Environment Headlines

Outdoor Council Expects More Enlightened Environmentalism

Press Release – CORANZ

The Council of Outdoor Recreational Associations of New Zealand (CORANZ) has welcomed the new coalition government of NZ First and Labour backed by the Green Party. Read more »

Cyanobacteria confirmed in Tomahawk lagoon

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

Potentially toxic blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) has been collected from the Tomahawk lagoon in Dunedin, prompting a warning from the Otago Regional Council for people (and dogs) to avoid contact with the waters of the lagoon. Read more »

Trout Fishers’ Federation Welcomes Government Change

Press Release – Trout Fishers’ Federation

A national trout fishing organisation has welcomed the formation of the NZ First, Labour and Green Parties government and the relegation of the National-led government to opposition. Read more »

Mt Ruapehu staff show how to be tidy Kiwis

Press Release – Mt Ruapehu

MT RUAPEHU 20 OCTOBER 2017: Mt Ruapehu staff got right into the spirit of Conservation Week filling up the back of a ute with rubbish from not so tidy Kiwis. Read more »

Common sense prevails on water tax

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

IrrigationNZ says that a decision by the new government not to introduce a water tax would be a victory for common sense. Read more »

EDS welcomes new government and environmental reforms

Press Release – Environmental Defence Society

The policy commitments from Labour, NZ First and the Greens promise a remarkably progressive trajectory for the environment and conservation over the next 3 years, says EDS CEO Gary Taylor. Read more »

Government has ‘Historic Opportunity’ to Restore NZ Nature

Press Release – WWF

The new government has an historic opportunity to unlock a future where New Zealanders thrive in harmony with nature, says environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand. Read more »

Please Don’t Throw Out the Emissions Trading Scheme

Press Release – Ekos

Chuck out the bathwater – keep the baby. With two coalition partners recommending axing the Emissions Trading Scheme in favour of a carbon tax, Ekos is concerned that the new government will upset the apple cart and set us back another decade in climate … Read more »

Strong turnout to Effluent Expo “great news”

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Strong turnout to Effluent Expo great news for the environment More than 500 farmers have attended this years Effluent Expo in the Waikato, with many investing in water, effluent storage and application infrastructure. The free expo, held at … Read more »

PEPANZ acknowledges new emissions report

Press Release – PEPANZ

PEPANZ acknowledges new emissions report — The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) says a new report from the Ministry for the Environment today on global and domestic greenhouse gas emissions shows the challenges ahead … Read more »

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