One of New Zealand’s most ambitious and creative conservation projects, Reconnecting Northland, is entering an exciting new phase of its life. WWF-New Zealand has been one of the organisations that set it on its feet, but it’s now up and running!
Local Government New Zealand are pleased to see a waste work programme announced today by the Associate Minister for the Environment will aim to address waste issues that councils have been calling for support on.
A Forest and Bird report released this week regarding Regional Council compliance, monitoring and enforcement (CME) of the dairy sector in 2016/17 shows the potential benefits of a national methodology for reporting in order to better understand CME performance across regions.
Local Government New Zealand welcomes this morning’s announcement from the Government that $8.5 million in responsible camping infrastructure and initiatives will be implemented ahead of the 2018/19 peak season, as recommended by the Responsible Camping Working Group.
As reported in the Hawke's Bay Today, a New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union analysis of catering costs at Hawke's Bay councils has revealed Hastings District Councillors to be guilty of ratepayer-funded gluttony.
LGNZ President Dave Cull has at this morning’s Quarterly Media Briefing congratulated the government on recognising that tourists should contribute to the costs of the infrastructure they use, however LGNZ says the proposed border levy is only part of the solution.
LGNZ President Dave Cull has backed a WasteMINZ report calling for investigation into the broadening and progressive increase of New Zealand’s Waste Levy at this morning’s LGNZ Quarterly Media Briefing, and says that recent conversation around waste management has been hijacked by speculation on the rate of increase.