Environment Headlines

Compost Helps Break Down Costs at Trevelyan’s

Press Release – Village Public Relations

Compost Helps Break Down Costs at Trevelyans TAURANGA, Monday 24 November 2014: Innovative post-harvest operator Trevelyans aims to produce zero waste and be carbon and water neutral in future and sustainability results for 2014 show its … Read more »

ADB to Help Cook Islands Generate Solar Power

Press Release – Asian Development Bank

The Cook Islands dependence on fossil fuels will be reduced under a project to build solar-powered plants on six of its islands, funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the European Union (EU), and the Government of Cook Islands. Read more »

Customs brokers welcome Trade Single Window development

Press Release – Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation

The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation of New Zealand (CBAFF) has welcomed the announcement of measures that will help streamline processes for the industry. Read more »

Deerstalkers Launch a Hunter Education Trust

Press Release – New Zealand Deerstalkers Association

The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association (NZDA) has announced the launch of the NZDA Trust, a charitable trust dedicated to funding the education of hunters in safe hunting practices. Read more »

Fairy tern crowned NZ Seabird of the Year

Press Release – Forest And Bird

Photo credit: David Hallett The fairy tern has won the New Zealand Seabird of the Year poll, after three weeks of close competition. The poll is run by the independent conservation charity Forest & Bird. The fairy tern and the Fiji petrel traded … Read more »

Oldest Church, Newest Technology

Press Release – Hikoi Tahi

Visitors to the Bay of Islands are now offered a digital tour of New Zealands oldest churchyard at Christ Church in Russell. Fascinating stories of the people buried there have been developed by social enterprise, Hikoi Tahi Walking Tours, … Read more »

How to Love a Mountain

Press Release – Friends of Maungawhau

Love Your Mountain Day will take place on Maungawhau/Mt Eden on Sunday 7 December. Hosted by Friends of Maungawhau with funding support from the Albert-Eden Local Board, the event is into its ninth year of raising public awareness about the mountain’s … Read more »

Protecting A Slice Of Paradise

Press Release – Manawahe Eco Trust

Standing beneath towering rimu, rata and tawa trees in the Manawahe Ecological Corridor can make you feel like youre in the middle of a fairytale scene. Read more »

TSB Bank Christmas Series comes to Hastings

Press Release – Hastings District Council

TSB Bank has confirmed their support for two very popular Hastings events; Christmas in Cornwall Park and the Fiesta of Lights at Waikoko Gardens. Read more »

Chatham issues: November update

Press Release – Chatham Rock Phosphate

After 26 days over seven weeks and three locations, the team had a welcome debrief over a relaxed lunch and a glass of wine. Read more »

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