The Government is seeking submissions on the proposed National Policy Statement for Highly Productive Land (NPS-HPL). Information about the proposed NPS-HPL is available in the discussion document, which can be found at www.mpi.govt.nz/HighlyProductiveLand. The page numbers mentioned below refer to the discussion document. Please fill in the form below, then click Continue to review your submission. At any time you may click Save and Exit so that you can return later.

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Chapter 2: Defining Highly Productive Land [page 19]
Section 3.1: Problem Statement [page 23]
Section 3.2: Urban expansion on to highly productive land [page 24]
Section 3.3: Fragmentation of highly productive land [page 25]
Section 3.4: Reverse sensitivity [page 26]
Section 3.5: These issues are being seen throughout New Zealand [page 26]
Section 4.5: Preferred option – a National Policy Statement [page 31]
Section 5.2: Purpose of the proposed National Policy Statement [page 34]
Section 5.3: The scope of the proposal [page 35]
Section 5.4: The proposed National Policy Statement [page 37]
Policy 1: Identification of highly productive land [page 41]
Policy 2: Maintaining highly productive land for primary production [page 42]
Alignment with the Urban Growth Agenda [page 43]
Policy 3: New urban development on highly productive land [page 45]
Policy 4: Rural subdivision and fragmentation [page 46]
Policy 5: Reverse sensitivity [page 47]
Policies 6 and 7: Consideration of private plan changes and resource consent applications on highly productive land [page 49]
Section 5.6: Implementation [page 52]
Specific questions: Section 5.3: The scope of the proposal [page 35]
Specific questions: Section 5.4: The proposed National Policy Statement [page 37]
Specific questions: Policy 1 [page 41]
Specific questions: Appendix A [page 41]
Specific questions: Policy 3 [page 45]
Specific questions: Policy 4 [page 46]
Specific questions: Policy 5 [page 47]
Specific questions: Policy 6 and Policy 7 [page 49]
Specific questions: Section 5.5: Interpretation [page 51]
Specific questions: Section 5.6: Implementation [page 52]
Specific questions: Section 5.7: Timeframes [page 52]