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Trap upgrade to protect endangered parakeet

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Trap upgrade to protect endangered parakeet

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Trap upgrade to protect endangered parakeet Conservation Minister Maggie Barry and Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner have announced a major upgrade and extension to the trap network in Canterbury to protect the critically endangered orange-fronted parakeet. “This bird is the rarest of our five parakeet […]

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Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Education, Hekia Parata, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed The history of the 28th Māori Battalion’s D Company will be documented by Harawira Craig Pearless, Education Minister Hekia Parata and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have announced. Ms Parata, who is also the Chair of the […]

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Rugby 2017 Festival programme launched

Published By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Jonathan Coleman, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Rugby 2017 Festival programme launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Rugby 2017 Festival programme launched Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have today launched the Rugby 2017 Festival. “Rugby 2017 Festival is a program of engaging activities for fans that will run alongside the DHL New Zealand […]

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Haast welcomes the return of tokoeka kiwi

Published By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Haast welcomes the return of tokoeka kiwi

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Haast welcomes the return of tokoeka kiwi Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says 11 of New Zealand’s rarest kiwi have been returned home to the Haast Kiwi Sanctuary today. “These young tokoeka kiwi were removed from Haast before they hatched and taken to the West Coast […]

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NZ artists at prestigious contemporary exhibition

Published By   /  April 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ artists at prestigious contemporary exhibition

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ artists at prestigious contemporary exhibition Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated three New Zealand artists whose work will be exhibited at documenta –  breaking new ground  for New Zealand art at one of the world’s most highly regarded contemporary art exhibitions. […]

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Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Pukeahu National War Memorial Park’s overall win at this year’s New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture annual awards is a fitting accolade for this special place of remembrance. […]

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Protecting vulnerable native species with 1080 gets results

Published By   /  April 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Protecting vulnerable native species with 1080 gets results

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Protecting vulnerable native species with 1080 gets results Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says successful breeding results for several of our most vulnerable native birds come as a result of using 1080 to kill predators. “New results from a five-year study of South Island kākā nesting […]

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Extra protection for Tāne Mahuta

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Extra protection for Tāne Mahuta

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Extra protection for Tāne Mahuta Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has announced the temporary closure from today of the track leading to Tāne Mahuta, to install a footwear cleaning station as extra protection against kauri dieback for New Zealand’s largest kauri. “Kauri dieback is the single […]

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Calling all NZ environmental heroes – Green Ribbon awards open

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Environment, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Calling all NZ environmental heroes – Green Ribbon awards open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Calling all NZ environmental heroes – Green Ribbon awards open Nominations for the 27th annual Green Ribbon Awards are now open, giving New Zealanders the chance to honour our environmental leaders, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry say. “These prestigious awards […]

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DOC celebrates 30 years of achievements

Published By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on DOC celebrates 30 years of achievements

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: DOC celebrates 30 years of achievements Conservation Minister Maggie Barry congratulates the Department of Conservation (DOC) on its 30th birthday and three decades of protecting our natural heritage. “DOC can be rightly proud of its many achievements and successes with vulnerable species since April 1 […]

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First Heritage EQUIP grants allocated

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on First Heritage EQUIP grants allocated

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First Heritage EQUIP grants allocated Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says two industrial buildings will receive the first funding from a new grant specifically for earthquake strengthening privately-owned heritage buildings. “The National Tobacco Company Building in Napier and the former Union Steamship Company […]

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Invasive estuary weed close to eradication

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Invasive estuary weed close to eradication

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Invasive estuary weed close to eradication Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says DOC is on the brink of eradicating the invasive weed Spartina in the Marlborough Sounds and Golden Bay. “Spartina, one of the Dirty Dozen weeds targeted in the War on Weeds 2017, clogs waterways. […]

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Unveiling strengthens NZ-Turkish ties

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Unveiling strengthens NZ-Turkish ties

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Unveiling strengthens NZ-Turkish ties Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the ties between New Zealand and Turkey were strengthened further today with the unveiling of the Turkish Memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. “It’s fitting that the second memorial to take its […]

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Enduring Power of Attorney forms made easier

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Seniors  /  Comments Off on Enduring Power of Attorney forms made easier

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Enduring Power of Attorney forms made easier The Minister for Seniors Maggie Barry says changes to Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPA) forms will make them easier to understand and use. “Knowing you can chose people you trust and who understand what you want, who will […]

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Predator Free 2050 holiday parks partnership

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Predator Free 2050 holiday parks partnership

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Predator Free 2050 holiday parks partnership Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed a new predator-free initiative signed today which includes trapping in and around hundreds of holiday parks. The partnership between the Predator Free NZ Trust and the Holiday Parks Association of New Zealand (HAPNZ) […]

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Minister welcomes campaign to wipe out wasps

Published By   /  March 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister welcomes campaign to wipe out wasps

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister welcomes campaign to wipe out wasps Conservation Minister Maggie Barry today praised a new eradication campaign, ‘Wasp Wipeout’, which is removing pest wasps from the Nelson-Tasman region this summer. The Department of Conservation, Fairfax Media and the Tasman Environment Trust launched the campaign in […]

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New Zealand's darkest day remembered in 2017

Published By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand's darkest day remembered in 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand's darkest day remembered in 2017 Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand’s darkest day during World War 1 will be remembered as part of WW100’s 2017 programme.  “This year attention turns from Gallipoli to the Western Front.  The Battle of […]

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Ruataniwha Redux: Defending Nature from the Conservation Minister

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Campaign, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment & Resource Management, forest and bird, Green Party, Hawke's Bay, Maggie Barry, Mojo Mathers, Opposition News, Parliament, Politics, Ruataniwha, The Issues  /  Comments Off on Ruataniwha Redux: Defending Nature from the Conservation Minister

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Ruataniwha Redux: Defending Nature from the Conservation Minister Right now, Forest and Bird are in the Supreme Court defending a challenge from the Minister of Conservation, Maggie Barry. The Minister wants to remove the protected status of 22 hectares of Forest Park land in order […]

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$2m tourism and cultural boost for Tairawhiti

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on $2m tourism and cultural boost for Tairawhiti

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $2m tourism and cultural boost for Tairawhiti Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry today announced funding will be made available for tourism infrastructure and cultural events as part of the Tairawhiti Economic Action Plan. The Action Plan was […]

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Conservation and environment science roadmap announced

Published By   /  February 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Environment, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Conservation and environment science roadmap announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Conservation and environment science roadmap announced The Government has released its conservation and environment science priorities for the next 20 years in a new Roadmap, Conservation and lead Minister Maggie Barry and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today at the annual Bluegreens Forum. “We […]

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