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Is the RMA a 'handbrake on growth'? What needs to be changed first?


Two of the most widely criticised changes in the Government's overhaul of resource management law are believed to have been dropped.

Parliament's local government and environment committee, which has been considering more than 100 changes to the Resource Management Act, is due to report back to Parliament today after hearing from hundreds of people.

The Herald understands the committee will scrap a law change that would have limited appeal rights on planning rules. Both big business and environmental groups opposed the change, which they said would shut them out of important planning decisions.

Is the RMA a 'handbrake on growth'? What needs to be changed first? Here is the latest selection of Your Views:

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