Environment Headlines

Horizons community grants applications now open

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

The Horizons community grants programme is in its third year with grants available to support community-led projects that help in making the Manawatu-Wanganui Region a great place to live, work and play. Read more »

Possum operation successful, proper processes followed

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Contractors acting for Waikato Regional Council have successfully exceeded their possum control targets during an operation over about 6,200 hectares near Mahoenui in Waitomo district from May till August. Read more »

Illegal discharge found at Grey Street sewage pump station

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Yet another illegal discharge to the sewage system has got Council staff wondering where it came from. Read more »

Managing Auckland’s animals – have your say

Press Release – Auckland Council

Owners of chickens, bees, goats or other animals may be interested in having their say on Auckland Councils Proposed Animal Management Bylaw, now open for public feedback. Read more »

Achieving Genuine progress for the Environment?

Press Release – Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ

Achieving genuine progress for the Environment is the question at the heart of the ECO conference Friday Saturday 22-23 August where experts and the community will engage with the challenges ahead. Read more »

Come feast on our vegetarian history!

Press Release – Compassionate Contrarians

The first comprehensive history of vegetarianism in Aotearoa New Zealand will be launched by Rebel Press next weekend. The Compassionate Contrarians , by local writer Catherine Amey, describes how animal-free diets evolved in New Zealand from Victorian … Read more »

$8.6M Kotuku detention dam project to begin in earnest

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Construction on a massive stormwater detention dam designed to better protect Whangareis central business district from damaging floods will be underway in earnest within weeks. Read more »

Port Hills GNS Science report findings to be released

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Today, Christchurch City Council will release GNS Science reports that detail the level of risk in eight mass movement (landslide) areas in the Port Hills. Read more »

Images from Far North rain radar now live online

Press Release – MetService

From around 3pm today, images from the latest of MetServices weather radars can be viewed live on its websites, metservice.com and m.metservice.com . Read more »

Coromandel MP Welcomes Grants to Protect Kiwi & Kauri

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

MP Scott Simpson is welcoming two new grants to help protect Coromandels kiwi and Kauri. Read more »

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