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Waste colonialism and plastic pollution targeted in NZ ‘pure’ campaign

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Environment, Evening Report, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oceans, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Plastic waste, PMC Reportage, Politics, pollution, public health, Reports, Research, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on Waste colonialism and plastic pollution targeted in NZ ‘pure’ campaign

By Sylvia C. Frain in Auckland Aotearoa/New Zealand’s status as a “wasteful country” is one of the targets of the PURE 2018 tour launched in Auckland earlier this month. More than 12 million metric tons of plastics enter oceans and waterways globally each year, directly impacting on New Zealand’s coastal communities, food sources, and sea […]

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Swimmable Rivers tour arrives at the Wairua River

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Freshwater, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, pollution, swimmable rivers, The Issues, Wairua River, waterways  /  Comments Off on Swimmable Rivers tour arrives at the Wairua River

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Swimmable Rivers tour arrives at the Wairua River On the same day at the Ministry for the Environment reported the grim state of our rivers, lakes and streams, we were out on the Wairua River in Northland seeing the state of our water first hand. […]

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Clampfish mural fourth in five-city NZ tour

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Art, Auckland, Business, Christchurch, dunedin, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, mural, New Zealand, News, pollution, Press Release Service, Queenstown, Takapuna, Tess Sheerin, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Clampfish mural fourth in five-city NZ tour

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – A Queenstown based artist is just about finished her fourth giant mural on a five-city New Zealand pollution awareness tour dubbed; New Zealand’s Worth Loving. The Auckland mural by artist Tess Sheerin can be seen on a giant wall of the Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna. The massive art […]

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NZ needs to clean up its environmental act

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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