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Livia Esterhazy appointed CEO of WWF-New Zealand

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 10:30 am | WWF

An experienced and highly connected business leader has been appointed to the helm of WWF-New Zealand. More >>

New WWF report: Illegal wildlife trafficking

Monday, 17 April 2017, 7:57 pm | WWF

A new WWF report published today urges for additional and immediate measures to halt the worrying trend in illegal trafficking for international trade of CITES-listed species in the world’s most ecologically important places, including World Heritage ... More >>

Death of Hector's Dolphins

Friday, 31 March 2017, 3:04 pm | WWF

Hector’s dolphin fatalities may highlight need for thorough investigation of marine mammal bycatch More >>

FSC disassociates from Schweighofer, following WWF complaint

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 1:23 pm | WWF

Vienna – WWF welcomes FSC’s decision today to disassociate from woodindustry company Holzindustrie Schweighofer (HS), and calls on the company to take action against illegal timber trade and address weaknesses in its management of timber. More >>

Open letter calling for action on climate change

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 2:26 pm | WWF

Just home from United Nations (UN) climate talks in Marrakech, Climate Change Minister, Paula Bennett was sent an open letter today from businesses, health professionals, climate scientists, academics, faith groups, and prominent New Zealanders calling ... More >>

$75,000 Awarded to Conservation Innovators

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 1:48 pm | WWF

Using drone trackers for wildlife research, monitoring health of waterways and developing an app to help Kauri conservation – these are the winning ideas of WWF’s 2016 Conservation Innovation Awards, announced today. More >>

New Report Gives Stark Warning on State of NZ’s Oceans

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 2:19 pm | WWF

Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand calls the new report ‘Our Marine Environment’, released today, a stark warning on the state of New Zealand’s oceans. More >>

Bycatch is the biggest killer of whales

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 4:32 pm | WWF

Bycatch is the biggest killer of whales: Time for the world to tackle the threat More >>

Good news on Māui dolphins no excuse for inaction

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 11:29 am | WWF

Today’s news that the number of Māui dolphins has probably increased is welcomed by conservation organisation WWF. More >>

Lure, Trap & Retreat captures NZ innovation

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 1:02 pm | WWF

Simple and sophisticated, a clever trap design is taking lizard capture and monitoring to the next level. More >>

Community conservation meets NZ innovation

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 1:23 pm | WWF

This is the founding principle of innovative iwi-led Uawanui Project which seeks to integrate conservation efforts alongside economic, social and cultural development and education. The project was a 2015 WWF Conservation Innovation Awards (CIA) winner. More >>

Nationwide search for conservation innovators kicks off

Sunday, 25 September 2016, 9:31 pm | WWF

Are you an inventor, an innovator, a creator? Could $25,000 help turn your idea into reality? More >>

Endangered dolphin death deserves proper investigation

Friday, 16 September 2016, 2:01 pm | WWF

The government today released a limited report on its failure to prosecute fish dumping outlined in Operation Achilles report, but has failed to address why an endangered Hector’s dolphin death that was caught on camera was never officially reported, ... More >>

Endangered dolphin death deserves proper investigation

Friday, 16 September 2016, 1:59 pm | WWF

The government today released a limited report on its failure to prosecute fish dumping outlined in Operation Achilles report, but has failed to address why an endangered Hector’s dolphin death that was caught on camera was never officially reported, ... More >>

Great Kererū Count takes to the skies

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 3:51 pm | WWF

The Great Kererū Count takes flight tomorrow and New Zealanders across the county are asked to keep their eyes on the skies to help build up a comprehensive picture of where our native pigeon is - and isn't - found. More >>

NZ Govt Refuses to Support International Marine Protection

Saturday, 10 September 2016, 12:49 pm | WWF

NZ Govt Refuses to Support International Marine Protection Motion Today, at the World Conservation Congress, environmental group WWF branded the New Zealand Government’s refusal to support a motion on expanding marine protection as out of step with marine ... More >>

NZ Government needs to back protection for world’s oceans

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 2:02 pm | WWF

This week, the New Zealand government has an excellent opportunity to vote yes at the IUCN World Conservation Congress (in Hawaii) by listening to marine science, meeting its international commitments and supporting the 96 per cent of Kiwis who ... More >>

World Heritage meeting reveals emerging threats to Pirin

Sunday, 17 July 2016, 4:43 pm | WWF

Istanbul - The UNESCO World Heritage Committee today expressed concern over three sites facing severe pressures from harmful industrial activities, but failed to take bold action to protect them. More >>

MPI’s action for albatross protection – welcome news

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 5:00 pm | WWF

Today’s announcement that the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) will prosecute fishing-related albatross deaths is welcomed by conservation organisation, WWF New-Zealand. More >>

New MPI investigation into dolphin death not enough

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 9:56 am | WWF

After increasing pressure from NGOs and the public, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has just confirmed that it will now investigate a Hector’s dolphin – whose death, in a fishing net, the Ministry has had video footage of for three years and ... More >>

 

 

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