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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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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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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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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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Shell Todd Oil applies for marine consent

Published By   /  April 18, 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 Shell Todd Oil applies for marine consent

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Shell Todd Oil applies for marine consent 18 April 2017 The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has received an application from Shell Todd Oil Services for a jack-up rig at its Māui platforms, off the coast of New Plymouth. Shell Todd Oil Services was granted […]

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Second phase RMA Bill passed

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Second phase RMA Bill passed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Second phase RMA Bill passed The successful passage today of the 250 page Resource Legislation Amendment Bill through its third reading is a major milestone for the Government’s reform programme, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “The reforms in this Bill will help increase the […]

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2017 Green Ribbon Awards now open for entries

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, community, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, green ribbon awards, Loder Cup, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on 2017 Green Ribbon Awards now open for entries

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 2017 Green Ribbon Awards now open for entries The Green Ribbon Awards, now in their 27th year, recognise outstanding contributions to protect and manage New Zealand’s environment. Entries for this year’s awards are open until 10 May. The awards encourage entries from all walks of […]

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RMA reform Bill committee stage being debated

Published By   /  April 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on RMA reform Bill committee stage being debated

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: RMA reform Bill committee stage being debated Parliament will today debate the committee stage of a Bill that is the second phase of the Government’s substantial reforms to the Resource Management Act (RMA), Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “This Resource Legislation Amendment Bill is […]

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NIWA partners with Sir Peter Blake Trust to benefit young New Zealanders

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on NIWA partners with Sir Peter Blake Trust to benefit young New Zealanders

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NIWA partners with Sir Peter Blake Trust to benefit young New Zealanders NIWA has signed a major new sponsorship agreement with the Sir Peter Blake Trust. As Principal Science Partner of the Sir Peter Blake Trust, NIWA will […]

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Maintaining the safety of Kiwis and our environment

Published By   /  April 3, 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 Maintaining the safety of Kiwis and our environment

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Maintaining the safety of Kiwis and our environment 3 April 2017 ​TheEnvironmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking submissions on aconsultation paper for transitional regulations made under the HazardousSubstances and New Organisms (HSNO) Act. Changeswere made to the HSNO Act as part of the Government’s […]

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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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Unique research records rare whale species in Cook Strait

Published By   /  March 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Unique research records rare whale species in Cook Strait

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Unique research records rare whale species in Cook Strait The sounds of whales and dolphins rarely seen in New Zealand waters have been recorded by a NIWA scientist in a pioneering underwater sound project. Last year NIWA marine […]

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ESR collaboration with China

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, ESR, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on ESR collaboration with China

MIL OSI – Source: ESR – Press Release/Statement: Headline: ESR collaboration with China Today Premier Li Keqiang of the People’s Republic of China and the New Zealand Prime Minister, the Hon Bill English, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Arrangement between ESR and China’s largest and most comprehensive national environmental research organisation. Established in […]

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Sustaining the sea

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Sustaining the sea

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sustaining the sea We examine how the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge plans to enhance the use of marine resources within biological constraints. A report from the Ministry for the Environment in October 2016 found that most of […]

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Building-specific seismic resilience assessment frameworks considering content sliding and injury

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Earthquake Commission - EQC, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Building-specific seismic resilience assessment frameworks considering content sliding and injury

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Building-specific seismic resilience assessment frameworks considering content sliding and injury Trevor Zhiqing Yeow (supervised by Greg MacRae) University of Canterbury (EQC funded project 14/U685) A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy was accepted as […]

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Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe

Published By   /  March 21, 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 Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Proposed rule changes will help keep Kiwis safe 20 March 2016 ​The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking submissions on proposals to update rules and controls relating to safe use and management of a range of agricultural chemicals. The proposals are part of the […]

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OECD environment report welcomed

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on OECD environment report welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: OECD environment report welcomed The Government has welcomed today’s release of the OECD 2017 Environment Performance Review, saying it highlights New Zealand’s green credentials and the strong progress we have made over the past decade, as well as the challenges we need to address, Environment […]

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Hiatus to end soon

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Climate Change, Environment, Gareth Renowden, Hot Topic, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Region, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Hiatus to end soon

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Hot Topic – By Gareth Renowden – Analysis published with permission of Hot-Topic.co.nz Headline: Hiatus to end soon It’s three months since Jim Renwick’s demolition of Guy McPherson’s enthusiastic doom-mongering, and I have been remiss in not following up with more topical observations. It’s not as though there’s any […]

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Environmental Educational Expo at Auckland Botanic Gardens

Published By   /  March 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Environment, Events, New Zealand, Press Release, Press Release Service New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Environmental Educational Expo at Auckland Botanic Gardens

MIL OSI – Source: Press Release Service – Release/Statement Headline: Environmental Educational Expo at Auckland Botanic Gardens (PR.co.nz) Many wonderful activities await Auckland families at this educational event: hang out with your favourite Sticky TV presenters; navigate a bush walk to discover native bugs with Rudd Kleinpaste; plant seedlings in recycled materials; learn how to […]

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