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Sustainable NZ Welcomes Waste Announcement

Press Release – Sustainable New Zealand Party

Sustainable New Zealand Welcomes the Governments Announcement on Phasing Out Waste But Wants to See More Action on Building and Construction Waste Read more »

Canal Road Park: an Opportunity Not to Be Missed

Press Release – The Tree Council Inc

The Tree Council is disappointed to see listed for sale 3 vacant properties, plus a fourth with an older house, at 52-58 Canal Road, Avondale in a prime development zone. Read more »

Increasing vegetative cover across all land

Article – NZ Energy and Environment Business Week

The proposed National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity will require councils to have targets for increased vegetative cover in their regions. Read more »

Support for RMA Bill, but concerns about workload

Article – NZ Energy and Environment Business Week

Submissions on the Resources Management Amendment Bill are generally supportive, though many express concerns about the time frame and resourcing of the accelerated freshwater proposals. Read more »

Floods highlight need for river management investment

Press Release – Local Government NZ

Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) extends it condolences to those adversely affected by the recent heavy rains and flooding, saying it highlights the urgent need for councils and central government to ramp up investment in New Zealands river management … Read more »

Our Seas Our Future welcomes second phase of plastics ban

Press Release – Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future welcomes Prime Minister Jacinda Ardens announcement that the Government is aiming to phase out another round of single-use hard plastics, made of PVC and Polystyrene. Read more »

WasteMINZ Press Release Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa NZ

Press Release – WasteMINZ

Press Release 8 December 2019 Auckland, 8 December 2019 : The Prime Ministers Chief Science Advisor, Professor Juliet Gerrard, presented the 262-page report on Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand to the Prime Minister on Sunday … Read more »

Nanny state bans a distraction from serious challenges

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

Bans on fruit stickers, cotton buds and plastic cutlery are a distraction from the serious public policy challenges facing New Zealand, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Federal Crimson anchored offshore to avoid protests

Press Release – Ravensdown Take Em Down

Media Release: Federal Crimson anchored offshore in attempt to avoid protestors From: Ravensdown Take Em Down – Otautahi When: Arrived 7th December 2019, 1100 Where: Offshore – Sumner, Christchurch Read more »

Govt pledges next steps on plastic waste

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Govt pledges next steps on plastic waste The Government will phase out more single-use plastics following the success of its single-use plastic bag ban earlier this year and the release today of a pivotal report for dealing with waste. Prime Minister … Read more »

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