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CEAC Challenge To Waka Kotahi WK/NZTA

Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 11:21 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Waka Kotahi Regional Manager of Maintenance and Operations says; “Contractors will use a method called ‘foamed bitumen stabilisation’ to improve the pavement. This treatment, while it hasn’t yet been used in Tairāwhiti, is a commonly used ... More >>

Road Dust: An Overlooked Urban Pollutant

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 3:07 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

CEAC has reviewed the latest report from Science Media Centre regarding “First Microplastics Found In Antarctic Snow – Expert Reaction” and agree 100% with their findings here, as we at CEAC have been saying for years now that tyre dust ... More >>

Govt Must Mass Covid 19 Test For All Citizens Now

Wednesday, 16 February 2022, 2:33 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Due to Government opening up the border soon we propose the following: Make the use of home based use of “free Home kit tests for rapid saliva Antigen tests allowable for all citizens” as most overseas countries do. National Party leader Christopher ... More >>

CEAC Wants A Radical Reorganisation Of Kiwi Rail Since Ineffective CEO Greg Miller Resigns

Sunday, 28 November 2021, 6:08 pm | CEAC

With KiwiRail in a state of flux, our region now has the opportunity to plan for a ‘fit for purpose’ railway service to fulfil the needs of Gisborne & HB using ‘local knowledge and expertise’ that has been at the coalface for years, ... More >>

Kiwi Rail If You Don’t Restore Gisborne Rail Give It Back

Monday, 22 November 2021, 6:36 am | CEAC

From Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre Kiwi Rail current CEO Greg Miller said several times over the last two years that he will not re-open the Gisborne section of the rail service for freight and passenger services for this highly productive ... More >>

CEAC Calls Again For Government Serious Action On Climate Change Now

Monday, 25 October 2021, 5:54 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Government - if you are not convinced yet, at the gravity of this issue please; - watch as the weather is changing as this year we have had the greatest weather damage in our provincial regions around NZ this year. We need rail to reduce the ... More >>

CEAC Again Calls Govt To Transport Waste By Rail Not By Road To Reduce Pollution & Climate Emissions

Sunday, 17 October 2021, 7:49 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

The Government’s previous announcement that it will invest in recycling and change the waste levy to reduce our waste is 100% supported by CEAC, and further consideration must also be given to the ‘transportation of this hazardous waste in using regulatory ... More >>

Medsafe Must Follow Covid 19 Coronavirus Testing As Australia: Rapid Antigen Home-Testing Plan.

Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 9:42 am | CEAC

NZME News reports; “ Covid 19 coronavirus Australia: Rapid antigen home-testing available from November 1 Rapid antigen testing is already being used in a number of settings across Australia, such as in aged care homes and in some MIQ facilities. ... More >>

CEAC: Govt Must Increase Mass Testing For All Citizens Now

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 7:03 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Due to Government opening up the border to overseas workers for permanent settling we propose the following: NZ Ministry of Health do not have adequate data yet to understand the nature of who has been exposed to Covid 19 and recovered; and must ... More >>

CEAC Has Support For Rapid Antigen Test For Truckies Covid 19 Test From Australian Top Epidemiologist

Monday, 13 September 2021, 6:22 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

September 12th 2021 Professor McLaws has long advocated for better practices in quarantine hotels, including enhanced ventilation, more testing and better separation of COVID-positive guests. She has also called for rapid antigen testing on day one ... More >>

CEAC Supports Our Transport Industry With Covid 19 'Rapid Antigen Test' At Borders As Australia UK, And US Does

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 8:10 pm | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

NSW has a week ago switched to “ Rapid antigen tests ” stating they are quick and easy and allow NSW Health to help find COVID-19 in people who do not have symptoms”. Last week we wrote in favour of Government policy to ‘go fast to fight Covid 19’. ... More >>

CEAC Agrees With Govt' To ‘go Fast’ Again Fighting COVID

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 9:50 am | CEAC

CEAC Agrees With Govt' To ‘go Fast’ Again Fighting COVID 19 Outbreak but using US Approved Rapid Saliva Testing. Back in March 17th 2020 - WHO (world health Organisation) warned the global community test, test, test, everyone suspected of COVID 19 virus ... More >>

Today’s IPCC Code Red Report Makes Clear, There Is No Time For Delay And No Room For Excuses Government

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 9:07 am | Citizens Environmental Advocacy Centre

Now the evidence is our code red signal to now decarbonise our road freight industry CEAC NOW challenges Nick Leggett spokesperson for the ‘road freight industry’ (RTF) to support rail freight and reduce truck use as he must now reduce (ICE) internal ... More >>

CEAC Calls On Government To Replace Kiwi Rail Board Members Who Are Ineffective

Friday, 30 July 2021, 6:28 am | CEAC

The News hub press news article on 28/7/21 complaints about a lack of leadership of the Kiwi rail Board of Directors has merit as CEAC has long complained about several incidents about Kiwi rail executives allowing HB/Gisborne rail to lapse into a state ... More >>

CEAC Claims Biofuel Truck Use Is Found To Damage Environment Far More Than Electric Vehicles

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 6:33 am | CEAC

CEAC warns that use of trucks with biodiesel will cause far more damage to environment than using electric trucks, overseas studies have found that production of biofuels for use in diesel truck engines will speed up the climate change, not slow it down ... More >>

CEAC Supports NZ Government Stand On Condemning Malicious Cyber Activity By Chinese State-sponsored Actors

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 8:30 am | CEAC

In our review of the NZ Governments press release stand on “Condemning Malicious Cyber Activity By Chinese State-sponsored Actors” was claimed to be carried out as a robust technical attribution process in relation to this activity by our own ... More >>

CEAC Support The Government Plan On Electric Heavy Trucks Rollout

Friday, 9 July 2021, 2:08 pm | CEAC

Our CEAC Review of “ Government ‘keeps On Trucking’ As It Speeds Up Electrification Of The Heavy Fleet” article posted on Friday, 9 July 2021 shows promise to the plans of Government reducing heavy freight transport emissions with a co-funding ... More >>

CEAC Wants Government To Add All Electric Freight Trucks And Trains To 'Free Rebate' Scheme

Sunday, 13 June 2021, 4:54 pm | CEAC

New Zealand is rapidly falling behind in legislation to clean up its environment with many European nations stopping the sale of internal combustion engine vehicles (ICE vehicles) by 2030 – less than ten years in the future. On Sunday 13th June ... More >>

The Experts' Reaction Was Mute As No Rail Freight Over Truck Freight Mentioned Yet Globally Most Are Switching To Rail

Friday, 11 June 2021, 10:49 am | CEAC

‘Climate Commission’s Final Advice Calls For Step-up On Climate Action – Expert Reaction’ OUR REVIEW Considering the mass of experts assembled here to review with expert views on the Climate commissions final report to government it was another ... More >>

CEAC Joins With Gisborne Rail Advocates Calling To Restore Rail & Reduce Transport Climate Change Emissions.

Monday, 31 May 2021, 9:53 am | CEAC

CEAC fully support Gisborne rail advocates and engineers last week calling to restore freight and passenger rail services wrongly cut 9yrs ago in December 2012 as restoring rail services will reduce transport emissions and retore our environment to a cleaner ... More >>





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