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The end of the Resource Management Act is nigh

EDITORIAL: You won’t find many people mourning at the graveside of the Resource Management Act (RMA) when it is finally replaced. Its death may come sooner rather than later. A report commissioned by Environment Minister David Parker has recommended repealing the RMA entirely rather than tinkering with it, and recommends two new laws that cover distinct tasks of the RMA.

Health Minister announces when New Zealand's 'largest hospital building' will open to patients

Christchurch Hospital Hagley features a helipad and a link with Christchurch Women’s Hospital, on the right. Patients will be treated in a $525 million Christchurch Hospital building from November, more than two years after the building was meant to open.