Environment Headlines

Boosting game watching and tourism

Press Release – eTN Rush

Lake Mburo National Park, located near the municipality of Mbarara, Southwestern Ugandas largest town and Ugandas second largest town, has just received a major boost to its game watching reputation. Read more »

Hollywood Giants Join Forces to Save the Great Barrier Reef

Press Release – Greenpeace

Hollywood mega-stars Mark Ruffalo and Ian Somerhalder have thrown their support behind the Greenpeace global campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef. Read more »

More birds in Kiwi gardens

Press Release – Landcare Research

The number of birds in garden across the country is up this winter, according to preliminary results from the New Zealand Garden Bird Survey. Read more »

Government must plan for rising sea levels

Press Release – Green Party

The rebuild of Christchurch offers a unique opportunity to plan for more extreme weather events, and for rising sea levels caused by climate change, Green Party Christchurch spokesperson Eugenie Sage said today. Nearly 6000 properties in Christchurch … Read more »

Guy: Speech to Federated Farmers 2015 Annual Conference

Speech – New Zealand Government

Good morning and thank you all for the opportunity to speak to your annual conference here this morning. Read more »

Generation Zero Elated Skypath Granted Resource Consent

Press Release – Generation Zero

Generation Zero is delighted and relieved that the Skypath walking and cycling addition to the Harbour Bridge has been granted resource consent. Read more »

Stark warning to governments ahead of Paris climate talks

Press Release – Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Contrasting futures for the ocean give a stark warning to governments ahead of Paris climate negotiations Read more »

Federated Farmers “Resilient Agri-business” Conference

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Massey Professor Ralph Sims challenged Federated Farmers National Conference today that New Zealand is not doing enough to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Read more »

New EPA board appointments

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced the reappointment of Dr Kevin Thompson as deputy chair of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board and the appointment two new members, Dayle Hunia and Geoffrey Thompson, to the board. Read more »

Lower Waitaki – South Coastal Canterbury Zone Committee

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Lower Waitaki – South Coastal Canterbury Zone Committee appoints community members Four community members have been appointed to the Lower Waitaki South Coastal Canterbury Zone Committee as part of a process to ensure a wide range of views are … Read more »

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