Environment Headlines

Fonterra Launches The Switch To Z Biodiesel

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra has taken another step forward in its commitment to environmental sustainability, today launching its switch to new Z biodiesel as a foundation customer for the ZBioD fuel. Read more »

Where have all the silvereyes gone?

Press Release – Landcare Research

Theres a record low of silvereyes in gardens across the country this winter, according to preliminary results from the New Zealand Garden Bird Survey. Read more »

Best year yet for Wellington Zoo

Press Release – Wellington Zoo

After 110 years, Wellington Zoo is thrilled to have had its best year ever. With great community support with the highest ever visitation numbers, Wellington Zoo has built on its strong foundations to support more local and global conservation … Read more »

Further Environmental Safeguards for Ruataniwha Scheme

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

Hawkes Bay Regional Council Chairman Fenton Wilson says some additions to its investment companys Statement of Intent will provide further environmental safeguards for the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme. Read more »

Recycling rollout an Auckland milestone

Press Release – Auckland Council

More than 210,000 households in north and west Auckland have today transitioned to the same recycling service as other parts of the region, in the largest rollout seen in New Zealand. Read more »

Guardians of the environment

Press Release – Taranaki Regional Council

All sorts of people, businesses and organisations are investing a huge amount of time, money and hard work to continually improve the regions high quality environment, says the Taranaki Regional Council Chairman, David MacLeod. Read more »

Ruamāhanga river named one of the worst spots for swimming

Press Release – Green Party

One of the rivers that Green Party MPs will visit during their Swimmable Rivers campaign later this month has been named as one of the worst sites to swim in in the Wellington Region. Read more »

New Wellington Transport Principles A Big Improvement

Press Release – Save the Basin Campaign

The Save the Basin Campaign has welcomed the draft principles for assessing potential Wellington transport solutions developed by the Ngauranga to Airport Governance Group. Save the Basin, which was part of the successful campaign against a proposed Basin … Read more »

Kerbside collection trucks with something to say

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

New recycling and rubbish trucks have hit the streets with strong messages about looking after our environment and being responsible with rubbish and waste. Read more »

Lincoln to host NZ-China water research centre

Press Release – Lincoln University

Lincoln University has been named by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce as one of three successful applicants to host a New Zealand-China Research Collaboration Centre, receiving a total of $1.25 million worth of funding over three years. Read more »

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