State of the Environment Report 2015

Taranaki as One - Taranaki Tāngata Tū Tahi. The report's title embodies an important theme: Taranaki enjoys a generally good and improving environment thanks to a united effort.

Summary and introduction

Taranaki as One - Taranaki Tāngata Tū Tahi
State of the Environment Report 2015

Print: ISBN 978-0-473-32920-4
Online: ISBN 978-0-473-32921-1

Taranaki Tāngata refers to the people, the mountain, the land — and the region as a whole. Tū Tahi refers to standing together as one people to achieve a united goal for the benefit of our region.

The vision statement recognises the roles and responsibilities shared by all people in Taranaki to ensure the sustainable management, development and protection of the region’s natural resources for future generations.

Taranaki as One - Taranaki Tāngata Tū Tahi is downloadable here in sections arranged under each of the chapter headings. For high-resolution documents, go to tinyurl.com/TRC-SOE.

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At a glance See more introductory sections

Chapter 4: Coast

The coast has a rich cultural history and is where we play, gather food and relax.

Introduction See more sections

Chapter 5: Air

Chapter 8: Waste

The region has a firm focus on minimising waste - by recovering, re-using and recycling material.

Introduction See more sections

Chapter 9: Natural hazards

Taranaki is readying itself for future challenges from the region's climate and geology.

Introduction See more sections