District plan implementation under the RMA: Confessions of a resource consent
Day, M., Backhurst, M., Ericksen, N., Crawford, J., Chapman, S., Berke, P., Laurian, L., Dixon, J., Jefferies, R., Warren. T., Barfoot, Cushla, Mason, G., Bennett, M., & Gibson, C. (2003). District plan implementation under the RMA: Confessions of a resource consent. Second PUCM Report to Government. Hamilton, New Zealand: The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato.
Permanent Research Commons link: http://hdl.handle.net/10289/905
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 for assisting the six councils (and others) to improve implementation of their plans are included in this report. The findings and recommendations, both specific and general, ought to be instructive for other councils, thereby helping to improve their plans and implementation processes. Since hapu/iwi interests formed a key component of the research, the outcomes will help enhance their case for better consideration of their interests when dealing with local government. As well, many of the findings and recommendations relate to matters of governance and capacity building that require Government action, which until done will make it difficult for councils to achieve quality plans and implementation processes.
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