Submission Guide for the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 and current regulatory proposals

It is your right as a New Zealander to have a say in what happens in our oceans, to the environment, and to the health and well being of present and future generations. The New Zealand Government has proposed further changes to the laws governing new offshore oil and gas drilling which could mean high risk deep sea drilling proceeding without public notification or consultation.

You have 20 minutes and two choices. You can either stop reading here and let the government’s  proposal go unchallenged while you spend the next 20 minutes trawling Facebook, watering the plants, watching a bit of TV, washing your hair...

...or, you can keep reading and use tha...

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