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Curtailing Consultation And Diminishing Democracy Are Major Concerns

Sunday, 24 January 2021, 4:19 pm | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

by Andi Cockroft Chairman Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of NZ An Otago Daily Times report (23 January) that nearly two-thirds of Dunedin residents think public consultation is lacking at the Dunedin City Council, according to the latest ... More >>

Kaikoura Poaching Offence Highlights Need To Rein Fishing Corporates In - CORANZ

Friday, 13 November 2020, 6:11 am | CORANZ

It is well past time corporate fishing companies were reined in says the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations (CORANZ). CORANZ chairman Andi Cockroft”s comment was in response to recent court cases in which Talley Fisheries were found guilty ... More >>

NZ First’s Fish Farm Policy Lacks Credibility

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 12:15 pm | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

NZ First has promised to make up to $100 million available to expand marine farming and aquaculture, but an outdoor recreation council has slammed it saying the party is only serving its fishing company corporate bedfellows. Andi Cockroft, chairman ... More >>

Fish And Game Democracy Backed By Outdoor Council

Sunday, 30 August 2020, 2:02 pm | CORANZ

The Fish and Game organisation that administers and manages the public’s trout and salmon fishing and game bird shooting and currently subject to a government review, has been given a “thumbs up” from an outdoor recreation council. Council of Outdoor ... More >>

Outdoor Council Backs Fish And Game Under Threat

Saturday, 2 May 2020, 4:35 pm | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

The beleaguered Fish and Game organisation under threat by the Department of Conservation and the Minister of Conservation of a review has received strong backing from the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of NZ (CORANZ). CORANZ chairman Andi Cockroft ... More >>

Hunting Is A Legitimate, Humane Recreation Says Outdoors Council

Friday, 1 May 2020, 2:21 pm | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

A recent public opinion piece by World Animal Protection New Zealand condemning hunting has been roundly criticised by the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of NZ. “The slagging of duck hunting by WAPNZ is hypocritical, poorly based and ... More >>

Wellington’s Coastal Dumping Of Sewage And Waste

Monday, 6 April 2020, 3:27 pm | CORANZ

Dumping Sludge in the form of sewerage and waste water into Cook Strait is not only an environmental crime but reflected the capital city’s lack of priorities and mis-spending says the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of NZ (CORANZ). ... More >>

Democracy of Parliament’s Select Committees Being Eroded

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 9:42 am | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

The democracy of Parliament’s Select Committees is being eroded by drastic slashing of the public’s right to make full submissions says the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of New Zealand (CORANZ). More >>

DoC Not Truthful Saying Possums Are Bird Predators - CORANZ

Friday, 17 January 2020, 10:32 am | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

Claims by the Department of Conservation and some green groups that possums are eating birds eggs are incorrect and in any case, contrary to research says Andi Cockroft, chairman of Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of NZ (CORANZ), a national ... More >>

Bird Decline - A Warning of Ecological Crisis?

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 4:52 pm | CORANZ

New Zealand’s ecosystem is showing marked symptoms of ecological decline says the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations (CORANZ). More >>

Government’s broken promises over Foreign Land Sales

Monday, 15 April 2019, 8:49 am | CORANZ

The government has broken an election promise to stem the sale of farmland to foreigners says the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of NZ (CORANZ). More >>

Outdoors Solution to NZ’s Struggling Teenagers

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 10:18 am | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

Recent reports of New Zealand adolescents ranking high in OECD countries’ teenage suicide and pregnancies rates suggest a much deeper problem and the need for a culture-shift by governments with recognition of the value of outdoor recreation says the Council ... More >>

National’s Environmental Policy Lacks Any Credibility

Sunday, 24 February 2019, 3:07 pm | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

The National Party’s “Blue-Green” environmental policy document lacks integrity and credibility says an outdoor recreation council. More >>

Labour/NZ First Broken Promises on Recreational Fisheries

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 7:19 pm | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

Labour has broken its 2017 election promises about reforming fisheries management and in particular conducting a review of the Quota Management System says a national outdoor recreational council. More >>

Replace GDP with GPI Says CORANZ

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 4:31 pm | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

A national outdoor recreation council has welcomed Prime Minister Jacinda Adrian’s recent announcement that measuring the national’s progress by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was flawed. The growing realisation is that GDP was narrowly economic in focus ... More >>

Outdoor Council Agrees Nelson Marlborough Mining “Crazy"

Friday, 3 August 2018, 9:24 am | CORANZ

A government decision to call for prospecting mining permits for public lands in Nelson Marlborough is not only short-sighted and disrespectful to the environment but treachery says the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of NZ (CORANZ). More >>

Time to measure Nation’s Well-being on Quality of Life

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 11:17 am | CORANZ

A national outdoor recreation forum wants New Zealand to ditch the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a measurement of New Zealand’s progress and replace it with Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). Andi Cockroft, chairman of the Council of Outdoor Recreation ... More >>

LAWA Report on “Improved Rivers” Flawed

Wednesday, 25 April 2018, 1:05 pm | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

A recent report from Land and Water Aotearoa (LAWA) that water quality was now improving has been criticised as flawed and therefore giving a false impression. More >>

DoC Prying Spying Gets Caned

Wednesday, 25 April 2018, 12:58 pm | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

The Department of Conservation has been spying on the anti-1080 poison public using controversial security firm Thompson and Clark, National Radio’s “Checkpoint” recently reported. More >>

CORANZ Wants Oil Exploration Banned on Public Lands

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 2:14 pm | Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations

Council of Outdoor Recreation Assns of NZ (CORANZ) Outdoor Recreation Body Wants Oil Exploration Banned on Public Lands A nation wide outdoor recreation advocacy the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of New Zealand (CORANZ) wants oil ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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