Environment Headlines

Local Company Launches ‘Greenpages’

Press Release – Greenpages

Since it launched its online green directory in August, a small local company has received overwhelmingly positive feedback from businesses looking for an alternative to other costly directory services. Read more »

NZ Voices Support for Small Island Developing Nations

Press Release – UN News

Foreign Minister Murray McCully of New Zealand addresses the General Assembly. UN Photo/Kim Haughton Read more »

The Great Animal Walk

Press Release – Great Animal Walk

Queen Street will once again feel the pitter-patter of feet, paws and hooves during the SPCA Great Animal Walk on Sunday 5th October. Kicking off at 11:30am Queen Elizabeth Square, this year speakers will highlight the plight of endangered species, from … Read more »

Pacific Islands Facing ‘Existential Threats’

Press Release – UN News

Joe Natuman, Prime Minister of the Republic of Vanuatu, addresses the General Assembly. UN Photo/Cia Pak Read more »

Protected corals could be wiped out by deep sea mining

Press Release – Kiwis Against Seabed Mining

Wellington-30 September 2014Mining phosphate from the seabed of the Chatham Rise would remove a protected coral species crucial to the local ecosystem, an Environmental Protection Agency hearing into a seabed mining proposal was told this morning. Read more »

Traditional local knowledge helps Tonga face climate change

Press Release – Caritas Aotearoa

In the face of increasingly severe storms and changing weather patterns causing drought and floods, Caritas in Tonga is integrating traditional local knowledge of plants and weather warnings with scientific observations to help communities prepare and … Read more »

How We Win on Climate Change

Article – Harvey Wasserman

Now that the dust has settled a bit, we can see that it will change things for a long time to come. Read more »

Shannon Wastewater Solution Likely Soon

Press Release – Horowhenua District Council

Resource consent applications for Shannons wastewater treatment plant discharges are progressing well, thanks to effective collaboration between Horowhenua District Council and submitters. Read more »

Otago Polytechnic Australasian sustainability award finalist

Press Release – Otago Polytechnic

The ongoing success of Otago Polytechnics comprehensive sustainability strategy has been recognised with a nomination in the prestigious 2014 Green Gown Awards Australasia. Read more »

DOC appoints Chief Science Advisor

Press Release – Department of Conservation

Lincoln University Professor of Environmental Management Ken Hughey has been appointed to a new position as Chief Science Advisor for DOC, Director-General Lou Sanson announced today. Read more »

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