This course is designed to provide you with a practical knowledge of the Resource Management Act 1991 and the Local Government Act 2002. You will discuss the requirements of the legislation and be able to apply your knowledge to a variety of planning and resource consent scenarios. You will examine the functions and responsibilities of central and local government agencies and explore key case law. You will also discuss the Treaty of Waitangi and its significance in environmental planning.
Delivery type2019Trimester 2 2019
Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course.
Cost2019NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying
Topics covered include
- purpose and principles of the Resource Management Act 1991 and the Local Government Act 2002
- functions and responsibilities of central and local government agencies
- legislative implementation
- selected case law
- the Treaty of Waitangi in environmental legislation; and
- the contribution of the Resource Management Act to environmental management in New Zealand
- While this course has no pre-requisites, previous successful study at Level 5 is required.
- To study this course you will need access to a computer, email and the Internet.
This course is 100% internally assessed
No textbooks are required for this course
How to enrol
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
- choose the qualification you will study the course under
- check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.
Lecturer / Tutor
You can do this course as part of these qualifications:
Certificate of Proficiency
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication) (OP701002)
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Communication and Environment) (OP701007)
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment) (OP701003)