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Articles - Environmental Planning
Written by Gary Taylor, The New Zealand Herald   
Monday, 25 January 2010

An excerpt:

The New Zealand coast will also be a focus of attention this year. The Foreshore and Seabed Act will likely be repealed and replaced with a regime that better recognises customary rights while entrenching public access. Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson can be expected to remain surefooted as he navigates his way through the minefield of competing interests and the issue may be resolved leaving us wondering what all the fuss was.

As the economy picks up, there will be a mini boom in coastal subdivision. Calls for better management and national direction will grow. Conservation Minister Tim Groser will have to release the revised coastal policy statement and decide whether to adopt it. He'll have to take time out of his trade portfolio and give the issue the serious attention it deserves. Failure to improve the regime for coastal subdivision would be hugely disappointing.

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