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Resource Management Act


Selvarajah, S. 2020. Central government management of the freshwater under the Resource Management Act – An RMA practitioner’s perspective. In: Nutrient Management in Farmed Landscapes. (Eds. C.L. Christensen, D.J. Horne and R. Singh). Occasional Report No. 33. Farmed Landscapes Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 16 pages.

Selvarajah, S. 2019. Recommendation for Environment Southland on Southland District Council Te Anau wastewater discharge resource consent application(s) APP-20191493  under sections 95-95G of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA).

Selvarajah, S. 2019. Three decades of consenting and monitoring land treatment of industrial and municipal effluent – Are we on the right track in managing nitrogen contamination? New Zealand Land Treatment Collective Conference, Invercargill, New Zealand, April 2019.

Selvarajah, S. 2015. Effective human wastewater management in rapidly growing towns in sensitive receiving environment- A perspective on Queenstown-Lakes District area. KEYNOTE PAPER. New Zealand Land Treatment Collective Conference, Wanaka, New Zealand March 25-27, 2015.

Selvarajah, S. 2015. Can the RMA toolbox provide effective tools to manage the impact of farming on freshwater quality? In: Moving farm systems to improved nutrient attenuation. (Eds L.D. Currie and L.L. Burkitt). Occasional Report No. 28. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 15 pages.

Selvarajah, S. 2011. Key waste water discharges granted in the past decade in the Otago Region. Water New Zealand, November 2011 issue.

Selavarajah,S. 2011. Key wastewater discharge consents granted in the Otago Region in the past decade. Otago Regional Council Committee Paper.

Selvarajah, N. 2010. Farm dairy effluent regulations in the Otago Region. Invited KEYNOTE PAPER presented at the NZ Land Treatment Collective Annual Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Selvarajah, N. 2008. Regulations of waste water discharges in the Otago Region. NZ Land Treatment Collective Annual Conference, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Selvarajah, N. 2003. Resource Management Act and environmental research perspectives of the use of soil-plant systems to manage the environment. KEYNOTE PAPER. In: Proceedings of the workshop Environmental management using soil-plant systems. (Eds L D Currie, R B Stewart and C W N Anderson). Occasional Report No. 16, Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. pp 199-224.

Lilburne, L.R., Hewitt, A.E., Sparling, G.P, and Selvarajah, N. 2002. Soil Quality in New Zealand: Policy and Science Response. Journal of Environmental Quality, 31:1768-1773.

Selvarajah, N. 1999. Sustainable land management for agricultural production- Can the resource management act deliver? In: Best soil management practices for production. (Eds. L D Currie, M J Hedley, D J Horne and P Loganathan). Occasional report No. 12. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North pp 379-384.

Selvarajah, N. 1998. Management of grazed dairy pasture to minimise impacts on lake water quality. In: The RMA the best practicable options!?$, Resource Management Law Association of New Zealand Inc 6th Annual Conference, 24-27 September 1998.

Selvarajah, N. 1998. Farm dairy effluent management regulations in the Waikato Region. In: Land application of agro-chemical wastes, Proceedings of the Technical Session 17, NZ Land Treatment Collective (Ed. H Wang and JM Carnus, Forest Research Institute, Rotorua, New Zealand).

Selvarajah, N. 1997. Piggery effluent management compliance monitoring procedures. In: Resource Consent Compliance Monitoring Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand. pp 53-66.