Environment Headlines

Te Waihora Co-Governors welcome tuna decisions

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

The Co-Governors of Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere today welcomed the Governments recent decisions on tuna (eel) stocks in the lake. T Mark Solomon, Kaiwhakahaere, Te Rnanga o Ngi Tahu, said the move by the Government would help protect the … Read more »

Russian roulette over drinking water?

Press Release – Water New Zealand

The decision by Christchurchs Mayor and Councillors to reject the advice of staff and vote against chlorinating the water supply to 80,000 households is putting residents at continued risk of illness, says Water New Zealand Chief Executive John Pfahlert. Read more »

Regional Committee welcomes tuna decisions

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

The Canterbury Water Regional Committee today welcomed the Governments decisions to separate management of longfin and shortfin eel (tuna) stocks and to significantly reduce the take of vulnerable longfin. The Regional Committee made a submission on … Read more »

Dart River & Queenstown Resort College join forces

Press Release – Dart River

1/ Dart Rivers seedling planting team: L to R Meghan Brethel, Deb Baxter, Jen Matiu, Kate Baxter, Lucia Echaniz, Kerry Manahi, Corey Sinteur, Douglas Thomas, Dior Louis, Nigel Kerr, Sue Bartlett, Grant Baxter, Poppy Waters and Phil Jefferson Read more »

Free of what Capital ?

Press Release – Norbert Hausberg

The new slogan is out – Pest free capital, predator free. I would prefer a free public transport capital. Or even better a CO2 free capital! Maybe car free capital? How about motorway free capital? Waste free capital? Or as we try to bring New Zealand … Read more »

Restoration for Lake Horowhenua given green light

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council, are pleased the Environment Court has upheld the approach of the Lake Accord partners to restore water quality in Lake Horowhenua. Read more »

Kāpiti Coast District Council’s weekly media advisory

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District Council

The Friends of the taki River has been recognised at the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards, winning the Heritage & Environment section. Read more »

Milk storage space a possible issue

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council staff are available to provide dairy farmers on the flood-affected Coromandel Peninsula with advice on the safe disposal of milk supplies. Read more »

Goodnature traps welcomes vision of a pest-free Wellington

Press Release – Goodnature

Stu Barr, Founder and Director of Goodnature: Incredible vision and commitment from WCC, GWRC and the Next Foundation has been shown in taking this world-leading step to make our Capital city pest free. Wellingtonians are the kind of people which … Read more »

Lester promises leadership on predator free Wellington

Press Release – Justin Lester

Mayoral candidate Justin Lester is promising to make the plan for Wellington to become predator free the top environmental priority of his first term, saying it’s good for native birds, wildlife and the climate. Read more »

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