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ER Queenstown Lakes/Wanaka Action

Press Release – Extinction Rebellion NZ

Extinction Rebellion Queenstown Lakes are undertaking our first action on Wednesday 24th at the Wanaka lakefront specific location will be announced at 7am. Read more »

Miscanthus – for stabilising soil

Press Release – Miscanthus New Zealand

In March 2 years ago Miscanthus New Zealand Limited (MNZ) made a submission to the Waikato Regional Council in relation to its Healthy Rivers Wai Ora: Plan Change 1 – Waikato and Waipa Rivers Catchments. This submission was prompted by MNZ learning … Read more »

LandWISE at Techweek19

Press Release – Techweek

For two days in May, LandWISE 2019: Rethinking Best Practice will bring together lead researchers, tech providers and farmers in Havelock North for a 17th year, to discuss how old practices can be replaced with new thinking and technology. Read more »

We are the Rising Tide!

Press Release – Extinction Rebellion NZ

The seas are rising – but so are we! Human wave for action on climate change. Read more »

Better data will help us do a better job – Federated Farmers

Press Release – Federated Farmers

The Environment Aotearoa 2019 report released today will help all New Zealanders, not just farmers, identify the priorities for action. Read more »

Environment report a clear picture of change: NIWA

Press Release – NIWA

The latest state of the environment report released today provides New Zealanders with clear evidence that our climate, freshwater and marine systems are changing, says NIWA. Read more »

“SOUR MILK” Protest at Parliament

Press Release – Extinction Rebellion NZ

Yesterday afternoon, around 60 members of Extinction Rebellion Te Whanganui-a-Tara gathered in Parliament grounds to protest against intensive dairy farming, and the associated land damage, greenhouse gas emissions, freshwater pollution, health impacts … Read more »

Incident a lesson for farmers who own stock loading ramps

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

A truck driver was left with a skull fracture and significant head injuries after a stock loading ramp used to unload sheep from a truck fell on him in October 2017 when its winch system failed. WorkSafe says the incident is a reminder that all stock … Read more »

More than 3,000 submissions on high country management

Press Release – Land Information NZ

3,165 submissions have been received by Land Information New Zealand as part of the public consultation on proposals to improve the management of Crown pastoral land in the South Island high country. Read more »

Extinction Rebellion Te Whanganui-a-Tara Kick-Off Event

Press Release – Extinction Rebellion NZ

Extinction Rebellion Te Whanganui-a-Tara Kick-Off Event A Gathering of Rebels International Week of Action against climate change and the 6th mass extinction (April 15 – 20, 2019) Read more »

Ensuring the safety of pesticides within New Zealand

Press Release – Agcarm

A culture of trepidation about consuming foods which have been exposed to pesticides is misleading and has sparked much confusion of late. Read more »

SOUR MILK – There is a sour side to our white gold

Press Release – Extinction Rebellion NZ

Extinction Rebellion (XR) Wellington will be taking action at Parliament at 3pm on the 17th of April 2019 to draw attention to the sour side of our white gold. Esteemed freshwater ecologist Dr. Mike Joy will be speaking about the issues of intensive … Read more »

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