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Hihi chicks stretch their wings

Tuesday, 18 November 2008, 12:20 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

The first six hihi youngsters hatched this spring at Ark in the Park in the Waitakere Ranges are off to a flying start. More >>

Dairy figures no cause for congratulations

Friday, 14 November 2008, 3:46 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Horizons Regional Council should be ashamed of its latest press release patting dairy farmers in the Manawatu-Wanganui region on the back for their efforts to fix problems leading to breaches of their effluent discharge consents, according to Forest ... More >>

Key findings on Clean Streams Accord

Monday, 10 November 2008, 4:59 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

The key findings of Fish & Game and Forest & Bird's review of the Dairying and Clean Streams Accord have not been challenged by Federated Farmers' so-called "peer review" released today. More >>

Tui takes lead in first week of voting

Wednesday, 15 October 2008, 10:01 am | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

The tui has taken the lead in the first week of voting in Forest & Bird's 2008 Bird of the Year poll. More >>

South Island coast-to-coast corridor completed

Wednesday, 8 October 2008, 4:19 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Forest & Bird congratulates the Government on its purchase of St James Station to create a high country conservation park. More >>

National's support for conservation welcomed

Monday, 8 September 2008, 1:18 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Forest & Bird has welcomed National's stated commitment to conservation in its policy released today. More >>

Ministry of Fisheries in denial on shark finning

Friday, 5 September 2008, 12:13 am | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Forest & Bird’s call for a New Zealand ban on shark finning – cutting off the high-priced fins of sharks and dumping the rest of the body at sea – is gathering support among New Zealanders, who are disgusted by the practice. More >>

Biodiversity critical in emissions trading scheme

Sunday, 24 August 2008, 2:33 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Forest & Bird urges Labour, New Zealand First and the Green Party to agree to a biodiversity standard in the Government's emissions trading scheme. More >>

Wrong decision on Wairau hydro scheme

Tuesday, 5 August 2008, 5:55 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Forest & Bird is disappointed at Marlborough District Council's failure to protect the Wairau River by allowing TrustPower to build a hydro power scheme. More >>

Public demand to protect Hector's dolphins

Friday, 30 May 2008, 1:10 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

The Government has responded to the overwhelming public support for measures to protect New Zealand's endangered Hector's and Maui's dolphins, according to Forest & Bird. More >>

Second wave of stitchbirds to Ark in the Park

Tuesday, 20 May 2008, 4:52 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Another 60 endangered hihi, or stitchbirds, are joining their mates at Auckland’s Ark in the Park on Wednesday, May 21. More >>

Refusal of marine reserve shows lack of commitment

Friday, 16 May 2008, 4:40 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

The Government’s refusal to establish a marine reserve off Great Barrier Island demonstrates its lack of commitment to marine protection, Forest &Bird says. More >>

Seabed prospecting threatens Maui’s dolphin

Thursday, 1 May 2008, 11:42 am | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

The issuing of a new permit allowing prospecting for minerals under the seabed off the North Island coast poses threats to critically endangered Maui’s dolphins, Forest & Bird says. More >>

Hakatere Park extensions welcomed

Thursday, 1 May 2008, 11:40 am | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

New conservation land protects a spectacular diversity of river and glacier-carved landscapes in the Upper Rangitata and Rakaia braided river valleys.  Extensive areas of tussock grasslands, wetlands, river beds, forest remnants and rare shrublands ... More >>

DOC job losses concern for conservation

Tuesday, 22 April 2008, 9:56 am | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

The implications of changes in the structure of the Department of Conservation will be watched with caution, Forest & Bird says. More >>

Ministerial panel supports effective pest control

Tuesday, 15 April 2008, 2:29 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Forest & Bird is pleased that a ministerial panel has supported effective protection of the environment from damage by introduced browsing pests. More >>

Forest & Bird supports request to call in consent

Sunday, 13 April 2008, 2:35 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Forest & Bird supports the request by West Coast councils for the Environment Minister to “call in” Meridian’s resource consent application to build a hydro dam on the Mokihinui River. More >>

Coal blockade benefits biodiversity

Wednesday, 26 March 2008, 12:11 am | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

The West Coast Branch of the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society has welcomed the blockade of a coal carrier in Lyttleton Harbour by the Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior. More >>

Forest & Bird calls on Meridian to come clean

Wednesday, 19 March 2008, 3:41 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Meridian Energy should come clean and make public an independent report that is believed to have advised the power company not to go ahead with a hydro scheme on the Mokihinui River, Forest & Bird says. More >>

Help save our seas from a tide of filth!

Saturday, 8 March 2008, 1:58 pm | Royal Forest And Bird Protection Society

Forest & Bird’s beach clean-up at Wellington’s Oriental Bay gathered a mountain of garbage including everything from a used syringe to a hat. More >>

   

 

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