Resource Management Tracker - Westlaw NZ

Resource Management Tracker - Westlaw NZ

Karenza de Silva


Price: POA + GST

Date: 06/11/2013

Code: 41587847

Thomson Reuters, NEW ZEALAND

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Resource Management Tracker - Westlaw NZ

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Resource Management Tracker - Westlaw NZ


Available exclusively online on Westlaw NZ, Resource Management Tracker is a comprehensive searchable collection of resource management prosecution sentencing decisions, allowing users to conduct specialised research based on the specific details of Resource Management Act prosecutions and their outcomes.

Resource Management Tracker includes more than 700 cases, covering 1,000 defendants and over 2,200 individual offences since the Resource Management Act 1991 came into force. It is updated daily, as relevant judgments and decisions are released.


Our editors provide specialist analysis of hundreds of cases and a unique search template enables users to conduct research over the relevant circumstances of each RMA prosecutions, including factors such as:

  • Prosecution activity – types of breach of the RMA, such as breach of abatement notice, discharge into water or taking, damming or diverting water
  • Industry sector, such as commercial, industrial or agriculture
  • Aggravating and mitigating sentencing factors, such as the attitude of the defendant, extent of damage, or nature of the environment affected
  • Amount of uplift or reduction as a result of sentencing factors
  • Prosecutions by specific City, Regional or District Councils
  • The role of the defendant, such as farmer, company director or manufacturer
  • Effect of a defendant’s prior convictions or infringements
  • Defendant’s plea and election for jury or judge-alone hearing
  • Starting point for sentencing
  • Type of sentence and details of fines and non-financial penalties
  • Details of costs and disbursements awards


Case Summaries

Summaries are written by the Thomson Reuters Cases Editors. These summaries include the facts, holdings, and outcome and give the researcher a sense of whether the case is relevant and provide memorable key words and phrases to enhance online searching.

Litigation History

Sourced from CiteCase the most sophisticated online citator available in New Zealand, the Litigation History section will display any earlier or later litigation history for the particular decision.

Cases and Legislation Cited

The Cases Cited and Legislation Cited section lists all of the cases that were cited in the particular decision.

Judgment Text and PDFs

Resource Management Tracker provides customers with access to the fully searchable text of relevant judgments and decisions of the Planning Tribunal, Environment Court, District Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Resource Management Tracker also includes PDFs of the original judgment delivered by the Court or Tribunal. Supreme Court cases may also include a PDF of the transcript of the Court hearing.