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Draft first set of national planning standards

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Update: first set of national planning standards released

The first set of national planning standards are available. They were released on 5 April 2019 by the Minister for the Environment and the Minister of Conservation.

The purpose of the national planning standards is to make plans and policy statements faster and easier for

  • councils to prepare 

  • users to understand, compare and comply with.