Environment Headlines

Two Bursaries available for passionate students

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has two Bursaries available for students who are passionate about studying in areas relevant to Horizons work in 2015. Read more »

LGNZ welcomes air quality report

Press Release – LGNZ

LGNZ welcomes Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environments air quality report Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) welcomes the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environments positive new report The state of air quality in New Zealand, … Read more »

Taranaki spill continues to be monitored

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has increased its monitoring along the Regions western coastline following an oil spill off the Taranaki coast on Friday 20 February. Read more »

Big Awatoto Beach Clean-Up this Saturday

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

Hawkes Bay people are being encouraged to come along and help clean up the beach at this weekends Big Awatoto Beach Clean-up. Read more »

New ‘Enigma’ Moth Helps Crack Evolution’s Code

Press Release – CSIRO

It is less than 10mm long, but the aptly named enigma moth recently discovered on Kangaroo Island in South Australia is causing quite a stir. Read more »

First stages of city centre revitalisation given go ahead

Press Release – Porirua City Council

City centre workers and visitors will soon have a new green space to sit and enjoy lunch. Read more »

Commissioner makes recommendations on air quality

Press Release – Parliamentary Commissioner For The Environment

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Jan Wright, has found that air quality in New Zealand is a good news story in her commentary on the Governments 2014 Air Domain Report . Read more »

UPSTREAM: Central Part Art Trail

Press Release – Friends of Central Park

The upcoming Upstream Art Trail will be a temporary public art exhibition winding through Wellingtons Central park in Brooklyn. The trail will showcase the original work of 12 emerging artists, all responding to a shared theme: SHELTER. Read more »

Council welcomes national air quality review

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Council has welcomed a recommendation from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment to review regulations governing the management of air quality in New Zealand. Read more »

Farro Fresh Use Innovation To Overcome Fruit Fly Fiasco

Press Release – Farro Fresh

Passionate Kiwi artisan food champion, Farro Fresh is upping the ante against the Queensland Fruit Fly invasion by ensuring its customers can still get the Kiwi produce they want, whenever they want, in Grey Lynns quarantine zone. Read more »

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