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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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