Marie A. Brown

Journal article

Big issues, bigger solutions: are bottom lines enough?

Discusses two approaches that could potentially be taken to solving New Zealand’s environmental problems –one essentially regulatory, and the other essentially economic.
Journal article

Last line of defence: a summary of an evaluation of environmental enforcement in New Zealand

Summarises the key findings of analysis of compliance monitoring and enforcement of environmental law in New Zealand

Last line of defence: compliance, monitoring and enforcement of New Zealand's environmental law

This report aims to explain the role and importance of enforcing compliance of environmental law in New Zealand.

Evaluating the environmental outcomes of the RMA

The purpose of this project is to explore whether the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) has delivered desired environmental outcomes for New Zealand. It is intended to complement wider assessments of the efficacy of the Act. The project is focused on gathering the best available...
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Enhancing the tax system to halt the decline of nature in New Zealand

New Zealand is world-renowned for its nature – its lush forests, spectacular mountain landscapes, wild and scenic rivers, beautiful coastlines and extraordinary biodiversity. This natural heritage is the foundation of New Zealand’s identity and its branding, and the premier attraction for the tourism industry. Nature...