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Now what? How to live and breathe Conservation Week

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Now what? How to live and breathe Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Now what? How to live and breathe Conservation Week Conservation Week is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that we stop protecting, growing, nurturing and caring for our nature. Here are ways you can turn Conservation Week into a conservation lifetime. Keep trapping […]

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Farewell Spit eco-sanctuary to be a wondrous nature experience

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, aug17, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Farewell Spit eco-sanctuary to be a wondrous nature experience

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Farewell Spit eco-sanctuary to be a wondrous nature experience Conservation Minister Maggie Barry today announced a new Farewell Spit HealthPost Nature Trust that will work with DOC to create the eco-sanctuary. The first stage of the project will cover a 900-hectare area at the base […]

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Manu on the move

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, aug17, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, predatorfree2050story2017, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Manu on the move

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Manu on the move New Zealand robin/toutouwai and North Island tomtit/miromiro have been translocated to Maraetotara Plateau in an effort to restore species lost through habitat modification and predation. The translocation of these manu/birds started over the weekend and will take a few weeks. This […]

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Road kills rowi kiwi

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, aug17, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, kiwistory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Road kills rowi kiwi

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Road kills rowi kiwi Date:  22 August 2017 The kiwi, named Monte Carlo had been hatched and raised in captivity before being released back into North Ōkārito Forest near Franz Josef in 2014, and at four years old was just coming up to breeding age. There […]

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Rats: a major mischief managed at Bushy Park

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Rats: a major mischief managed at Bushy Park

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Rats: a major mischief managed at Bushy Park A predator-free fence protected them, but in 2014 the birds at Bushy Park Sanctuary, a 90 ha forest near Whanganui, faced a savage threat from invading rats. A massive effort by volunteers, the Bushy Park team and […]

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Melodic mohua on the move

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Melodic mohua on the move

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Melodic mohua on the move Birdsong in the Eglinton Valley has become that much sweeter after 100 mohua were released at Kiosk Creek on Friday.  The mohua, which were translocated from Anchor Island in Dusky Sound, will join a population that’s been slowly increasing in […]

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DOC takes action to improve enjoyment of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on DOC takes action to improve enjoyment of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: DOC takes action to improve enjoyment of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing Vehicle crowding at both ends of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing has adversely impacted on people’s enjoyment of this world famous day hike. DOC has worked closely with concessionaires and local iwi to improve the […]

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No dogs no excuses on Egmont National Park

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17; compliancestory2017, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on No dogs no excuses on Egmont National Park

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: No dogs no excuses on Egmont National Park Date:  09 October 2017 Taranaki’s Department of Conservation is cracking down on dog owners who bring their dogs into Egmont National Park, with owners potentially facing fines of up to $100,000 under the National Parks Act. The number […]

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Better wellbeing in the world’s best backyard

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, oct17, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Better wellbeing in the world’s best backyard

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Better wellbeing in the world’s best backyard Date:  09 October 2017 “Nature is Key is the theme, and it’s all about people ‘unlocking’ their wellbeing by spending time in the great outdoors,” DOC’s Partnerships Manager Leonie Fechney says. “We’re lucky in New Zealand. We have a […]

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Top tips for backyard trapping

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Backyard trapping, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, trapping, Traps  /  Comments Off on Top tips for backyard trapping

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Top tips for backyard trapping It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. You can get involved by protecting the native species in your neighborhood with a backyard trap. We’ve talked about how to trap in your backyard, and how to build a […]

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New programme promotes profitability and sustainability: Plant & Food Research

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on New programme promotes profitability and sustainability: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: New programme promotes profitability and sustainability: Plant & Food Research 20 October 2017 Improving environmental, economic and social outcomes are at the heart of an expansive new sustainability science programme from Plant & Food Research. The Sustainable Agro-Ecosystems programme (SAE) is an initiative […]

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Southern spring sizzle sets records

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Southern spring sizzle sets records

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Southern spring sizzle sets records An immense dome of high pressure stretched across the Tasman Sea onto the South Island yesterday, bringing the highest temperatures across New Zealand since April. Under bright sunshine, temperatures soared well into the 20s […]

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Success with sandwiches – the bark beetle breeding story : Plant & Food Research

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Success with sandwiches – the bark beetle breeding story : Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Success with sandwiches – the bark beetle breeding story : Plant & Food Research 20 October 2017 The key to controlling the pine bark beetle, which continues to devastate thousands of hectares of conifer forests in the Northern Hemisphere, may have been found […]

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How kiwis are celebrating Conservation Week

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Backyard trapping, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, DOC Threatened Species Ambassador, Environment, New Zealand Government, Nicola Toki, NZ celebrities, Public Sector, trapping  /  Comments Off on How kiwis are celebrating Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: How kiwis are celebrating Conservation Week It’s Conservation Week. Our Threatened Species Ambassador Nicola Toki is taking part by showing her backyard some love, and other New Zealanders are celebrating too. Nicola Toki, DOC Threatened Species Ambassador Hilary Barry is a keen backyard trapper, often […]

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NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 19 October 2017

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 19 October 2017

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: NIWA’s Hotspot Watch for 19 October 2017 A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent.  Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”.  Persistent […]

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Report confirms increasing emissions impacting New Zealand

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Report confirms increasing emissions impacting New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for the Environment – Release/Statement Headline: Report confirms increasing emissions impacting New Zealand New Zealand is seeing impacts of excess greenhouse gas emissions in our climate and oceans, according to the latest national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ about the state of the atmosphere and […]

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Our atmosphere and climate 2017

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Our atmosphere and climate 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for the Environment – Release/Statement Headline: Our atmosphere and climate 2017 Our atmosphere and climate 2017 is a joint report by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ. Our atmosphere and climate 2017 presents information about the state of our atmosphere and climate, the pressures on this state, and […]

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How to build a backyard trapping tunnel

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  #Backyardtrapping, 24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Public Sector, trapping, Volunteers, Wellington/Kapiti  /  Comments Off on How to build a backyard trapping tunnel

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: How to build a backyard trapping tunnel It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. You can get involved by protecting the native species in your neighborhood from rats and mice. To do that you’ll need a trap and a trapping tunnel. A […]

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New Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for the Environment – Release/Statement Headline: New Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Congratulations to NZ’s new Parliamentary Commissioner  for  the Environment, Simon Upton  sworn in by theGovernor-General yesterday.  Mr Upton brings with him a wealth of experience in high-level environmental roles. He is a former Environment Minister and spent seven years as Environment […]

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RLAA consenting changes now in force

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on RLAA consenting changes now in force

MIL OSI – Source: Ministry for the Environment – Release/Statement Headline: RLAA consenting changes now in force The changes to consenting processes under the RMA – brought about by the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 – have come into force today, along with a new requirement for planning and some changes to the Conservation Act. […]

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