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A homecoming for native kōkako

Monday, 16 July 2018, 10:27 am | WWF-New Zealand

Kōkako made a triumphant return to Mount Pirongia on Saturday, when 14 birds with a special connection to the area were released on the maunga. More >>

Call to Reject Marine Mining in Endangered Dolphin Sanctuary

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 4:39 pm | WWF-New Zealand

WWF-New Zealand calls on Kiwis to Reject Marine Mining in Critically-Endangered Māui Dolphin Sanctuary More >>

WWF-New Zealand Applauds Commitment to Reduce Emissions

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 12:52 pm | WWF-New Zealand

The establishment of the Climate Leaders Coalition, a joint initiative of sixty New Zealand businesses who together represent just under half of this country’s emissions, is an unprecedented move towards solving climate change. More >>

World Rowing pledges to protect World Heritage sites

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 2:25 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Before the next Olympic Games begin in South Korea, the world’s oldest international sports federation, World Rowing (FISA) has become the first sporting body to pledge to protect World Heritage sites and their buffer zones More >>

The EPA Has Sold The Health of the Marine Environment

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 1:37 pm | WWF-New Zealand

WWF-New Zealand is really disappointed by today’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) decision to approve seabed mining in the habitat of New Zealand’s critically endangered Māui dolphins. More >>

Big Technological Step for Tracing Tuna Catches

Monday, 22 May 2017, 11:43 am | WWF-New Zealand

In a world-first for tuna fisheries, real-time verification and validation of fish deliveries from sea to port is being actioned through an innovative electronic reporting platform. More >>

NZ Govt Asked to Urge US to Stay in Paris Agreement

Friday, 5 May 2017, 4:47 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Today, WWF-New Zealand has written to the Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett and senior officials in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Ministry for the Environment, urging them to use diplomacy to encourage the United States of America to remain ... More >>

Māui Dolphin Challenge Launches

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 12:30 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Today, WWF-New Zealand officially launched the Māui Dolphin Challenge, a fundraising campaign to save one of New Zealand’s most endangered and beloved animals. The campaign challenges New Zealanders to fundraise by pledging to do something involving ... More >>

The cost of saving Māui dolphins

Monday, 3 April 2017, 8:50 am | WWF-New Zealand

A new report estimates that transitioning to dolphin-safe fishing in the habitat of New Zealand’s critically endangered Māui dolphin could be done for as little as $26 million dollars, said global conservation organisation WWF. Māui dolphins ... More >>

Fishers make extraordinary move to save Māui dolphins

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 8:13 am | WWF-New Zealand

Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand today hailed the commitment on Māui dolphin protection led by two New Zealand commercial fishing companies as ground breaking. Today, Moana New Zealand and Sanford Limited announced their commitment ... More >>

Scholarships, Suva and Sustainable Fish

Friday, 23 September 2016, 1:13 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Searing and soaring to success, Fiji chef Avikash Singh continues to live his culinary dream, graduating yesterday from Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand and taking home the celebrated Joie de Vivre award. More >>

Flap, Flap and Away – Great Kererū Count closes Sunday

Friday, 23 September 2016, 10:28 am | WWF-New Zealand

The Great Kererū Count team needs New Zealanders across the county to keep their eyes on the skies to help build up a comprehensive picture of where our native pigeon is – and isn't – found. The annual count closes this Sunday, 25th of September, ... More >>

NZ innovation shines in war against wasps

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 4:50 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Championing conservation innovation, a New Zealand-designed pest bait has been cited as a game changer in the fight against invasive wasps. More >>

WWF welcomes government commitment to fishing ban

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 2:11 pm | WWF-New Zealand

WWF-New Zealand welcomes today’s news that the government will progress the Kermadec/Rangitāhua Ocean Sanctuary in face of opposition from the fishing industry for protection of this ecologically important area. More >>

76% of New Zealanders support deep ocean inclusion in MPA

Monday, 1 August 2016, 12:55 pm | WWF-New Zealand

A new Colmar Brunton poll, released by conservation organisation WWF, shows 76% of New Zealanders support marine protected areas being able to be set up in our deep seas. More >>

New Zealand to be predator-free by 2050 – welcome news

Monday, 25 July 2016, 5:15 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Today’s announcement by Prime Minister John Key to make New Zealand predator-free by 2050 is welcomed by conservation organisation, WWF New-Zealand. More >>

New Zealanders support Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 10:26 am | WWF-New Zealand

New poll shows 89% of New Zealanders support Kermadec Ocean Sanctuar y - 19 May 2016 More >>

Government needs to come clean

Monday, 30 November 2015, 2:59 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand (30 November) - As the United Nations summit on climate change opens in Paris, John Key will tonight present a communique to the assembled governments on the need to end fossil fuel subsidies, while at home his government ... More >>

WWF opens 2014 Smart Gear Competition

Friday, 28 February 2014, 11:09 am | WWF-New Zealand

WWF is launching the 2014 International Smart Gear Competition, which seeks and supports innovative solutions to address fisheries bycatch, the unintentional catch of fish and other marine species. More >>

Low cost loans for solar panels is common sense

Monday, 17 February 2014, 2:05 pm | WWF-New Zealand

The Green Party proposal to provide low-cost loans to homeowners for solar panels was welcomed by WWF as a useful contribution to expanding renewable energy in New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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