Public Sector

Review of Manukau Harbour Forum

Envirostrat was appointed by Auckland Council to lead an independent review of Manukau Harbour Forum. The review identified that the Forum had failed to achieve its intended outcomes and provided a pathway to improvement through structural, funding, and strategic changes.
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February 12, 2020
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Hauraki Gulf Forum Review

Envirostrat was asked by the Hauraki Gulf Forum to review whether the Forum was effectively promoting the objectives of part one of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Act 2000 and identify changes that could be made to help the Forum achieve these objectives. Envirostrat identified the successes and failures from the Hauraki Gulf Forum and concluded that the Forum was failing to adequately promote the objectives of the Act. Envirostrat then developed a total of 22 recommendations for the Forum to follow to better achieve the objectives of the Act and ensure the overall health of the Hauraki Gulf is sustained.
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February 12, 2020
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Marine Spatial Planning – Sea Change

Envirostrat Managing Director Nigel Bradly was appointed as lead author for New Zealands first marine spatial plan.  Sea Change was a collaboratively developed, co-governance approach to integrated marine spatial planning using a co-governance approach with a partnership between commercial sectors, local tribes and regional and national government agencies. The focus was on spatial and strategic prioritisation for commercial fishing, new marine protected areas, water quality improvements, and aquaculture development opportunities alongside grassroots, community led initiatives to empower local communities and groups.
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February 12, 2020
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Water Economics

Envirostrat led a team of economists, scientists and social scientists with an overall budget of several million dollars developing a series of integrated economic and scientific models to assess the implications of different policy scenarios across a range of uses of fresh water. The role was highly complex and involved managing >35 contracts in excess of $2.5M in total. The programme was run in a series of joint ventures between local councils, sector groups and central government agencies (primary industries, environment, conservation), and linking science, policy, and economics with government decision making. The ability to synthesise multiple studies from different…
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February 12, 2020
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Environmental Protection Authority Creation – Programme Management

One of the initial priorities of the 2008 National Government following its election was the establishment of a new entity to provide for a more rapid and effective delivery of national significant resource consent proposals than had been occuring under the Resource Management Act. EnviroStrat was retained to project manage the Ministry for the Environment team establishing an Environmental Protection Authority within MfE Successful launch of the EPA occurred with all main requirements in place for day one of operation. Specifically, EnviroStrat Created and implemented the plan of attack to ensure delivery to time, cost and quality requirements Managed the…
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February 12, 2020