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EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe

By   /  September 22, 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 EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC continues its success in helping Edgecumbe The Earthquake Commission has cleared silt and debris for 251 properties in Edgecumbe which is 92 per cent of all claims it received following the April 2017 flood.  General Manager Customer and Claims, Trish Keith, says […]

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Why (and how) cheaper solar power, batteries, electric and autonomous vehicles are going to change our world over the next 5 years

By   /  September 17, 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 Why (and how) cheaper solar power, batteries, electric and autonomous vehicles are going to change our world over the next 5 years

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Hot Topic – By Gareth Renowden – Analysis published with permission of Hot-Topic.co.nz Headline: Why (and how) cheaper solar power, batteries, electric and autonomous vehicles are going to change our world over the next 5 years [embedded content] This will be the best hour you’ll spend in front […]

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Soft plastics recycling scheme for Nelson

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Soft plastics recycling scheme for Nelson

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Soft plastics recycling scheme for Nelson The roll-out of a soft plastics recycling scheme in Nelson today means New World, Countdown and Pak’nSave supermarkets in the South Island will offer the service, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith says. “The Love NZ Soft Plastics Recycling Programme […]

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Production of Hayward kiwifruit in Bay of Plenty at risk from climate change

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Production of Hayward kiwifruit in Bay of Plenty at risk from climate change

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Production of Hayward kiwifruit in Bay of Plenty at risk from climate change The most commonly grown variety of kiwifruit around Te Puke will not be commercially viable in the area by the end of the century, say […]

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Thursday, September 7: Occupying Central Plains Water

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Thursday, September 7: Occupying Central Plains Water

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Thursday, September 7: Occupying Central Plains Water The day started early, or late, depending on your perspective. We met the night before in Christchurch. People had travelled from across New Zealand at a moment’s notice – one group had even driven from Dunedin. The […]

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At last it can be revealed: climate change researcher describes challenge of pulling off worldwide global warming conspiracy

By   /  September 10, 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 At last it can be revealed: climate change researcher describes challenge of pulling off worldwide global warming conspiracy

MIL OSI – MIL OSI – Source: Hot Topic – By Gareth Renowden – Analysis published with permission of Hot-Topic.co.nz Headline: At last it can be revealed: climate change researcher describes challenge of pulling off worldwide global warming conspiracy [embedded content] Courtesy of those fine satirists at The Onion, a climate researcher explains the reality […]

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Government extends recognition of carbon reducing scheme

By   /  September 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Scott Simpson  /  Comments Off on Government extends recognition of carbon reducing scheme

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government extends recognition of carbon reducing scheme A business initiative that safely disposes of hazardous unwanted refrigerants has had its accreditation as a ‘product stewardship scheme’ extended by the Government, Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson announced today. Mr Simpson met with representatives of the Trust […]

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Science Update – September 2017

By   /  September 1, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Science Update – September 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Science Update – September 2017 ANTARCTICA NEW ZEALAND NEWS ARE YOU SUBMITTING AN NZARI TYPE A RESEARCH PROPOSAL? Please note that if your proposal involves an Antarctic field component you are required to submit a logistics support request to Antarctica New Zealand by 18 September 2017.  You are encouraged to contact  Fiona […]

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EQC’s position on Limitations Act

By   /  September 1, 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 EQC’s position on Limitations Act

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: EQC’s position on Limitations Act EQC considers the six-year limitation period to start from the date when an individual claim is or was settled or declined under the EQC Act, as was originally stated in December 2015. It is from this point that the […]

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Bay of Plenty applies to use streamlined planning process to fast-track housing

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Bay of Plenty applies to use streamlined planning process to fast-track housing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bay of Plenty applies to use streamlined planning process to fast-track housing The Bay of Plenty Regional Council has applied to use a Streamlined Planning Process (SPP) introduced under Resource Management Act reforms in order to meet the region’s growing demand for new housing, Minister […]

