Environmental country reviews

Environmental Performance Reviews: New Zealand (2007)


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This report examines progress made by New Zealand since the previous OECD Environmental Performance Review (1996) relative to its established domestic objectives and international commitments regarding the environment and sustainable development. It also reviews progress in the context of the OECD Environmental Strategy, and compared to the recommendations of the previous OECD review.

This book is part of the OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Programme which conducts peer reviews of environmental conditions and progress in each member country. The analyses presented are supported by a broad range of economic and environmental data and lead to recommendations for further environmental and sustainable development progress.


Chapter 1. Conclusions and Recommendations
Part I - Environmental Management
Chapter 2. Water and Waste Management
Chapter 3. Nature and Biodiversity Conservation
Part II - Sustainable Development
Chapter 4. Economy and Environment
Chapter 5. Agriculture, Forestry and the Environment
Chapter 6. Environmental-Social Interface
Part III - International Commitments
Chapter 7. International Co-operation

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Related Material

  • Speech on the occasion of the launch of the Environmental Performance Review of New Zealand
  • Conclusions and Recommendations of the 1st cycle environmental performance review of New Zealand  (1996)Policy Brief - Peer Review: A Tool for Co-operation and Change
  • Policy Brief - Peer Review: A Tool for Co-operation and Change



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