25 Jul 2019

Transforming the Resource Management Act

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 25 July 2019

The Government has tasked itself with overhauling the Resource Management Act - but what could a transformed RMA look like?

The law is often blamed for excessive and complex delays to housing planning and development.

The Government yesterday launched a "comprehensive overhaul" of the Act to better protect the environment and make it easier to build houses.

Kathryn speaks with John Tookey, a professor of construction development at AUT, and Gary Taylor from the Environmental Defence Society.

Wood Home Framing Abstract At Construction Site.

Photo: 123RF, Andy Dean Photography