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Government must deliver for the West Coast

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Nationals West Coast based List MP Maureen Pugh says it is time for the Government to step up and deliver on the work signed off in the West Coast Economic Development Action Plan last year. Read more »

Domestic violence survivor says we need to come together

Press Release – Waikato Women’s Refuge

At nine years old, Mereana Love walked into her familys Hamilton home after school with her two brothers to find her grandmother sobbing on the phone. Seeing the children, Loves grandmother broke the news – ‘Mums been in an accident. Mum and Leon … Read more »

Police investigating aggravated burglary in Mount Maunganui

Press Release – New Zealand Police

At approximately 4:20am this morning Police received a report of an aggravated burglary at a house on Valley Road, Mount Maunganui. Read more »

Greenpeace head and climate activist face court

Press Release – Greenpeace New Zealand

Friday, July 20: Greenpeace Executive Director, Dr Russel Norman, and climate activist Sara Howell, appeared for sentencing today following action they took to stop the worlds largest oil and gas exploration ship searching for fossil fuels off the … Read more »

Carbon road map must consider economic, social impacts

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers supports moves to significantly reduce emissions and meet our Paris Agreement commitments but says this should not be at the expense of New Zealanders economic and social wellbeing. Read more »

Worldwide Hurricane

Article – David Swanson

In planning a conference that is coming up in Toronto, Ive been seeking out stories of peace and justice in Toronto and Canada. Wow are there a lot of them, as well as plenty of war and injustice as well. One of my favorites has got to be the story … Read more »

Generation Zero celebrates thousands of submissions to Bill

Press Release – Generation Zero

Generation Zero celebrates the news that over 14,000 submissions were made to the Zero Carbon Bill during the last six weeks of consultation. Of the 14,000 submissions nearly 3,500 came through Generation Zeros website. Read more »

Horticulture cautious on Zero Carbon Bill

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

The horticulture industry says it supports the concept of a Zero Carbon Bill with a 2050 target, provided there are viable alternative production systems and technology developed within that timeframe. Read more »

Arrests made in relation to Dunedin robberies

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A man, aged 27, and two women, aged 19 and 20, were arrested following a search warrant, assisted by the Armed Offenders Squad, at a Tomahawk Road address today. Read more »

Staff hold science discussions with Manuherikia catchment

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

The Otago Regional Council met with irrigators and water permit holders in Omakau for a series of sessions to explain the science that informs the draft minimum flows. Read more »

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