This course provides you with an understanding of conservation and natural resource law in New Zealand. You will examine key legislation affecting conservation and natural resource management, including the Conservation Act, Reserves Act, National Parks Act, Crown Minerals Act, Fisheries Act and Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act. You will explore the purpose and operational provisions of the legislation and examine significant resource management issues. You will also consider the effects of international law on New Zealand’s environmental management framework. This course is designed as a companion course to 72292 Resource Management Act & Local Government Act.
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
- history and development of environmental law in New Zealand
- conservation and historic heritage legislation
- freshwater management
- coastal and marine legislation
- biodiversity and protected areas; and
- biosecurity and hazardous substances legislation.
Previous successful study at Level 5.
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 and Environment) (OP701007)
- Bachelor of Applied Science (Environment) (OP701003)