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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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Audio: Kiwis Against Seabed Mining Claim Bias Among Environmental Protection Officials

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Audio, Editor's Picks, Environment, Environment Protection Agency, Environmental activism, EPA, Evening Report, KASM, Kiwis Against Seabed Mining, MIL NZ OSI, seabed mining, TTR, Webcasts  /  Comments Off on Audio: Kiwis Against Seabed Mining Claim Bias Among Environmental Protection Officials

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Kiwis Against Seabed Mining Claim Bias At The EPA Hearings – Interview by Raglan Community Radio. https://archive.org/download/JuneKASMBiasAtTheEPAHearings170317/June%20KASM%20-%20Bias%20at%20the%20EPA%20Hearings%20170317.mp3Interview: March 17, 2017. Synopsis: There has been a series of decisions made at the Environmental Protection Agency that appear to make life hard for opponents of seabed mining. There are also claims from those […]

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NZ needs to clean up its environmental act

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Craig Kirk, Delta Insurance, Environment, environmental risk, Insurance, liability, Make Lemonade Media, Make Lemonade NZ, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, pollution, Press Release, Press Release Service, risk, rma  /  Comments Off on NZ needs to clean up its environmental act

MIL OSI – Auckland – The increase in environmental pollution and contamination incidents in New Zealand means businesses are increasingly vulnerable to the potentially high financial cost of such events, a leading insurance expert says. Delta Insurance general manager Craig Kirk says various combinations of traditional liability policies, albeit each coming with their own exclusions, […]

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Territorial Authorities Hazardous Substances workshops

Published By   /  March 16, 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 Territorial Authorities Hazardous Substances workshops

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Territorial Authorities Hazardous Substances workshops 16 March 2017 EPA Manager Hazardous Substance Compliance ​Ray McMillan andteam held the fourth of a nation-wide series of Territoral Authorities (TA) Hazardous Substanceworkshops, this time in Rotorua on Wednesday 15 March.  Our Chief Scientist,Jacqueline Rowarth, was also on hand to […]

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Bottled water debate misses mark

Published By   /  March 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Bottled water debate misses mark

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bottled water debate misses mark The amount of water exported in bottles is so small that it is irrelevant to the important discussion on better managing New Zealand’s freshwater resources, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “We use a million times more water for irrigation, […]

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RMA reform Bill passes second reading

Published By   /  March 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on RMA reform Bill passes second reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: RMA reform Bill passes second reading Legislation to improve environmental management, help increase housing supply and affordability, and support jobs and growth has passed its second reading in Parliament 61-59, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “The Resource Legislation Amendment Bill is the largest package […]

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1080 Annual Returns Due

Published By   /  March 13, 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 1080 Annual Returns Due

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 1080 Annual Returns Due 13 March 2017 In the interests of public safety any laboratory or other place of work that holds, obtains or manufactures sodium fluoroacetate (1080) must submit an annual notification to the EPA. This is to cover the period 1 January […]

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Govt invests in West Coast hazard management

Published By   /  March 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Govt invests in West Coast hazard management

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt invests in West Coast hazard management Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith today announced that a tender has been awarded to Tonkin and Taylor to assess options for managing flood and earthquake hazards in Franz Josef. “The Franz Josef […]

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New Great Walk through Paparoa approved

Published By   /  March 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Great Walk through Paparoa approved

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Great Walk through Paparoa approved A new Great Walk through the Paparoa National Park to be built as a memorial to the 29 men who died in the 2010 Pike Mine tragedy can now proceed with the approval of a new Park Management Plan, […]

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Meteorological March Madness

Published By   /  March 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Meteorological March Madness

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Meteorological March Madness NIWA meteorologist Ben Noll says parts of the upper North Island have received more rain in two days than normally falls for the entire month. Mr Noll has dubbed this later weather system the Tasman […]

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Select committee reports back on RMA Bill

Published By   /  March 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Select committee reports back on RMA Bill

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Select committee reports back on RMA Bill Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith today welcomed the Local Government and Environment Committee’s report on the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill. “This legislation improves New Zealand’s environmental management, helps increase the supply and affordability of housing and supports jobs […]

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Iron sands hearing moves to New Plymouth

Published By   /  March 6, 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 Iron sands hearing moves to New Plymouth

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Iron sands hearing moves to New Plymouth 6 March 2017 Public hearings on a proposal to mine iron sands off the coast of Taranaki move to New Plymouth for four days from today (March 6) and will run until Thursday, March 9. The hearings, […]

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Monitoring upper South Island national parks

Published By   /  March 5, 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 Monitoring upper South Island national parks

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Monitoring upper South Island national parks Date:  06 January 2017 Nelson Lakes Operations Manager John Wotherspoon is urging people who’ve been on the Travers-Sabine Circuit to be responsible and avoid national parks or the backcountry if they are feeling unwell with gastroenteritis or flu-like symptoms […]

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Mohua breeding on Blumine Island

Published By   /  March 5, 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 Mohua breeding on Blumine Island

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mohua breeding on Blumine Island Date:  09 January 2017 In a check on mohua on Blumine Island last month, DOC rangers found five pairs of mohua, three of which were raising young. One pair had two fledglings, a second pair had three fledglings and a […]

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ESR's MinION hard at work!

Published By   /  March 2, 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's MinION hard at work!

MIL OSI – Source: ESR – Press Release/Statement: Headline: ESR’s MinION hard at work! The MinION is a breakthrough portable DNA sequencer produced by Oxford Nanopore Technologies in the UK. It weighs less than 100 grams, is approximately the size of a chocolate bar and is powered by USB. Not restricted by size, the device […]

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