Environmental and natural resource management
We provide clients with expert analysis of environmental and natural resource use issues, solutions to market or regulatory failures, and methods to infer non-market values. Our work, in topic areas such as air quality, biosecurity, climate change, waste management and water use, informs national policy development and RMA processes for both private applicants and public regulatory bodies.
Senior Economistchris.nixon[at]nzier [dot] org [dot] nz
Senior Economistpeter.clough[at]nzier [dot] org [dot] nz
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By Peter Clough
Expert evidence presented to a Commission hearing on TrustPower's Lake Coleridge Project.
19 September 2016
By Derek Gill
The recent earthquake and associated small tsunami provide a timely wakeup call. New Zealand needs to take the opportunity to learn from this ‘near miss’, and to invest in some ‘quick wins’ that can reduce our huge exposure to tsunami risk at low cost.