11 April 2012
8 March 2012
7 October 2011
1 August 2011
21 June 2011
11 May, 2011
Mr Speaker, I move that the Environmental Protection Authority Bill, the Climate Change Response Amendment Bill, the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Amendment Bill, the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Amendment Bill, the Ozone Layer Protection Amendment Bill, and the Resource Management Amendment Bill be now read a third time.
12 April, 2011
Speech to the New Zealand Wind Energy Association Conference, Wellington
8 April, 2011
I am delighted to join you for this symposium today, and I want to congratulate the Lake Water Quality Society on its role and for this event.
7 April, 2011
Mr Speaker, I move that the Environmental Protection Authority Bill be now read a second time. Mr Speaker, the establishment of the Environmental Protection Authority marks an exciting new era of environmental management in our country.
15 February, 2011
Thank you for the invitation to address the Second Annual Fresh Water Management Forum which I have titled Fresh water reform: a work in progress.
29 January, 2011
This 12th Bluegreens Forum in the beautiful coastal and heritage village of Akaroa is a landmark in our work to advance our ideals for a cleaner and more prosperous New Zealand. This morning I want to do some thank yous, I want to reinforce the values we have developed and advocated for a decade, and I want to make some important Government announcements on the environment.
14 May: The Next Phase of RMA Reform
19 February: Speech on the First Reading of the RMA
06 September: John Key - Environment Policy Launch
22 January: Hon Dr Nick Smith -A sustainable government
14 February 2005: Submission to the Local Government and Environment Select Committee on Resource Management and Electricity Legislation Amendment Bill (PDF)