One week delay to consultation process for Council bylaws

Press Release – Marlborough District Council

Council is reviewing its general bylaws. They cover a range of matters ranging from public health and safety, parking, the use of public reserves, stock on public roads and driving on beaches as well as the keeping of animals. Read more »

Call for Minister to support conservation order

Press Release – Ngati Tama ki Te Waipounamu

Ngti Tama ki Te Waipounamu Trust call on Environment Minister to support conservation order to protect national water taonga Read more »

Smith’s water quality con falling apart

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Nick Smiths latest announcement is another political scam which will not clean up our polluted rivers, says Labours Water spokesperson David Parker. Read more »

NIWA’s Hotspot Watch – Facts: Soil Moisture

Press Release – NIWA

A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed hotspots. Persistent hotspot regions … Read more »

Clean Water Document an improvement, long way to go

Press Release – Freshwater Iwi Leaders Group

Freshwater Iwi Leaders say Clean Water Document an improvement, but there is still a long way to go. Read more »

New Zealand’s kiwifruit growers begin referendum vote

Press Release – New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers

– Support referendum for a compulsory levy on kiwifruit exports except Australia is now underway – Levy funds growers advocacy organisation, New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. Read more »

“Omnibus” plan change to be made operative

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today that Plan Change 4 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, the Omnibus plan change, would be made operative on 11 March 2017. Read more »

Gov’t Criticised for Lack of Ambition in Cleaning up water

Press Release – NZ Fish and Game Council

The government is being criticised for not being ambitious enough in its just-announced plan to improve water quality in the countrys rivers, lakes and streams. Read more »

Dairy sector welcomes new freshwater rules

Press Release – Dairy NZ

DairyNZ today welcomed the Governments new Clean Water policy setting out the ongoing programme of water reform. Read more »

Freshwater report reinforces opportunities

Press Release – Greater Wellington Regional Council

A new national report on water quality reinforces the need for regional councils to work with communities on managing freshwater says Chris Laidlaw, Greater Wellington Regional Council chair. Our whole approach to improving water quality in this … Read more »

Everyone must engage in the challenge to improve freshwater

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The pressure is now on all Kiwis to step up in the nationwide challenge to continue to improve the quality of our freshwater, Federated Farmers says. Read more »

Wool Market Strengthens

Press Release – Wool Services International

NZ Wool Services CEO John Dawson reports 4600 bales on offer this week saw an 87 percent clearance with mostly positive results, with lambs wool increasing considerably. Read more »

IrrigationNZ welcomes ‘achievable’ water quality outcomes

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

Achievable outcomes within a reasonable timeframe is how IrrigationNZ CEO, Andrew Curtis, described todays release of the governments Clean Water document. He hoped however that the target of 90% of rivers and lakes being swimmable … Read more »

Farmers ready for freshwater challenge

Press Release – New Zealand Government

New freshwater reforms will result in 56,000 km more fences protecting New Zealand waterways from stock enough to go round the world one and a half times, says Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy. Read more »

90% of rivers and lakes swimmable by 2040

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government today announced a target of 90 per cent of New Zealands lakes and rivers meeting swimmable water quality standards by 2040, alongside releasing new policy, regulations, information maps and funding to help achieve the new goal. Read more »

Port Hills Fire Update – 11.30am

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council wants to remind people that rubbish collection will take place in fire affected areas today from 12pm to 5pm. Wheelie bin collection will take place in: Read more »

New rules coming for storage of used tyres

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Development of national regulations for the storage of end-of-life tyres, and the finding of alternative end uses, cannot come soon enough, says Waikato Regional Council. Read more »

Fonterra Confirms 2016/17 Forecast Farmgate Milk Price

Press Release – Fonterra

Fonterra is required to consider its forecast Farmgate Milk Price every quarter as a condition of the Dairy Industry Restructuring Act. For this purpose, Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today confirmed the forecast Farmgate Milk Price of $6.00 per kgMS … Read more »

New Zealanders Offered Sweet Investment

Press Release – Canaan Honey

New Zealanders are being invited to invest money for honey in a revolutionary hive sharing initiative launching today. Read more »

A2 CEO, chair sell down holdings following strong first-half

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Feb. 22 (BusinessDesk) – A2 Milk Co’s chief executive and chair have sold down their stakes in the milk marketing firm, less than a week after reporting first-half profit more than tripled as demand for its A2 Platinum infant formula surged in its key … Read more »

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