About the Practical Guidance
Resource Management Law module
Have all your practical legal tools in one intuitive online portal with Practical Guidance. Access a vast collection of resource management law matters, to save you time and streamline your legal research.
Practical Guidance Resource Management Law covers 11 topics, 30+ subtopics with overviews, over 100 guidance notes, and 70 checklists, forms and precedents. Relevant legislation and cases are also included, displayed in an intuitive format so you have all your practical legal tools in one place.
The module covers essential information on resource consents, regional policy statements and plans, planning documents, Māori and resource management, enforcement and offences and the Environment Court process.
- 11 Topics
- 34 Subtopics each with Overviews
- 137 Guidance notes
- 7 Precedents
- 52 Forms
- 11 Checklists
- 172 Cases
- 450 Legislative references
- 200+ Read More links
- Key concepts
- Key authorities / bodies
- Interrelationship of planning documents
- National planning documents
- Other relevant legislation
- Regional policy statements / plans
- Resource consents
- Māori and resource management
- Nationally significant proposals
- Environment Court process
- Enforcement and offences
- Environmental and Resource Management Law
- New Zealand Resource Management Appeals
- New Zealand Forms and Precedents
- New Zealand Law Reports
- New Zealand Legislation
- Unreported Judgments
Gardner-Hopkins - Russell McVeagh
Partner, National Resource Management Team
LLB (Hons) BSc University of Auckland, Admitted to practise in New Zealand in 2001
and area of expertise
James has significant experience in environmental litigation (including judicial review), legislative reform and major project work. He has experience includes advising on development projects, district and regional planning matters for a wide range of clients, and local government process and procedure.He has represented clients in environmental litigation at Council, in the Environment Court and in the Higher Appellate Courts.
James also frequently presents at seminars and conferences, contributes articles and case notes to the Resource Management Law Journal and is an active member of the Resource Management Law Association, as well as being the current author of the Hazardous Substances chapter of the LexisNexis Environmental and Resource Management Law looseleaf and text book.