Environment Headlines

Forests and coast of Kahurangi protected

Press Release – New Zealand Government

A major new addition to the Kahurangi National Park in Nelson has been announced today by Conservation Minister Maggie Barry. Read more »

Funding available for improving public access to outdoors

Press Release – Walking Access Commission

Groups undertaking projects to enhance access to the outdoors should consider applying for funding through the New Zealand Walking Access Commissions Enhanced Access Fund. Read more »

Kermadec/Rangitāhua Ocean Sanctuary closer

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is welcoming a parliamentary committee recommendation that the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill be passed with amendments, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. Read more »

The Story of the Hauraki Gulf by Raewyn Peart

Press Release – Bateman Publishing

This very special publication is an environmental, social and cultural history of our association with this remarkable place. Read more »

Ugh! What’s that sludge on our beaches?

Press Release – Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Recent comments from members of the public and photos seen around social media have got people talking again about the green brown scum found on eastern bay beaches. Bay of Plenty Regional Council explains that what you can see is not cow poo … Read more »

Battle for our Birds 2016 operations begin

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The largest pest control operation in New Zealands history has been launched today by Conservation Minister Maggie Barry. Read more »

Decision digest: SkyPath and St James Theatre key items

Press Release – Auckland City Council

The councils Finance and Performance Committee today considered updates on SkyPath, St James Theatre and other matters. Read more »

Stand for the Environment

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

New Zealanders are being urged to do their bit for the environment by standing in Octobers local body elections. Read more »

New Zealand in stride with Kia Motors green progress

Press Release – Kia Motors

Kia Motors has made significant progress in reducing its environmental footprint over the past year, with the companys New Zealand headquarters ensuring its activities are similarly aligned. Read more »

NZ Government “must move fast” to ban killer microbeads

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Thursday, July 21: Environment Minister Nick Smith is set to hold a meeting to discuss options for banning noxious microbeads from personal care products in New Zealand. Read more »

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