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NZ’s environmental refugees to be evicted from their homes

Press Release – Awatarariki Residents Incorporated

Press Release Awatarariki Residents Incorporated 18 September 2018 ________________________________________ NZ’s environmental refugees to be evicted from their homes through Councils’ proposed plan changes Read more »

Regulate GE Techniques or Quit Trans Tasman Food Authority

Press Release – GE Free NZ

New Zealand must persuade Australian bureaucrats to follow world-class food safety standards being set in Europe, [1] or withdraw New Zealand from the trans-Tasman Food Standards Australia NZ (FSANZ). Read more »

Waiheke Predator Control to Be Achieved without 1080 Drops

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is excited to see the planned implementation of natural predator control on Waiheke Island. Read more »

Bird Recovery Centre receives vital support

Press Release – Bayer NZ

Bird Recovery Centre receives vital support Bayer continues to support Recovery Centre after 17 years Three-year sponsorship secured Read more »

Spark Arena’s compostables policy halves landfill waste

Press Release – Spark Arena

TUESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER 2018: AUCKLAND Spark Arenas Zero Waste Strategy rolled out to coincide with the record-breaking P!NK concerts last week, replacing single use cups and hot food containers with carefully sourced compostable serve ware. Now … Read more »

Sustainability of New Zealand fisheries verifed

Press Release – Deepwater Group

Seventeen New Zealand fisheries harvesting hoki, hake, ling and southern blue whiting have been re-certified against the gold standard for sustainable seafood, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. After a 12-month independent assessment … Read more »

Tenders submitted for Watercare Central Interceptor project

Press Release – Watercare

Watercares Central Interceptor project has reached a significant milestone with tenders handed in today from the four short-listed contractors. Read more »

NZ needs to lift its game in UN Ocean Treaty negotiations

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Tuesday, 18 September – The first meeting at the United Nations headquarters focused on a treaty to protect all the oceans beyond national borders has just come to an end. Read more »

Community asked for feedback on Waimakariri water

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

The Waimakariri Water Zone Committee is seeking community feedback on draft recommendations for addressing challenges for freshwater management in the zone. Read more »

DOC staff face more abuse after anti-1080 protests

Article – RNZ

Department of Conservation staff are facing a torrent of online threats and abuse following a recent spike in anti-1080 protests. Read more »

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