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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 >>

Minister refuses to take responsibility

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 12:03 pm | WWF

Nearly two months after the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) announced an independent review into its failure to prosecute fish dumping, Minister Nathan Guy will still not take responsibility for the unreported death of an endangered dolphin being investigated. More >>

Saving Māui dolphins: IWC calls for urgent action

Saturday, 9 July 2016, 8:52 pm | WWF

The world’s leading whale and dolphin scientists are alarmed that the New Zealand Government is not stepping up to save the critically endangered Māui dolphin, saying urgent action is needed, not more research. More >>

Big Jump events celebrate healthy rivers

Saturday, 9 July 2016, 8:09 pm | WWF

Vienna – WWF is organizing the Big Jump event again this year in Austria, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia and Serbia. Thousands of people will run and jump into the Danube and other rivers to show the need for their protection and also to celebrate the ... More >>

Commissioner for the Environment's report welcomed

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 2:36 pm | WWF

WWF-New Zealand today welcomed the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment's (PCE) commentary on the Government’s State of the Environment (SoE) report. More >>

Fishing industry spin on Kermadecs out of control

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 1:22 pm | WWF

As the Local Government and Environment Select Committee hears submissions on the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill today in Wellington, WWF-New Zealand has released an analysis exposing dubious fishing industry claims used to argue against full protection ... More >>

Failure to report dolphin death must be investigated

Friday, 20 May 2016, 12:25 pm | WWF

WWF-New Zealand is calling for the review of Operation Achilles, announced by the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI), to include why a Hector’s dolphin death caught on video camera was not reported and was not included in official mortality records. More >>

Challenge 55 – saving the last Māui dolphins

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 10:37 am | WWF

On May 5, WWF-New Zealand will launch ‘Challenge 55’ where New Zealanders join forces to save the last 55 Māui dolphins. More >>

Kiwis undergo Challenge to save the last 55 Māui dolphins

Friday, 29 April 2016, 3:39 pm | WWF

Whether it’s running 55km, picking up 55kg of rubbish or baking 55 cakes, New Zealanders are helping to save one of New Zealand’s most endangered animals. More >>

Fishing industry attempts to derail Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary

Friday, 29 April 2016, 3:09 pm | WWF

WWF-New Zealand has criticised the fishing industry’s attempt to derail the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary. More >>

New Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill Welcomed

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 2:01 pm | WWF

WWF-New Zealand welcomes today’s formal introduction of the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill as a major step forward in marine conservation. More >>

Govt papers prove EEZ was scratched from marine proposal

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 1:18 pm | WWF

Global conservation organisation WWF said today Marine Protected Areas Act briefing papers, released this week, prove that the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) was deliberately removed from the proposed legislation after 18 June 2015 – breaking earlier guarantees ... More >>

 

 

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