Environment Headlines

1931 Earthquake Survivors event this weekend

Press Release – Joint Press Release

This Sunday, 1 February, survivors of the 1931 Hawkes Bay earthquake will meet again over afternoon tea. This event is an established part of the 1931 Earthquake commemoration calendar after being generously initiated by volunteers about 15 years … Read more »

Akaroa Hosts Seaweek Events 28th February to 8th March 2015

Press Release – Seaweek

The coast has been a great determiner of Akaroas economy, heritage and culture and in June the Akaroa marine reserve was opened. In celebration of all things coastal, Akaroa will host renowned marine expert, Professor Chris Battershill, as part of … Read more »

Good behaviour on the water over summer

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Most people have been obeying the rules while out on the Bay of Plentys waters over the summer break. Read more »

Sprinkler Ban – River Flows Drop below Minimum

Press Release – Ruapehu District Council

Water restrictions are now in place for Taumarunui and Raetihi. Please be mindful of all water use. No Sprinklers. (Garden Watering if absolutely necessary by hand held hose only). Read more »

Warning at Rere

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Coroner Tim Scott has recommended Council erect new signage with a much stronger warning at Rere rockslide, as reported by the New Zealand Herald yesterday. Read more »

Warts and all expose of Taranaki’s oil and gas

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Taranakis relationship with oil and gas will be examined at an Environmental and Conservation Organisations of Aotearoa New Zealand (ECO) gathering this weekend. Read more »

Level 1 water restrictions to start

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Palmerston North City Council would like to notify residents that Level 1 water restrictions will take effect from tomorrow, Wednesday 28 January 2015. Restrictions will apply to Palmerston North City and Linton supplies. Read more »

Time for Maggie Barry to come clean on 1080

Press Release – Democrats for Social Credit

National’s new Conservation Minister Maggie Barrie appears to have gone into hiding over the raging controversy surrounding New Zealand’s continuing use of 1080, according to Democrats for Social Credit health spokesman David Tranter. Read more »

NZ Forests Gain International Visibility

Press Release – NZ Forest Certification Association

With the acceptance of the NZ Forest Certification Association (NZFCA) as New Zealands PEFC Member, New Zealand forest growers gain visibility in the worlds leading forest certification system. We are delighted to be accepted into membership of … Read more »

Water Restrictions Start

Press Release – Stratford District Council

The continuous hot sunny days have finally taken their toll on the Stratford water supply. Read more »

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