Find out about the history of the Environment Court, what areas it oversees, and who the judges and commissioners are.

History of the Environment Court

How the Environment Court was set up.

Jurisdiction of the Environment Court

The majority of the Environment Court's work involves hearing appeals about issues that arise under the Resource Management Act 1991.

Environment Judges

Read about our Judges.

Environment Commissioners

Read about our Commissioners.

Court hearing schedule

Find out when upcoming hearings are held.

Current events

Current events are posted as they occur.

Media guidelines

The Ministry of Justice media guidelines apply in the Environment Court.

Practice note

The Practice Note 2014 is a guide to the practice of the Environment Court.

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