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Changes to Tahr Control Operations Positive
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Changes to Tahr Control Operations Positive

News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

Discussions between the Game Animal Council (GAC) and the Department of Conservation (DOC) have resulted in some positive changes to where the Department will focus tahr control…

Te Anau Wastewater Contracts Awarded
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Te Anau Wastewater Contracts Awarded

News Desk - Sep 12, 2020

The Te Anau wastewater upgrade project is entering the final construction phase. Two contracts have been awarded – one to Downer for the design and build of…

Freshwater Rules Advisory Group to be Established
Environment, Farming
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Environment, Farming
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Freshwater Rules Advisory Group to be Established

News Desk - Sep 08, 2020

Yesterday (Monday 7 September) the Minister for the Environment David Parker and Minister of Primary Industries Damien O’Connor met with council executives, farming and sector leaders and…

Gale Increase Fire Danger for Otago and Southland
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Gale Increase Fire Danger for Otago and Southland

News Desk - Sep 08, 2020

Increased fire dangers are forecast for Otago and Southland on Wednesday as predicted gale force winds cover the regions. Last week strong winds fanned many fires across…

Long-Term Outcomes Should be Priority in Tahr Management
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Long-Term Outcomes Should be Priority in Tahr Management

News Desk - Sep 01, 2020

The Game Animal Council welcomes greater involvement in the implementation of the 2020-21 Tahr Control Operational Plan outside Aoraki/Mt Cook and Westland Tai Poutini National Parks and…

Hunters for Conservation
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Hunters for Conservation

News Desk - Aug 20, 2020

The Game Animal Council is welcoming Conservation Week and highlighting the great conservation and community-led volunteer work done by hunters through the ‘Hunters for Conservation’ #huntingisconservation badge.…

New Maps to Help Himalayan Tahr Trophy Hunters
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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New Maps to Help Himalayan Tahr Trophy Hunters

News Desk - Aug 15, 2020

The Department of Conservation (DOC) says hunters seeking a trophy Himalayan tahr can now access new maps showing where mature bulls were seen during recent control operations.…

Commissioner’s Report on Estuaries Reinforces Direction
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Commissioner’s Report on Estuaries Reinforces Direction

News Desk - Aug 14, 2020

The release of the report, Managing our estuaries by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton this week reinforces Environment Southland’s direction for addressing issues affecting…

Night Cap: Timeline: A Look Back at the Year 1980
Environment, Funstuff
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Environment, Funstuff
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Night Cap: Timeline: A Look Back at the Year 1980

Entertainment - Aug 12, 2020

1980, that's 40 (forty) years ago, Night Cap will feature each year of the 80's. The start of the decade. It was a totally rad decade that…

Makers of Tyres, Plastic Packaging and Electronics Will Soon Have To Clean Up Their Own Trash
Business, Environment
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Business, Environment
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Makers of Tyres, Plastic Packaging and Electronics Will Soon Have To Clean Up Their Own Trash

News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

Businesses producing harmful products such as tyres, plastic packaging and electronics will soon have to start cleaning up their own trash. The new government policy, which was…