news & issues

Read Straterra's submissions on a range of plans and policy statements.

We achieve our goal by participating in public policy processes; engaging with officials, politicians, stakeholders, industry, and the public; and advocating for the sector, at events and forums, and via the media.

2018
Straterra Submission on the Zero Carbon Bill - July 2018
Straterra Submission to the Productivity Commission on the Draft Report Low Emissions Economy. 7 June 2018
Straterra Submission on Overseas Investment Amendment Bill - Jan 2018

2017
Straterra Submission to the Productivity Commission on the Low Emissions Economy. 2 Oct 2017
Straterra Submission on FENZ Levies - April 2017
Straterra Submission on Clean Water - April 2017
Straterra Submission on Replacing the NZ Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy 2011 - 2016 - February 2017

2016
Straterra Submission on Regulatory Framework for Mineral Exploration - Nov 2016
Straterra Submission on the NZ Coastal Policy Statement - Nov 2016
Straterra Submission on Changes to District Plan - Sept 2016
Straterra Submission on Draft Regional Plan - Sept 2016
Straterra Submission on Proposed Regulation of Jettisoned Material from Rockets - Sept 2016 
Straterra Submission on Draft Code of Conduct for Seismic Surveys - Aug 2016
Straterra Submission on Golden Bay Landscape Plan Change - Aug 2016
Straterra Submission on FENZ Regulations - Aug 2016
Straterra Submission on NZPM Fees Review - Aug 2016
Straterra Submission on Disposal of Hazardous Substances - July 2016
Straterra Submission on Next Steps for Freshwater 2016 - Apr 2016
Straterra Additional Submission on New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme Review 2015-2016 - Apr 2016
Straterra Submission on Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill - April 2016
Straterra Submission on a new Marine Protected Areas Act - Mar 2016 
Straterra Submission on NZ Emissions Trading Scheme Review - Feb 2016
Straterra Submission on Resource Management Legislation Amendment Bill - Feb 2016

2015
Straterra Further Submission on Queenstown Lakes Proposed District Plan - Dec 2015
Straterra Further Submission on Proposed West Coast Regional Policy Statement - Nov 2015
Straterra Submission on West Coast Minerals Strategy for Comment - Nov 2015
Straterra Submission on Queenstown Lakes Proposed District Plan - Oct 2015
Straterra Submission on Proposed South Taranaki District Plan - Oct 2015
Straterra Submission on Christchurch District Plan Stage 3 - Aug 2015
Straterra Submission on Environmental Protection Authority Amendment Bill - Aug 2015
Straterra Submission on Proposed Otago Regional Policy Statement - July 2015
Straterra Submission on NZ's Climate Change Target: Our Contribution to the New International Climate Change Agreement - June 2015 
Straterra Submission on Proposed West Coast Regional Policy Statement - May 2015
Straterra Submission on Proposed Canterbury Air Regional Plan - Apr 2015 
Straterra Submission on Golden Bay Mohua Landscape Project - Feb 2015

2014
Straterra Submission on Direct Referrals to the Environment Court - May 2014
Straterra Submission on Environmental Reporting Bill - Apr 2014
  
Straterra Submission on Draft Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Discharge and Dumping Regulations - Mar 2014
Straterra Submission on Proposed Amendments to National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management - Feb 2014
Straterra Submission on Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan - Feb 2014
Straterra Submission on International Treaty Examination of the Minamata Convention of Mercury - Jan 2014

2013
Straterra Submission on West Coast Regional Policy Statement - Nov 2013
Straterra Submission on Draft Southland Murihiku Conservation Management Strategy - Sept 2013
Straterra Submission on Activity Classifications under the EEZ Act - Sept 2013
Straterra Submission on Minerals Related Discharges - Sept 2013
Straterra Submission on Draft Otago Conservation Management Strategy - Sept 2013
Straterra Submission on Draft Canterbury Conservation Management Strategy - Sept 2013
Straterra Submission on Targeted Roading Rates - Apr 2013
Straterra Submission on Freshwater Reform 2013 and Beyond - April 2013
Straterra Submission on Draft Auckland Conservation Management Strategy - March 2013
Straterra Submission on Northland Conservation Management Strategy - Feb 2013
Straterra Submission on Waikato Conservation Management Strategy - Feb 2013
Straterra Submission on Resource Management Reform Bill - Feb 2013

2012
Straterra Submission on Supplementary Order Paper 152 to the Crown Minerals Bill - Dec 2012
Straterra Submission on Draft Minerals Programme for Minerals - Dec 2012
Straterra Submission on A 10-20 Year Strategy for Developing the Cadastre - Nov 2012
Straterra Submission on Crown Minerals (Permitting and Crown Land) Bill - Nov 2012
Straterra Submission on Resource Management RCDCDP Amendment Bill - Nov 2012
Straterra Submission on Restrictions on Certain Types of Units - Nov 2012
Straterra Submission on Maui's Dolphin Threat Management Plan - Nov 2012
Straterra Submission on Taxation of Specified Mineral Mining - Oct 2012
Straterra Submission Review of the Royalty Regime for Minerals - Oct 2012
Straterra Submission on Section 107 of the RMA - Oct 2012
Straterra Letter on Fracking - Oct 2012
Straterra Submission on Lobbying Disclosure Bill - Sept 2012
Straterra Submission on Climate Change Response Amendment Bill - Sept 2012
Straterra Submission on Resource Management Act Principles Report - Aug 2012
Straterra Submission on Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Bill - June 2012
Straterra Submission on the Crown Minerals Act transitional regime - June 2012
Straterra Submission on Managing our Oceans - Discussion document under the EEZ Act - June 2012
Straterra Submission on Updating the NZ ETS - May 2012
Straterra Submission on the Review of the Crown Minerals Act - March 2012
Straterra Submission on Improving the Resource Management System - Feb 2012
Straterra Submission on Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects ) Bill - Jan 2012

2011
Straterra Submission on the development and review of Conservation Management Strategies - Feb 2011
Straterra Submission on Proposed National Policy Statement on Indigenous Biodiversity - Jan 2011

2010
Straterra Submission on the Draft New Zealand Energy Strategy - Sept 2010
Straterra Submission on Maximising our Mineral Potential - May 2010