NR 662 (01) - Environmental Policy, Planning and Sustainability in New Zealand

Env Policy, Plan & Sustain/NZ

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: Natural Resources
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   13  
CRN: 50745
Introduces students to politics in New Zealand. Investigating policy pathways and planning forms part of the curriculum. Students assess scope of legislation, including the Resource Management Act (1991), for the economic and socio-political environment in New Zealand. Government obligations to the Treaty of Waitangi, and customary uses of resources are included as part of this course. Students are exposed to diverse perspectives of local authority planners and policy makers, local iwi (tribes), the Department of Conservation, and community groups. Students examine case studies involving the resource consent process at several levels of decision-making. Case studies provide a comprehensive overview of the interactions between the environment and people and their cultural and socio-economic needs. Prereq: junior/senior; permission. Coreq: NR 660, NR 661, and NR 663.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Co-Requisite: NR 660, NR 661, NR 663
Equivalent(s): EC 662
Instructors: Kimberly Babbitt

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 Hours Arranged TBA