National Environmental Standards and National Policy Statements

National Environmental Standards (NES) generally override the provisions of the District Plan.  The NES listed affect activities managed by District Councils.

National Environmental Standards (NES)

NES for Sources of Human Drinking Water
NES for Assessing and Managing Contaminants in Soil to Protect Human Health
NES for Telecommunications Facilities
NES for Electricity Transmission Activities

National Policy Statements (NPS) provide policy guidance where resource consent is required and where relevant.

National Policy Statements (NPS)

National Policy Statements
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