Archive for May, 2017

Flat oyster parasite found at Stewart Island

Press Release – Cawthron Institute

Flat oyster parasite found at Stewart Island Source: Cawthron Institute — Cawthron Institute scientists are well-placed to respond to the discovery of Bonamia ostreae at oyster farms on Stewart Island. Read more »

Still No Tobacco Standardised Packaging Regulations

Press Release – Imperial Tobacco

Imperial Tobacco New Zealand wants to know why the Government still hasnt released Regulations to implement standardised packaging of tobacco. Read more »

Gareth Morgan Welcomes PCE’s Stand on Feral Cats

Press Release – The Opportunities Party

The Opportunities Party Leader Dr Gareth Morgan Welcomes Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environments Stand on Feral Cats. Read more »

Almost Half of Tertiary Students have a Vision Condition

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Almost Half of Tertiary Students have a Vision Condition – New Study Almost half of tertiary students examined by a team of optometrists were found to have an undiagnosed vision condition according to new data gathered at Massey University. Read more »

DairyNZ welcomes the PCE’s Taonga of an island nation

Press Release – DairyNZ

DairyNZ welcomes the PCEs Taonga of an island nation: Saving New Zealands birds. DairyNZ mirrors the comments of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Jan Wright, that we all want to see the restoration of abundant, resilient, and … Read more »

Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill and Māori Land Service Update

Press Release – Te Puni Kokiri

Te Ture Whenua Mori Bill and Mori Land Service Update (31 May 2017) Read more »

Questions and Answers – May 31

Press Release – Hansard

1. ANDREW LITTLE (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Did the Minister of Finance tell him that Budget 2017 invests less in new initiatives for health, education, housing, and police combined than it spends on tax cuts? Read more »

QEII welcomes Commissioner’s recommendations on birdlife

Press Release – QEII National Trust

The QEII National Trust has welcomed the recommendations made by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Commissioner Doctor Jan Wright in her latest report ‘Taonga of an island nation: Saving New Zealand’s birds’. Read more »

Minister welcomes report on native birds

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environments report on saving New Zealands native birds and her endorsement of Predator Free 2050. Read more »

ACT will bring back the birdsong

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

ACT has joined the Environment Commissioners call to save our native birds, and has proposed a policy to do just that. Read more »

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