Environment Headlines

Man rescued from Kaimanawa Ranges

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A search and rescue operation in the Kaimanawa Ranges in the central North Island has resulted in the successful rescue of a 60-year-old Taupo man. Read more »

Forest and Bird’s fish list not credible

Press Release – Seafood New Zealand

Forest & Birds so-called fish guide is doing consumers a disservice, the seafood sector said. Read more »

Southland District Council defies logic to appeal

Press Release – NZ Fish and Game Council

The Environment Court process was robust, with the Judge and Commissioners undertaking a very detailed analysis of the evidence over four weeks of hearings. Read more »

An astronaut, a Cousteau and Gin Wigmore take to the ice

Press Release – TEDxScottBase

An astronaut, a Cousteau, international researchers, sustainable business leaders, a renowned photographer, an award-winning film maker and one of New Zealands most popular musicians are joining forces to highlight climate change, celebrate science … Read more »

Destination Wairarapa Launches Beer And Birds Campaign

Press Release – Destination Wairarapa

A campaign inspiring New Zealanders to fly into Palmerston North airport then travel to the Wairarapa via SH2 has been launched by Destination Wairarapa, the regional tourism organisation. Destination Wairarapa marketing manager Barb Hyde says the … Read more »

Bay of Islands rubbish barge back for summer

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

Boaties are being urged to use the popular Bay of Islands mobile summer rubbish barge which will be back on the water again from the end of this month. Read more »

Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Levy consultation now underway

Press Release – Ministry for the Environment

The Ministry for the Environment is consulting on whether the Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Levy should be extended to importers of a specialist product used to make polyurethane insulation foam. Read more »

Crown Irrigation Invests $165,000 in Northland

Press Release – Crown Irrigation Investments

Crown Irrigation Investments will invest $165,000 alongside the Northland Regional Council for the scoping of irrigation scheme options in the Northland region. Read more »

Chlorinating water supplies

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

Chlorinating water supplies On the back of the Havelock North water contamination crisis earlier this year and after advice from Public Health South, the Queenstown Lakes District Council has made the decision to proactively chlorinate three small … Read more »

World leading game changer for the Auckland housing scene

Press Release – The Mcgregor Family Trust

Answers to Aucklands housing crisis require new ways of thinking, new ways of building and new ways of engaging with the community, say a group proposing to build The McGreggor New Zealands most sustainable apartment building in the vibrant … Read more »

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