Getting Started

This note has been updated for 2017 and 2020 amendments but not updated for best practice. 

This note has not been updated for any RMA amendments arising out of the Natural Built Environment Act and Spatial Planning Act.

Monitoring is about checking that we are achieving what we want to achieve and providing a feedback loop for environmental management. It is important, as without it we cannot tell what changes are occurring in the environment, how effective our actions and policies are, and what more we need to do.