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Ecological Areas are not for Flooding

Monday, 16 September 2002, 9:59 am | ECO

Suggestions by Energy Minister Pete Hodgson that the Conservation Act should be amended to allow conservation areas to be made available for other purposes were rejected with impatience and anger today by the chair of the Environment and Conservation ... More >>

Survey: Coalition Choices Crucial for Environment

Wednesday, 24 July 2002, 2:07 pm | ECO

The make-up of any coalition after the election will be crucial for the environment according to a report which contains an analysis of party policies released today by environment, conservation and recreation organisations. The Vote for the Environment ... More >>

GE Business Influence on Government Deplored

Wednesday, 10 July 2002, 3:02 pm | ECO

THE INFLUENCE of environmentally damaging business interests on government policy and actions needs to be scrutinized more closely, and public servants need to be reminded not to lend themselves to cover-ups, says the Environment and Conservation ... More >>

Coalition Throws Down The Environmental Gauntlet

Thursday, 4 July 2002, 11:31 am | ECO

The Vote for the Environment Campaign today released its comprehensive portfolio of preferred environmental policies, the Environmental Charter, for the 2002 Election. This is the fifth election which the groups have produced a Charter and challenged ... More >>

Vote for the Environment Campaign: Three Events

Thursday, 27 June 2002, 9:41 am | ECO

Organised every election year by a coalition comprising Environment and Conservation Organisations of New Zealand (ECO), Greenpeace NZ, Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society and Federated Mountain Clubs. More >>

Two ECO Seminars - Climate Change & Well-being

Saturday, 22 June 2002, 6:05 pm | ECO

(details below) Thursday 27 June 2002, Rutherford House, 23 Lambton Quay, Wellington. Sponsored by: The Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ The School of Business and Public Management, Victoria University of Wellington; Others (tbc) More >>

ECO Conference 2002, July 27-28

Friday, 21 June 2002, 11:24 am | ECO

Massey University, Wellington Campus, Wallace Street, Wellington Tapu Te Ranga Marae, 44 Rhine Street, Island Bay, Wellington More >>

Greenhouse Policy Caves In To Polluter Pressure

Tuesday, 30 April 2002, 1:21 pm | ECO

The Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ, ECO, the alliance of 65 organisations with a concern for the environment, today called on people who want action on climate change to speak up. ECO today reacted angrily to what it said is the government’s ... More >>

Fish Leave Sour Taste

Thursday, 7 March 2002, 9:16 am | ECO

Fishing Industry Overturning Of North Island Hector's Dolphin Protection Deplored More >>

Government Puts Business Before Environment

Tuesday, 18 December 2001, 5:12 pm | ECO

Environment Minister Marian Hobbs is putting business concerns ahead of the environment with today's announcement of changes to the Resource Management Act. More >>

Peter Blake Mourned; Message Lives On

Friday, 7 December 2001, 10:22 am | ECO

Sir Peter Blake's death in Amazonia is a huge loss to the global environment as well as to his family and to sailing says Cath Wallace, co-chair of the Environment and Conservation Organisations of New Zealand, ECO. He will be mourned in many circles ... More >>

Conservationists will oppose ANY hardrock mine

Wednesday, 29 August 2001, 1:07 pm | ECO

Conservationists will strenuously resist any hardrock mining in the Victoria State Forest Park, including the scaled down mine proposed by GRD Macraes under their original Crown Minerals Act application, says Cath Wallace, of the Environment and Conservation ... More >>

Sandra Lee Gets Standing Ovation for Mine Decision

Sunday, 26 August 2001, 1:50 pm | ECO

Representatives of environment and conservation organisations from throughout New Zealand tonight gave Conservation Minister, Hon Sandra Lee, a standing ovation at the ECO annual conference being held in Wanganui. More >>

ECO Annual Conference. Wanganui 24-26 August.

Thursday, 23 August 2001, 9:54 am | ECO

The Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ (ECO) will bring the environment and the community into focus this Friday and weekend, with their 30th annual ECO conference. More >>

GRD Globe Progress Mine Proposal Too Destructive

Monday, 20 August 2001, 4:44 pm | ECO

"Conservation Minister Sandra Lee has done the right thing in declining the Globe Hill mine application over 550ha for a huge high impact gold mine in Victoria Conservation Park, and is to be applauded says the Environment and Conservation Organisations, ... More >>

De-Listing Powers Opposed

Thursday, 16 August 2001, 3:19 pm | ECO

Executive Powers to De-list Government Departments Dangerous & Need Wide Public Discussion: State Sector Amendment Bill De-Listing Powers Opposed More >>

Panel's Plans to Reduce RMA Public Participation

Thursday, 12 July 2001, 8:43 am | ECO

Recommendations by the Business Compliance Cost Panel to reduce the public’s right to have a say in resource management processes have met with strong opposition from environment groups. More >>

Protection Of Timberland's Forests Welcomed

Thursday, 31 May 2001, 11:40 am | ECO

The transfer to protected status of the West coast forests formerly held by the state owned logging company, Timberlands West Coast has been warmly welcomed today by the national alliance of organisations with a concern for the environment, ECO. More >>

Changes to Resource Management Bill Supported

Wednesday, 9 May 2001, 9:11 am | ECO

The environmental coalition, ECO, today welcomed the recommendations of the Local Government and Environment Committee on the Resource Management Amendment Bill. More >>

Hoki Fishery Certification Misleads Consumers

Wednesday, 14 March 2001, 2:25 pm | ECO

The New Zealand hoki fishery is environmentally destructive and should not have been certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) says ECO, New Zealand's organisation of 65 organisations with a concern for the environment. More >>

   

 

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