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.
Principal 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.
20 February 2019
By Laurence Kubiak, Eugene Isack and Mieke Welvaert
A report for PEPANZ.
31 January 2019
By Chris Nixon
As part of NZIER’s 60th birthday celebrations, the NZIER undertook with its own resources research to further understand New Zealanders concerns about water quality and found that river visibility (water clarity) was most valued by Kiwis.