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World-class visitor boardwalk coming to tihi of Maungawhau

Press Release – Tupuna Maunga Authority

A new boardwalk planned for the crater rim at the tihi (summit) of Maungawhau / Mt Eden in Auckland will support this iconic Tpuna Maunga Read more »

CEAC accuses NZTA management of extravagance

Press Release – Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

National’s claim that things only went south when Phil Twyford took charge of transport is not supported by us at CEAC and we see that this begun in 2008 as we witnessed the change then while working as a partnership group with NZTA then. Read more »

NEXT Woman of the Year Winner on Digital Inclusion

Press Release – Digital Wings

For Dianne Daniels, winning the Education Category of the 2019 NEXT Woman of the Year Awards is more than a personal accolade. Read more »

SkyCity announces carbon neutrality with Tower switch off

Press Release – SKYCITY

SkyCity Entertainment Groups three New Zealand precincts in Auckland, Hamilton and Queenstown have been certified carbon neutral by Enviro-Mark Solutions . Read more »

Marine Electrification Fund Recipients Announced

Press Release – EECA

Low-emission marine transport projects are receiving a boost to the tune of $800,000, the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) announced today. Read more »

Nationwide campaign against burning rubbish launched

Press Release – Zero Waste Network

Today, community groups throughout the country led by the Zero Waste Network have launched a national campaign against waste-to-energy incinerators. The centrepiece of this campaign is a petition to the Minister for the Environment David Parker requesting … Read more »

Kiwis encouraged to recycle mobile phones on E-Waste Day

Press Release – ReMOBILE

New Zealanders are being encouraged to recycle their unwanted mobile phones with RE:MOBILE in support of International E-Waste Day. Read more »

Stewardship land review a “red rag to a bull”

Article – NZ Energy and Environment Business Week

The Conservation Authoritys has been warned by its West Coast liaison board that proceeding with a review of the Department of Conservations stewardship land in the run up to the election would be a red rag to a bull. Read more »

The Nation: PM of the Netherlands Mark Rutte

Press Release – The Nation

This week saw the first visit by a Dutch PM in 22 years. Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte was here to announce a bilateral collaboration on modern agriculture and climate change. Read more »

Supreme Court ruling backs regulation for shark cage diving

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

My Members Bill proposing practical regulations on shark cage diving has taken on greater relevance following the Supreme Courts ruling that shark cage diving off Stewart Island is not an offence, Nationals Conservation spokesperson Sarah Dowie … Read more »

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