Planning Under Co-operative Mandates (PUCM) was a research programme focusing on the New Zealand Government's goal of sustainable development through local government.

  • A report to iwi on the kaupapa Māori environmental outcomes and indicators kete

    Jefferies, Richard; Kennedy, Nathan (IGCI, The University of Waikato, 2009-06-30)
    Tangata whenua in Aotearoa have been largely excluded from participation in local government planning since colonisation, but tikanga and Māori values have for the past two decades been acknowledged in resource management ...
  • Viewing the world through a wider lens: Māori and council planning documents

    Kennedy, Nathan (IGCI, The University of Waikato, 2008-07-30)
    My effort to convey an iwi perspective on environmental resource management - what we call kaitiakitanga – should highlight for new planners about to enter the profession that the environmental perspectives of hapū and ...
  • Environmental performance outcomes and indicators for indigenous peoples: Review of literature

    Kennedy, Nathan; Jefferies, Richard (IGCI, The University of Waikato, 2009-07-31)
    The literature review in this report was the starting point for developing a Māori research strand (2003-2009) within the Planning Under Co-operative Mandates (PUCM) research programme (1995-2009). An early task of the ...
  • Kaupapa Māori framework and literature review of key prinicples

    Kennedy, Nathan; Jefferies, Richard (IGCI, The University of Waikato, 2009-06-30)
    The literature review in this report was the starting point for the development of a Māori research strand within the Planning Under Co-operative Mandates (PUCM) research programme. The original purpose of this report ...
  • Māori provisions in plans: Mana whenua, mauri of water, and wahi tapu

    Kennedy, Nathan; Jefferies, Richard (IGCI, The University of Waikato, 2008-07-31)
    The intention of this document is to allow those using Ngā Mahi: Kaupapa Māori Outcomes an Indicators Kete (Jefferies and Kennedy, 2009, PUCM Māori Report 2) to view a range of examples of Māori provisions ...
  • Ngā mahi: Kaupapa Māori outcomes and indicators kete

    Jefferies, Richard; Kennedy, Nathan (IGCI, The University of Waikato, 2009-06-30)
    As part of the Planning Under Cooperative Mandates research (PUCM) we developed a kaupapa Māori outcomes and indicators framework. This framework reflects tikanga Māori and Māori values. It also considers issues (including ...
  • Māori outcome evaluation: A kaupapa Māori, outcomes and indictors, framework and methodology

    Jefferies, Richard; Kennedy, Nathan (IGCI, The University of Waikato, 2009-06-30)
    Territorial local authorities (i.e. regional and district councils) are by law required to provide for Māori values and interests, and to undertake plan evaluation and environmental monitoring, to ensure that the provisions ...
  • Evaluating the outcomes of plans: theory, practice, and methodology

    Laurian, Lucie; Crawford, Janet; Day, Maxine; Kouwenhoven, Peter; Mason, Greg; Ericksen, Neil; Beattie, Lee (2010)
    Despite calls for performance-oriented and evidence-based planning, the outcomes of land use and environmental plans are rarely monitored or assessed ex post facto (that is, post implementation). As a result, planners ...
  • The legend of the RMA: A trilogy

    Ericksen, Neil (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2003-09)
    In this presentation the author paints the conflict of people versus nature in light of the RMA, and go on to look at the repercussions of this through not only the plans that were prepared under this controversial ...
  • Planning and governance under the LGA: Lessons from the RMA experience.

    Borrie, Nancy; Memon, Ali; Ericksen, Neil; Crawford, Janet (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2004-06-01)
    The purpose of this report is to identify ways in which experiences gained from the RMA as a devolved and co-operative planning mandate can enable local and central government and other stakeholders to more effectively ...
  • Planning paradise with the Cheshire Cat: Governance problems under the RMA

    Ericksen, Neil (2003-05-23)
    Much has been made of compliance costs to business and the need to process consents hastily in relation to the Resource Management Act in New Zealand. This obsession with compliance misses the fundamental problem of ...
  • PUCM 2 Survey Results 2001-2002

    Day, Maxine; Backhurst, Michael (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2002-06)
    This Report contains the results from a survey of resource management consultants and resource consent applicants carried out during 2001-2002 to gain factual and attitudinal information about the plan implementation ...
  • Resource management, plan quality and governance: A report to Government

    Ericksen, Neil; Crawford, Janet; Berke, Philip; Dixon, Jennifer (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2001)
    This Report contains the main findings from FRST-funded research into planning under the Resource Management Act. It includes five sets of interrelated recommendations. These recommendations identify many actions that ...
  • Plan effectiveness monitoring: Built heritage, Wellington City District Plan

    Mason, Greg; McEwan, Ann (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2005-02)
    The goal of this project has been to assess the effectiveness of the built heritage provisions in the Wellington City District Plan. To this end, sixty nine buildings were chosen from the Plan’s Heritage List: Buildings ...
  • Managing change in North Shore’s Residential 3 Built Heritage zone: An evaluation of resource consent outcomes

    Mason, Greg; McEwan, Ann (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2005-12)
    The goal of the study presented in this report has been to determine the extent to which resource consent outcomes in North Shore City’s Residential 3 Built Heritage zone comply with the District Plan. To this end, a ...
  • Community outcome processes as a forum for community governance

    Leonard, Lorraine; Memon, Ali (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2008-01)
    Research for this report is part of a project on evaluating the quality of planning and governance under the Local Government Act 2002 (LGA). This is the first of two complementary reports aiming to develop and test a ...
  • District plan implementation under the RMA: Confessions of a resource consent

    Day, Maxine; Backhurst, Michael; Ericksen, Neil; Crawford, Janet; Chapman, Sarah; Berke, Philip; Laurian, Lucie; Dixon, Jennifer; Jefferies, Richard; Warren, Tricia; Barfoot, Cushla; Mason, Greg; Bennett, Matthew; Gibson, Claire (2003-04-15)
    This report focuses on results from Phase 2 of PUCM - the quality of plan implementation in six district councils selected for their range of plan quality and capacity to plan. Only those results considered to be important ...
  • PUCM Practice Development Programme (PDP): February 2005

    PUCM: Planning Under Co-operative Mandates (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato, 2005-02)
    The purpose of this report is to identify a Practice Development Programme (PDP) for the presentation of relevant innovative practices and tools arising out of the first two Phases of PUCM (Planning Under Co-operative ...
  • Evaluation of iwi and hapū participation in the resource consents processes of six district councils

    Backhurst, Michael; Day, Maxine; Warren, Tricia; Ericksen, Neil; Crawford, Janet; Jefferies, Richard; Bennett, Matthew; Berke, Philip; Chapman, Sarah; Laurian, Lucie (2004-03)
    This working paper analyses the processes adopted by councils for involving hapū/iwi in plan implementation, including the resource consents process. Three topic issues were investigated to assess plan implementation — ...
  • Reflections on relationship-building between tangata whenua and local government: Notes from research and practice

    Neill, Beth (2003-06)
    In this paper, the author takes a reflective look at two areas: the preliminary discussions and fieldwork they undertook to set up a collaborative doctoral research project exploring relationship-building between tangata ...

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