Environment Headlines

EDS questions motivation of fisheries companies

Press Release – Environmental Defence Society

The Environmental Defence Society has responded to the media release and High Court proceedings filed today by the Fishing Industry Association and a number of fishing companies challenging the proposed Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary. Read more »

New hotel promenade creates an additional walking loop

Press Release – Panuku Development Auckland

Pedestrians will soon be able to stroll around the entire waterfront edge of the Viaduct Basin thanks to a new promenade being delivered as part of a five star hotel development. Read more »

Kiwi’s undergo Challenge to save the last 55 Māui dolphins

Press Release – WWF

Whether its running 55km, picking up 55kg of rubbish or baking 55 cakes, New Zealanders are helping to save one of New Zealands most endangered animals. Read more »

Fishing industry attempts to derail Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary

Press Release – WWF

WWF-New Zealand has criticised the fishing industrys attempt to derail the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary. Read more »

Government’s Next Steps for Freshwater ‘Unambitious’

Press Release – New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The Government’s Next Steps for Freshwater lacks any ideas or direction on addressing our continuing freshwater decline according to the New Zealand Federation of Freshwater Anglers (NZFFA). Read more »

Seafood companies challenge Govt through High Court

Press Release – Fishing Industry Association

Seafood companies have filed proceedings in the High Court ( Statement of Claim ) in response to the Governments unilateral move to establish the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary without recognition of existing rights and contrary to international obligations … Read more »

Veterinarians play crucial role in protecting global health

Press Release – Agcarm

Agcarm endorses World Veterinary Day held on 30 April, created to highlight the lifesaving work performed by veterinarians around the globe. Read more »

Fine arts graduate begins second giant city mural

Press Release – Make Lemonade

A Queenstown fine arts graduate is about to start her second giant mural as part of a nationwide painting tour in New Zealands main cities to highlight pollution issues. Read more »

OIO must explain Argentine pollution prosecutions

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has questions to answer about how it safeguarded our sensitive land by allowing foreign investors with criminal prosecutions to purchase Onetai Station in Taranaki, says Labours Land Information spokesperson David Cunliffe. Read more »

Sea Shepherd Did to a Swimming Pool What Humans Do to Oceans

Press Release – Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Plastic pollution is recognized as a massive, global environmental issue, responsible for the deaths of over a million marine animals each year. Read more »

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