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Volunteers thanked for conservation work

Published By   /  June 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Volunteers thanked for conservation work

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Volunteers thanked for conservation work Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has thanked the thousands of volunteers who’re part of the Predator Free 2050 movement and help DOC protect our threatened species. “New Zealanders are among the most generous people in the world when it comes to […]

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Key appointments for Predator Free 2050

Published By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Key appointments for Predator Free 2050

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Key appointments for Predator Free 2050 Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed two crucial appointments on the road to Predator Free 2050 and the implementation of the New Zealand Threatened Species Strategy. “Experienced entrepreneur Ed Chignell is Predator Free 2050 Ltd’s new CEO. He has […]

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Hundertwasser Arts Centre set to go ahead

Published By   /  June 16, 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 Hundertwasser Arts Centre set to go ahead

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Hundertwasser Arts Centre set to go ahead Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry say the Whangarei Art Museum Trust will receive up to $3 million towards its bespoke project to build a Hundertwasser Art Centre in Whangarei.  This […]

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New Zealand’s Ocean conference commitments

Published By   /  June 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s Ocean conference commitments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand’s Ocean conference commitments Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand has made clear our long-term commitment to protecting, conserving and sustainably using oceans and marine resources at the United Nations Ocean Conference in New York this week. “Healthy and productive oceans are enormously important […]

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$4m grant to Hawke’s Bay Opera House

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $4m grant to Hawke’s Bay Opera House

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $4m grant to Hawke’s Bay Opera House Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Hawke’s Bay Opera House in Hastings will receive $4 million in funding for seismic strengthening from the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund. “The Opera House is an important venue for […]

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Lead shot phased out for waterfowl hunting

Published By   /  June 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Lead shot phased out for waterfowl hunting

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Lead shot phased out for waterfowl hunting Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says she fully supports Fish and Game’s decision to phase out lead shot for waterfowl hunting. Fish & Game’s New Zealand Council voted last month to end the exemption which allowed several thousand firearms […]

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National commemoration to mark Messines centenary

Published By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on National commemoration to mark Messines centenary

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: National commemoration to mark Messines centenary A national commemoration to mark the heavy price paid by New Zealand troops at Messines a hundred years ago will be streamed online tomorrow so all Kiwis can pay their respects to the 700 who died in the battle […]

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Ministers welcome Lions Series kick-off

Published By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Ministers welcome Lions Series kick-off

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers welcome Lions Series kick-off Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry welcome the kick-off of the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017. The New Zealand Lions Series 2017 will take place from 3 […]

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Minister welcomes report on native birds

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister welcomes report on native birds

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister welcomes report on native birds Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report on saving New Zealand’s native birds and her endorsement of Predator Free 2050.  “Dr Jan Wright identifies a broad range of important matters that are key […]

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Great gains for blue duck/whio with DOC’s predator control

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Great gains for blue duck/whio with DOC’s predator control

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Great gains for blue duck/whio with DOC’s predator control Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says the Whio Recovery Programme has made considerable progress towards securing the future of the species. “Through a $4.5 million partnership with Genesis Energy going back to 2011 we have effective predator […]

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2017 Green Ribbon Awards finalists announced

Published By   /  May 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Environment, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on 2017 Green Ribbon Awards finalists announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 2017 Green Ribbon Awards finalists announced Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry today announced the 2017 Green Ribbon Awards finalists, recognising exceptional environmental and conservation initiatives throughout New Zealand. “These national awards, now in their 27th year, play an important role […]

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$21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Budget 2017, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news Budget 2017 includes a significant investment in Radio New Zealand, as well as new funding to support the understanding of our most important national stories, Ms Barry says. Radio New Zealand will receive an additional $11.4 million […]

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Conservation spending keeps growing

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Conservation spending keeps growing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Conservation spending keeps growing Budget 2017 invests an additional $107.8 million to strengthen conservation programmes and manage tourism growth on public conservation land, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says. “This funding continues the Government’s commitment to Predator Free 2050 with a range of specific initiatives to […]

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‘Wild Creations’ – artists with a conservation connection

Published By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on ‘Wild Creations’ – artists with a conservation connection

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Wild Creations’ – artists with a conservation connection Our unique natural heritage is set to inspire New Zealand artists through an initiative announced today by the Minister of Conservation and the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry. “Wild Creations will offer a range […]

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Heritage NZ and Maori Heritage Council changes

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Heritage NZ and Maori Heritage Council changes

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Heritage NZ and Maori Heritage Council changes Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced the appointment of four new members to the Heritage New Zealand Board and to the Māori Heritage Council. “The new members of the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Board […]

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Taranaki walk to support economic development

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Economic Development, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Taranaki walk to support economic development

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Taranaki walk to support economic development A $3.4 million investment into the Taranaki Crossing is part of the Government’s plan to boost growth in Taranaki, Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry say. The investment will over time form part of Taranaki’s […]

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Certainty of funding for Outdoor Recreation Consortium

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Certainty of funding for Outdoor Recreation Consortium

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Certainty of funding for Outdoor Recreation Consortium The Outdoor Recreation Consortium, which has been lovingly restoring and maintaining huts and tracks in the remote backcountry, is being given certainty of funding for the next two years. The Minister of Conservation Maggie Barry has announced that […]

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DOC funded to protect and enhance conservation estate

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on DOC funded to protect and enhance conservation estate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: DOC funded to protect and enhance conservation estate Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says DOC is fully able to do its job of protecting precious native species while also managing the increasing number of tourists coming to New Zealand. In the past week, Minister Barry has […]

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DOC Community Fund Round 4 opens

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on DOC Community Fund Round 4 opens

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: DOC Community Fund Round 4 opens Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says the fourth round of a multi-million-dollar fund to support community conservation projects opens for applications today. “The DOC Community Fund was set up three years ago to distribute $26 million over four years and […]

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Budget 2017: $21m to Battle for our Birds

Published By   /  May 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: $21m to Battle for our Birds

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: $21m to Battle for our Birds Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says DOC will fight this year’s beech forest mast year increase in rat and stoat numbers with a $21.3 million war chest from Budget 2017 for the Battle for our Birds control campaign. […]

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