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Closing date for submissions nears

6 May 2008

News release
6 May 2008

Closing date for submissions nears

People have until 16 May to make submissions on the draft Regional Policy Statement, one of Greater Wellington's key planning documents.

The draft Regional Policy Statement directs how Greater Wellington and the region's city and district councils will sustainably manage natural and physical resources.

This means striking a balance where environmental, social and economic objectives can be achieved but not at the expense of one another

Though the draft Regional Policy Statement has no statutory effect, it is a useful way of sharing Greater Wellington's ideas and gathering input from councils, iwi and communities to help in the preparation of a new Regional Policy Statement, which will be publicly notified later this year.

To make a submission on the draft Regional Policy Statement either use the online feedback form at www.gw.govt.nz/rps, email rps@gw.govt.nz or post written comment to:


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