Environment Headlines

Marine Protection Forum To Request More Deliberation Time

Press Release – South East Marine Protection Forum

The South-East Marine Protection Forum/Roopu Manaaki ki te Toka has determined it needs more time for its deliberation process. The Forum have been working to a government deadline of 28 April 2017, for the delivery of its final recommendations for a network … Read more »

Productivity Commission report welcome, but Nats lack will

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is welcoming the Productivity Commissions new report on urban planning, saying many of the recommendations reflect Labour policy. Read more »

Kiwi chick kicks its way into the world

Press Release – Rainbow Springs

Kicking through the bottom of an egg is a tiring entry into the world for a kiwi and could have cost a Coromandel chick its life. Read more »

Productivity Commission endorses ACT’s plan to build houses

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

The Productivity Commission has endorsed housing affordability policies ACT outlined in January , says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Report demonstrates need for a Royal Commission

Press Release – Infrastructure NZ

“The Productivity Commission report released today identifies many of the key issues confronting urban development in New Zealand, but its recommendations fail to align planning, local government decision making powers and funding”, says Stephen Selwood, … Read more »

Aucklanders singing in the rain while being waterwise!

Press Release – Watercare Services

The City of Sails (and umbrellas) may be receiving a good drenching this autumn but that hasnt stopped Aucklanders from treating water as a precious resource. Yesterday, the citys total water use was 404 million litres only fractionally … Read more »

Banned vessel allowed to return after cleaning

Press Release – Ministry of Primary Industries

A biofouled vessel ordered to leave Tauranga earlier this month has been allowed to return after being cleaned outside New Zealand, says the Ministry for Primary Industries. Read more »

Productivity Commission’s Report highlights broken system

Press Release – Property Council Of New Zealand

Property Council welcomes the release of the Productivity Commissions Better Urban Planning Report as independent proof that New Zealands planning system can no longer address the ever-growing challenges of our cities. Read more »

Health Warning Removed: Algal Bloom in Selwyn River

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued along the Selwyn River/Waikirikiri at Whitecliffs Domain. This warning was issued on 20thFebruary 2017. Read more »

Bold steps needed to progress Better Urban Planning report

Press Release – Employers And Manufacturers Association

The release of the Productivity Commissions report into Better Urban Planning is a good starting point for a much needed national conversation on urban and natural environments. Read more »

« Previous PageNext Page »