Environment Headlines

‘Global Cetacean Scenario: a Holistic Approach’

Article – Jeff Wefferson

This show is a re-broadcast of On the Brink Radio #15 and is my single best show synopsizing what is happening with the whales and dolphins globally, with particular emphasis on New Zealand. Most of this show is my reading of an article I wrote entitled … Read more »

First NZ festival to win Greener Festival award

Press Release – Splore Festival

Splore received a Highly Commended award announced in Wales last Friday 18th October for the outstanding sustainability results from Splore festival in February 2014. Read more »

AgriBusiness farm environment plan template approved

Press Release – Enviroment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has announced its approval of another farm environment plan template under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. Read more »

Chance to ask questions about submitting on air rules

Press Release – Environment Southland

Invercargill residents will have an opportunity to talk to Environment Southland staff about the proposed new air quality rules and how to make a submission at the Invercargill Library this Tuesday. Read more »

Welcome to the long weekend

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Labour weekend is the traditional Coromandel welcome to the best time of the year for the best holiday destination in New Zealand and it kicks off with style! Read more »

Conservation Week in Kapiti

Press Release – Department of Conservation

Conservation Week is 1-9 November 2014. This years theme is discover the world where you live. This is about encouraging New Zealanders to explore their local treasures the scenic reserves, tracks, campsites, forests, wetlands, and marine … Read more »

Research shows demise of moa inevitable from humans’ arrival

Press Release – University of Auckland

Moa were hunted to extinction less than 200 years after human arrival, according to a major new study that has produced a new and more refined date for their disappearance than ever before: a five-year window between 1440-1445 AD. Read more »

Bank gets behind NZ wildlife icon with sizable donation

Press Release – Yellow Eyed Penguin Trust

It will be easier than ever this summer for holiday-markers to dip into their pockets to support the yellow-eyed penguin. Read more »

Local garden supports breast cancer trust with open day

Press Release – Thackwood Garden

North Nelsons Thackwood Garden, nestled in a fourth generation, 300 acre Farm, in Wakapuaka opens to the public on Sunday 23rd November as a fundraiser for the Nelson Regional Breast Cancer Trust. Read more »

Focus on Water Quality at Te Waihora Living Water Open Day

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra and the Department of Conservation (DOC) held an open day to update the local community on their 10-year Living Water programme to improve water quality in the Te Waihora catchment in Canterbury. Read more »

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