This page reports on the national instruments driving plan-making processes.
Local authorities may need to change their plans and policy statements to make sure they are consistent with and/or give effect to national instruments (such as national environmental standards and national policy statements).
Plan-making processes and national direction instruments
Of processes to make or change plans, the percentage that were for delivering national direction set in national policy statements or national environmental standards
|The main national instruments that triggered these processes, by percentage|
New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement
National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management
National Policy Statement on Electricity Transmission
National Policy Statement on Renewable Electricity Generation
*These percentages were previously reported as the percentage of all plan-making processes. They have been revised to reflect the percentage of plan-making processes incorporating national direction that involve each instrument. The highest three percentages for each year are shown.