This page provides a link to the Parliamentary Commissioner’s commentary on Environment Aotearoa 2015.
Section 18 of the Environmental Reporting Act 2015 describes the role of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (the Commissioner) in the new environmental reporting system.
The Commissioner may choose to comment on matters that include, but are not limited to
a) analysing environmental reports:
b) identifying trends
c) discussing the implications of environmental report findings
d) recommending responses to environmental report findings.
Environment Aotearoa 2015 is the first time the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics NZ have worked in partnership to tell the story of New Zealand’s whole environment in the spirit of the new environmental reporting framework.
Read the commentary: The state of New Zealand's environment: Commentary by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment on Environment Aotearoa 2015.
Published 29 June 2016