These guidance notes do not form part of the New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement 2010 (NZCPS 2010). They have been prepared with support and input from local government and are not legal advice.
The implementation guidance introductory note (see first guidance note in table below) should be read in conjunction with the other guidance notes.
Get guidance on transitional matters relating to the NZPCS 2010.
Not all of the following NZCPS 2010 policy guidance notes have been updated since the Supreme Court's decision on Environmental Defence Society Incorporated v The New Zealand King Salmon Company Limited  NZSC 38.
The following two papers provide firstly a summary guidance note and secondly a review of the implications of the Supreme Court King Salmon decision for planning practice and the interpretation of the New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement.
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