countries in their climate change work.