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Our Seas Our Future applaud Zero Carbon Bill but more needed

Friday, 8 November 2019, 8:45 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) is supporting the passage of the Zero Carbon Bill in Parliament on Thursday. The new legislation will provide a framework for carbon neutrality and commit New Zealand to net-zero emissions by 2050. More >>

Container Return Scheme development welcomed

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 11:21 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) welcomes the announcement that work has begun to develop a beverage container return scheme for New Zealand. More >>

Fishing Industry Spin on Maui Conservation

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:24 am | Our Seas Our Future

A series of full page advertisements in the Dominion Post by Seafood NZ is suggestive of an industry throwing its weight and money behind a ‘lip service’ campaign to reassure the public of a sustainable industry. Science Advisor for Our Seas Our ... More >>

Hector’s and Māui Dolphin TMP Critical to their Survival

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 2:41 pm | Our Seas Our Future

OSOF welcomes the public consultation of the Threat Management Plan Review for protecting Hector’s and Māui dolphins from fishing-related and other threats. More >>

Commitment to Sustainable Fisheries a Contradiction

Friday, 7 June 2019, 12:51 pm | Our Seas Our Future

OSOF is disappointed at the announcement today that the Government will only be paying for up to 28 cameras systems to be fitted onboard commercial fishing vessels. More >>

Wellbeing Budget under delivers on Environmental Wellbeing

Friday, 31 May 2019, 8:49 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future welcomes New Zealand’s first Wellbeing Budget 2019 for addressing the well-being of people, and our environment. More >>

Our Seas Our Future says More Marine Reserves are needed

Monday, 13 May 2019, 10:39 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) is encouraged at the announcement of protection proposed for south-eastern South Island by the South-East Marine Protection Forum , with the choice of the larger area of protection favoured. More >>

Our Seas Our Future supports Zero Carbon Bill

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 9:09 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) is pleased at the announcement of the Zero Carbon Bill presented by the Government today. Once enacted, this key piece of legislation will lock New Zealand to its commitment of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. More >>

OSOF applauds School Climate Strike Success

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 9:16 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) would like to applaud those who participated in the School Strike for Climate which took place on Friday and involved tens of thousands of school students . As a non-profit charity organisation dedicated to raising awareness on ... More >>

Your fisheries – Your say

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 12:59 pm | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) is pleased to support the ‘Your Fisheries – Your say’ Consultation, which will allow the public to voice their concerns and recommendations on matters relating to the New Zealand fisheries management system. More >>

Plastic bag ban the first bold step of many

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 12:35 pm | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future is pleased to see the Government take a stand to phase out single-use plastic bags in New Zealand. The move symbolises that the Ministry for the Environment has taken into account over 9300 submissions made by individuals, businesses and ... More >>

OSOF supports New Zealand’s coastal waters as a Hope Spot

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 9:49 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future supports and welcomes the inclusion of New Zealand’s coastal waters as a Mission Blue Hope Spot. More >>

Air New Zealand takes flight on single-use plastic

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 4:25 pm | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future would like to applaud Air New Zealand for it’s recent pledge to abandon a number of single use plastics items used onboard flights. By doing so it is estimated that the airline will single handedly reduce the use of approximately ... More >>

New Plastics Economy Commitment Declaration

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 7:54 pm | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future is pleased to support the recent government decision to sign the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment declaration. Whilst this move is by no means a final solution for marine plastic pollution, we hope that this commitment ... More >>

Our Seas Our Future welcomes Countdown decision

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 8:43 am | Our Seas Our Future

The decision today by Countdown to no longer sell packs of single-use straws has been welcomed by the non-profit marine conservation organisation Our Seas Our Future (OSOF). More >>

OSOF urges Ministry to extend proposed bag ban

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 1:47 pm | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future supports the proposed ban on single-use plastic bags, and have welcomed the opportunity to comment on the Ministry for the Environment’s Waste Free Future Consultation. More >>

Government announces nationwide plastic bag ban

Saturday, 11 August 2018, 2:47 pm | Our Seas Our Future

Government announces nationwide plastic bag ban Our Seas Our Future supports the New Zealand Government’s decision to phase out plastic bags across the country in the next 12 months. More >>

Our Seas Our Future welcomes NZ's commitment to CleanSeas

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 1:24 pm | Our Seas Our Future

OSOF welcomes the recent announcement by Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage that New Zealand has signed a pledge and joined the United Nations-led CleanSeas campaign to rid our oceans of plastic. More >>

Our Seas Our Future welcomes support for plastic bag ban

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 12:32 pm | Our Seas Our Future

OSOF welcomes the call by Greenpeace and the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand, urging a regulatory ban of single-use plastic bags. OSOF joins a list of organisations and councils as a co-signatory on a letter presented to Conservation Minister Eugenie ... More >>

Our Seas Our Future Welcomes Govt Decision on Microbeads

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 11:57 am | Our Seas Our Future

The decision yesterday by the New Zealand Government to ban the sale and manufacturing of plastic microbeads has been welcomed by the non-profit marine conservation organisation Our Seas Our Future (OSOF). More >>

 

 

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