Environment Headlines

Kosmos Energy platform has entered occupied waters

Press Release – Western Sahara Resource Watch

The oil platform Atwood Achiever’ late last night entered the waters of occupied Western Sahara. Kosmos Energy is to undertake the first drilling in Western Sahara ever. It is hard to imagine a more brutally unethical oil drilling, anywhere in the … Read more »

Bunker oil recovered after small leak from tanker

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Authorities were today sweeping beaches in the Whangarei Harbour for residual traces of oil after successfully containing and recovering the bulk of a small leak linked to an overseas tanker at the Marsden Pt oil refinery. Read more »

Updates on oil slick at Marsden Point

Press Release – Refining NZ

Further updates will be issued to the Refining NZ Facebook page as and when new details comes to hand. Read more »

Kiwis challenged to not have a Rubbish Christmas

Press Release – Plastic Diet

Youth organisation, Plastic Diet, is challenging kiwis to not have a Rubbish Christmas. Founder Florence Reynolds explains, We all love opening presents, eating more than we should, and spending time at the beach. But after the celebrations, the Christmas … Read more »

Renewable electricity generation continues to rise

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today published the September quarter 2014 edition of the New Zealand Energy Quarterly. Read more »

Toxic shellfish warning extended along coastline

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Following ongoing shellfish toxin monitoring the Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) warning has been extended. Read more »

Te Matau a Māui Environmental Restoration

Press Release – Joint Press Release

A major partnership of local and national agencies will see more than $6 million invested in conservation in Hawkes Bay over the next 5 years. The Te Matau a Mui project will be a win-win for both farmers and those working to protect … Read more »

Taking care of your hot dog

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

If you have a dog please remember that there are dog restriction times on beaches over summer. Read more »

A summer ‘gift’ for your boatie

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Helping your friends and family stay safe on the water this holiday season is the gift that lasts a lifetime, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says. Read more »

Christmas release a Owl-ing success say Hamilton Police

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police and wildlife rescue staff say though he’s a bit overweight with Christmas cheer, a rare native bird rescued in a storm last month is well enough to fend for himself following his release in Hamilton today. Read more »

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