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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 >>

‘Love Our Gulf’ Beach events to help raise awareness

Friday, 17 January 2014, 3:49 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Residents and visitors are invited to participate in special WWF on-shore ‘beach’ events in Auckland and Waikato this summer as part of a campaign to show just how much we love the Hauraki Gulf – New Zealand’s largest and most used marine park. More >>

New measure not enough to stop Maui’s extinction

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 9:13 am | WWF-New Zealand

The world’s smallest and rarest marine dolphins are still on the path to extinction after the New Zealand government announced limited measures to protect Maui’s dolphins, warns global conservation organisation, WWF. More >>

Govt ignores DOC - Maui’s dolphins at risk of extinction

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 10:16 am | WWF-New Zealand

Information obtained under the Official Information Act shows that the Government ignored DOC advice that the interim measures to protect Maui’s do not go far enough, said WWF today. More >>

Maui’s death highlights how close species is to extinction

Sunday, 15 September 2013, 10:34 am | WWF-New Zealand

The apparent death of a Maui’s dolphin near Dargaville is deeply worrying given how close the species already is to extinction, said WWF- NZ Marine Species Advocate Milena Palka. More >>

 

 

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