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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.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
Topics covered include:
Previous successful study at Level 5.
Access to a computer, email and the Internet.
There are no set texts for this course.
Assessment 100% In-course.