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Successful Tahr Study Could Provide Additional Hunting Opportunities
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Successful Tahr Study Could Provide Additional Hunting Opportunities

News Desk - Nov 16, 2020

A Game Animal Council funded study has established it is possible to contain male tahr on private land providing additional hunting opportunities and potentially reducing conflict between…

SIT Research Project into Microplastics in Invercargill Waterways Recognised Nationally for Development.
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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SIT Research Project into Microplastics in Invercargill Waterways Recognised Nationally for Development.

News Desk - Oct 04, 2020

A Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) environmental research project on microplastics in Invercargill waterways has been recognised nationally for its potential to be rolled out across the…

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…

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…

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…

Regional Sector Welcomes Jobs For Nature Investment
Environment, New Zealand
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Environment, New Zealand
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Regional Sector Welcomes Jobs For Nature Investment

News Desk - Jul 06, 2020

Local Government’s Regional Sector are welcoming an announcement today of over $162 million in central government funding for 22 regional and unitary council Jobs for Nature projects,…