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Pucker-up for New Zealand’s native blue duck

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Pucker-up for New Zealand’s native blue duck

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pucker-up for New Zealand’s native blue duck Date:  01 March 2017 WhioImage: Sabine Bernert © DOC and Genesis Energy are launching a whio ‘duckface’ selfie competition for Whio Awareness Month (1-31 March), aiming to raise awareness of New Zealand’s native river surfing blue duck and […]

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Pucker-up for New Zealand’s native blue duck: Media release 1

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whiostory2017  /  Comments Off on Pucker-up for New Zealand’s native blue duck: Media release 1

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Pucker-up for New Zealand’s native blue duck: Media release 1 Date:  01 March 2017 WhioImage: Sabine Bernert © DOC and Genesis Energy are launching a whio ‘duckface’ selfie competition for Whio Awareness Month (1-31 March), aiming to raise awareness of New Zealand’s native river surfing blue […]

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Dart Track reopens

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Dart Track reopens

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Dart Track reopens DOC Wakatipu staff are celebrating as trampers will again be able to complete the full Rees-Dart circuit from 1 March 2017. The track reopens following a three-year closure due to ongoing issues caused by the Te Koroka/Slip Stream area landslide.    DOC […]

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Media release 27 February 2017

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, feb17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 27 February 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 27 February 2017 Fun easy activities to teach children about conservation, easy to replicate in your backyard, is the aim of the new Kids Greening Taupō Event Series for young families.  The series will be launched at the Music in the Reserve Day, […]

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WWF Statement on President Trump’s Offshore Drilling Executive Order

Published By   /  April 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on President Trump’s Offshore Drilling Executive Order

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on President Trump’s Offshore Drilling Executive Order Date April 28, 2017 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to today’s Trump administration decision to begin to undo protections of America’s Arctic Ocean, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released the following statement from President […]

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Fresh water environment report welcomed

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Fresh water environment report welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Fresh water environment report welcomed The Our Fresh Water 2017 report released today confirms the direction of the Government’s reforms for improving the management of fresh water, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “This is the first comprehensive and independent report on the state of […]

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EPA bans toxic fungicides to keep Kiwi gardeners safe

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on EPA bans toxic fungicides to keep Kiwi gardeners safe

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EPA bans toxic fungicides to keep Kiwi gardeners safe 27 April 2017  ​The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has issued a Red Alert notice following its decision to revoke four approvals for fungicide products used by Kiwi gardeners.   A fifth approval has been retained […]

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WWF Statement on President Trump’s Antiquities Act Executive Order

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on President Trump’s Antiquities Act Executive Order

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on President Trump’s Antiquities Act Executive Order Date April 26, 2017 Media Contact In This Press Release In response to the Trump administration’s executive order calling for a review of designations under the Antiquities Act — threatening existing protections of critical ocean and […]

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Scientists go door-to-door in Edgecumbe collecting flood information

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Natural Events, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Scientists go door-to-door in Edgecumbe collecting flood information

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Release/Statement Headline: Scientists go door-to-door in Edgecumbe collecting flood information Scientists will be knocking on doors in Edgecumbe next week seeking to survey the damage done to buildings from recent flooding caused when a stopbank on the Rangitaiki River breached. The […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update April 2017

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, Environmental Protection Authority, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Read the Hazardous Substances Update April 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update April 2017 Working Safer Reforms – Hazardous Substances What’s the latest? We’ve been considering the feedback submitted on the proposed EPA notices and are finalising our notices. At this stage, we plan to have the notices finalised and available to […]

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Photo of the week: Mountain biking on the Heaphy Track

Published By   /  April 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Gouland Downs, Heaphy Track, Mountain Biking, New Zealand Government, Photo of the week, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: Mountain biking on the Heaphy Track

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: Mountain biking on the Heaphy Track The Heaphy Track is located in the Kahurangi National Park in the Nelson/Tasman area. Travel through expansive tussock downs, lush forests and nīkau palms to the roaring seas of the West Coast. Gouland Downs, Heaphy […]

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Report: Fortune 500 Companies Accelerating Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Efforts | Press Releases | WWF

Published By   /  April 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on Report: Fortune 500 Companies Accelerating Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Efforts | Press Releases | WWF

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: Report: Fortune 500 Companies Accelerating Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Efforts | Press Releases | WWF WASHINGTON, DC, April 25, 2017 – Despite efforts in Washington to sideline action on climate change, a growing number of Fortune 500 companies are taking increasingly ambitious steps to reduce […]

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Media release 28 February 2017

Published By   /  April 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, feb17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 28 February 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 28 February 2017 Mana Island, off the Porirua coast, and Matiu Somes Island in Wellington harbour are havens for rare wildlife such as tuatara and takahē, and have been free from rats, mice, cats, possums and stoats for decades. DOC received reports – […]

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Media release 22 February 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, feb17, feb2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 22 February 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 22 February 2017 Date:  22 February 2017 Over a series of weekend nights, thieves have stolen campers fees from the campsite honesty box. DOC’s East Coast Operations Manager, John Lucas, says the thefts take advantage of the trustworthiness of most campers. “It’s very disappointing, […]

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Media release 24 March 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 24 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 24 March 2017 Date:  24 March 2017 The Department of Conservation has started a process to identify safer off road options for both walkers and bikers in response to concerns raised by the Ruapehu District Council, local groups and iwi over cyclists and walkers […]

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Media release 25 March 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, geckostory2017, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 25 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 25 March 2017 Eight native lizards received a helping hand from Department of Conservation Director General, Lou Sanson today when they were transferred to Mana Island near Wellington, as part of a GBC Winstone project.  The ngahere geckos will join 28 others previously […]

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Media release 23 March 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 23 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 23 March 2017 Date:  23 March 2017 The event was hosted by the Whio Forever partnership between Genesis Energy and the Department of Conservation as part of national Whio Awareness month celebrations. Over 70 children explored the site throughout the day on a nature […]

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Media release 15 March 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whiostory2017  /  Comments Off on Media release 15 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 15 March 2017 Date:  15 March 2017 Keeping whio cool while undergoing health checks is now easier thanks to a generous donation by Taupō business Stevens Electrical Ltd of an air-con’ unit to the whio shed at the Tongariro Trout Centre.  Whio overheat quite […]

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Media release 30 March 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 30 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 30 March 2017 Date:  30 March 2017 The mother whale was discovered stranded on one of the sandy beaches on the island by a tour party aboard the White Island Tours boat Moutohora Cat at around 10 am. Her calf was swimming in the […]

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Media release 31 March 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 31 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 31 March 2017 April the first marks the anniversary of a watershed moment for conservation in New Zealand. Thirty years ago, on 1 April 1987, the Department of Conservation (DOC) was born from the merger of the conservation aspects of the Forest Service, the […]

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