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New Gold Standard Kea Aviary Launches Staglands 50th Anniversary 2022 Celebrations

Press Release – Staglands Wildlife Reserve and Cafe

Staglands Wildlife Reserve are kick starting their 50th Anniversary 2022 celebrations with the opening of a new gold standard Kea Aviary. <img src=”https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2111/fbe61dc411d7a9919084.jpeg” width=”720″ height=”508″> Kea (R. Anderson) The aviary … Read more »

WSP In NZ To Halve Carbon Footprint Of Infrastructure Designs And Advice By 2030

Press Release – WSP

In a New Zealand-first, leading design, engineering and environmental consultancy WSP has today announced that it will halve the carbon footprint of infrastructure designs and advice provided to clients by 2030. The move complements internal science-based … Read more »

Celebrating Our Freshwater Champions – Winners Of Cawthron New Zealand River Awards Announced

Press Release – Cawthron Institute

Cawthron Institute is pleased to announce the winners and finalists in the 2021 Cawthron New Zealand River Awards, which celebrate the efforts and achievements of people who are committed to improving freshwater health in Aotearoa. There are three … Read more »

Fish & Game Supports Calls For Forestry Re-Focus

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

Fish & Game NZ is supporting calls for an urgent rethink on the rapid proliferation of exotic forests currently being supported by central government, and instead refocus on native plantings for better long-term environmental and social outcomes. The Native … Read more »

Timaru’s On-demand Public Transport Hits 200,000 Ride Milestone

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Innovation has paid off in Timaru as the citys new on-demand public transport service goes from strength to strength. <img src=”https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2111/8ef4f6733b5c13677282.jpeg” width=”720″ height=”480″> Shorty Thomas with her twins … Read more »

Greta Point Connection Gets The Go-ahead

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Wellington City Councillors have given unanimous approval for changes to Evans Bay Parade between Greta Point and Cobham Drive that will create more space for people, and a harbourside walking and biking route Wellingtonians can be proud of. <img … Read more »

For New Zealand, COP26 Is Right On Trend. A Lot Of Talk, Not So Much Action

Opinion – Nigel Little

Of all the commitments to come out of COP26, The Global Methane Pledge is arguably the most significant. While carbon dioxide emissions usually grab the headlines, methane quietly continues to contribute a third of current global warming from human … Read more »

Health Warning Lifted For Waipara River At The Boys’ Brigade Site

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

Our Community and Public Health unit has lifted its health warning for Waipara River at Boys Brigade site Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, Dr Cheryl Brunton, says the latest water testing results show faecal bacteria levels in the Waipara … Read more »

Waste Less This Christmas

Press Release – Porirua City Council

Christmas is a time of joy, festive fun and giving, but it is also the season that generates a lot of waste – from wrapping paper, bows and ribbons, to packaging that cant be recycled. The Sustainability Trust reports that in the week after Christmas, … Read more »

Shelly Beach Redesign Affords A Safe Space For All

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

The need to stop the erosion of greenspace and to create a safer place for all who visit are the dual motivations behind an upgrade of Pictons popular Shelly Beach Reserve. Shelly Beach is much-loved by locals and visitors but its valuable green … Read more »

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