Environment Headlines

EDS calls for a better process on climate change target

Press Release – EDS

In its submission filed today on New Zealands proposed Intended National Determined Contribution (INDC) or climate change target, EDS has called for a more meaningful process than that on offer. Submissions close at 5.00 pm today. Read more »

Vision Kerikeri awarded funding for Wairoa Stream Track

Press Release – Walking Access Commission

3 June 2015 Vision Kerikeri awarded funding for Wairoa Stream Waterfall Track Walkers in the Far North will be able to more easily access the new Wairoa Stream Waterfall Track following the announcement of a $1,463 grant to assist Vision Kerikeri with … Read more »

A clean solution for a dirty problem

Press Release – PledgeMe

A Hawkes Bay-based company with an innovative new technology to treat wastewater is launching an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe today so it can help clean up New Zealands environment. Read more »

Eco Lawn Synthetic grass better for the environment

Press Release – Eco Lawn

Artificial grass just went green with Eco Lawn providing new eco-friendly artificial grass options that tick all the boxes. Read more »

The “Google of Garbage”

Press Release – TerraCycle

New Zealanders can now save oral care items from landfill and help raise funds for their local school, club or community group. Read more »

Whirinaki water supply

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Residents in Whirinaki [north of Hastings] are relying on a reservoir filled with fresh water after their bore supply water was affected by sea water. Read more »

Titirangi Ratepayers Are Caring for Our Kauri

Press Release – Titirangi Ratepayers and Residents Association

The Titirangi Ratepayers and Residents Association and Auckland Council are hosting a public meeting to inform people about the best way to keep their kauri healthy, manage sick trees and avoid the spread of kauri dieback disease. Read more »

Briefing on the New Zealand Dryland Forests Initiative

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The committee commends the work of the New Zealand Dryland Forests Initiative. NZDFI is a research and development project working to develop ground-durable eucalypt species suited to New Zealands dryland regions. Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the Greens’ new co-leader, James Shaw

Article – Gordon Campbell

No doubt, the new Green Party co-leader James Shaw will be on the receiving end of a ton of advice in the coming weeks about what he needs to do (and not do) in order to become more credible presumably, without losing any of the … Read more »

Awanui works completed ahead of winter

Press Release – Northland Regional Council

02 June, 2015 Awanui works completed ahead of winter Hundreds of metres of Awanui River riverbank, including stopbanks, near Gill and West Rds have been improved to offer better flood protection over winter. Monty Knight, the Northland Regional Councils … Read more »

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