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Court of Appeal rules in Sanctuary’s favour

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Court of Appeal rules in Sanctuary’s favour

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Court of Appeal rules in Sanctuary’s favour It is time the Brook Valley Community Group accepted the multiple court rulings in favour of the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary and stopped its disruption to this critical Nelson environment project following today’s Court of Appeal decision, Environment Minister […]

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Antarctic labs overhaul just the beginning for supercool Scott Base

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Antarctica New Zealand, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Antarctic labs overhaul just the beginning for supercool Scott Base

MIL OSI – Source: Antarctica New Zealand Headline: Antarctic labs overhaul just the beginning for supercool Scott Base Scott Base winter leader Simon Shelton takes advantage of the last sunshine for four months in Antarctica. Mt Erebus is in the background. With average temperatures sitting around the -20 degree Celsius mark in Antarctica, even the simplest […]

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Govt, Council sign Rotorua Housing Accord

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Govt, Council sign Rotorua Housing Accord

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Govt, Council sign Rotorua Housing Accord Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith and Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick have today signed a Housing Accord aimed at substantially boosting Rotorua’s housing supply over the next four years. “Rotorua’s local economy is doing well and the population […]

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Power project wins Whakatane student top prize

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Power project wins Whakatane student top prize

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Power project wins Whakatane student top prize A Whakatane home school student has with an ambitious project, entitled Wasted Watts, has taken out top honours in this year’s Bay of Plenty Regional Science and Technology Fair. Year 9 […]

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Te Putara The Bulletin – August 2017

By   /  August 24, 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 Te Putara The Bulletin – August 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Te Putara The Bulletin – August 2017  ​24 August 2017 The August issue of our combined publication Te Pūtara/The Bulletin is out now.  ​​In this issue we talk about our recent decision to allow seabed mining off the South Taranaki bight, find out why […]

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Tiny air bubbles reveal new information about greenhouse gas emissions

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Environment, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NIWA, Press Release, Science  /  Comments Off on Tiny air bubbles reveal new information about greenhouse gas emissions

MIL OSI – Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Tiny air bubbles reveal new information about greenhouse gas emissions Sitting at the surface of Taylor Glacier in Antarctica, are layers of ice more than 10,000 years old. And trapped inside those layers are bubbles of ancient air […]

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Farmers’ river pledge welcomed

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Environment, Nathan Guy, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nick Smith, Politics, Primary Industries, release  /  Comments Off on Farmers’ river pledge welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Farmers’ river pledge welcomed A new pledge by farming leaders to improve the swimmability of New Zealand’s rivers has been welcomed by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith. “This pledge from farming leaders shows the real commitment farmers have to […]

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Read the Hazardous Substances Update August 2017

By   /  August 22, 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 August 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Environmental Protection Authority – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Read the Hazardous Substances Update August 2017 Working Safer Reforms Update There’s lots happening with our reforms as we get ready for the regulatory changes coming into force this December.  EPA Notices update Thank you to everyone who has provided feedback on the consultations […]

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With love from the Arctic

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on With love from the Arctic

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: With love from the Arctic Greenpeace kayakers have stopped an oil rig drilling in the Norwegian Arctic. I know, because I’m there right now. My name is Lizzie. I’m a web designer from New Zealand, and I’m here on the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise […]

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Mapping waiata koroua (traditional prose) of the Tarawera Eruption, 1886; and its relevance to contemporary natural hazards preparedness and response

By   /  August 17, 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 Mapping waiata koroua (traditional prose) of the Tarawera Eruption, 1886; and its relevance to contemporary natural hazards preparedness and response

MIL OSI – Source: Earthquake Commission – EQC – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mapping waiata koroua (traditional prose) of the Tarawera Eruption, 1886; and its relevance to contemporary natural hazards preparedness and response Sylvia Hiriwa Tapuke (supervised by David Johnston) Massey University (EQC funded project 13/U650) A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the […]

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