Environment Headlines

July: What’s On in Wellington

Press Release – Department Of Internal Affairs

Called unbelievably beautiful, and absolutely stunning by visitors and a must-see by the Dominion Post , He Tohu is Wellingtons newest permanent exhibition of three of New Zealands iconic constitutional documents: Read more »

Wellington Zoo hosts Dr Jane Goodall

Press Release – Wellington Zoo

Wellington Zoo and the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand (JGI NZ) hosted Dr Jane Goodall DBE to the Zoo yesterday. Dr Goodall was at the Zoo to talk about the Roots & Shoots programme which is creating change all over the world, and she also … Read more »

Mayor supports plastic bag levy

Press Release – Gisborne District Council

Gisborne District Council Mayor Meng Foon is supporting 13 Mayors across the country to lobby central government to implement a national levy on single-use plastic bags. Read more »

War on Weeds gets half million regional boost

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says almost $500,000 extra will be spent on regional projects that target the countrys worst weeds. Read more »

Pest management in Canterbury – submissions closing soon

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Public submissions on a Proposal to progress development of a new Canterbury Regional Pest Management Plan close shortly. Read more »

Predator protection boosts black-fronted tern breeding

Press Release – Department of Conservation

Black-fronted tern breeding in Molesworth Station has taken a turn for the better with terns in protected colonies having their most productive breeding season in five years. In the 2016-2017 breeding season, nesting productivity was five times … Read more »

Govt rides roughshod over community, Council and environment

Press Release – Save Our Reserves

The passing of the Point England Development Bill into law last evening is an example of arrogant, high handed behaviour from a third term government intent on riding roughshod over communities, micromanaging Councils and ignoring environmental concerns. … Read more »

Featherston joins Boomerang Bags movement

Press Release – Boomerang Bags

Saturday 1 July marks the start of Plastic Free July and its also when Featherston supermarket shoppers can ditch their plastic bag for a free handmade tote. Read more »

ALSCO & Wellington City Council join Textile Reuse Programme

Press Release – ALSCO

The NZ Textile Reuse Programme is delighted to welcome new partners ALSCO NZ and Wellington City Council to the programme. Stage Two of the Program was initiated with continued collaboration from Fonterra and the new partners as we progress with … Read more »

New Energy and Efficiency Conservation Strategy released

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Judith Collins Minister of Energy and Resources 27 June 2017 New Energy and Efficiency Conservation Strategy released Read more »

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