Our region's plan

Why do we have a regional NRM plan?

A regional NRM plan guides natural resources management activities such as pest control, sharing groundwater and conservation over a ten year period, and guides the allocation of the NRM levy.

Having a regional plan is a statutory requirement under the Natural Resources management Act 2004 for the South East NRM Board.


 Your values, your ideas, your NRM Plan

The South East region’s current plan is being updated and adopting some new approaches, including:

  • Involving the community in the planning process and focusing on what is important to them.
  • Planning at the subregional level to tailor management activities to suit the different landscapes and communities of the South East. Find out more about how you can be involved.
  • Managing the landscape as a system, rather than separate assets.
  • Preparing for drivers of change, including adapting to climate change to increase our region’s resilience.
  • Understanding how our natural resources-dependent industries operate in our landscape

  • Understanding the drivers, pressures and threats to our parks and natural areas

  • Understanding how our urban landscape links to NRM

More information

  • Planning Team
    08 8735 1177