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Bird of the Year halftime results

Monday, 4 November 2019, 10:46 am | Forest And Bird

Amid fevered Bird of the Year campaigning, Forest & Bird has issued a mid-election voting result update. Forest & Bird spokesperson Megan Hubscher says “As of Sunday 3rd November, the bird with the most ‘number one’ votes is the hoiho, ... More >>

Bird of the Year 2019 about to take off

Saturday, 26 October 2019, 5:16 pm | Forest And Bird

Voting is about to open for the fiercest, most exciting competition in Aotearoa - Forest & Bird’s Bird of the Year . More >>

Groups unite on freshwater policies for healthy water

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 8:52 am | Forest And Bird

Environment, health, recreation, and water infrastructure groups have come together to support four essential policies to save fresh water in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Public Health Association, Forest & Bird, Fish & Game New Zealand, Environmental ... More >>

Mining company's land buy raises serious concerns, says F&B

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 5:12 pm | Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird is concerned that about five hectares of a Significant Natural Area could be destroyed by OceanaGold's planned tailings dump near Waihi. More >>

Forest & Bird’s historic magazines added to Papers Past

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 10:11 am | Forest And Bird

New Zealand’s longest-running conservation magazine has just been added to the National Library’s Papers Past website. More >>

Bird of the Year spreads its wings

Saturday, 28 September 2019, 4:04 pm | Forest And Bird

Bird of the Year spreads its wings New Zealanders will be able to vote for a whole flock of their favourite native birds in Forest & Bird’s Bird of the Year contest this year. More >>

New option for protecting NZ sea lions on the table

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 8:32 am | Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird has released a proposal for a new sea lion protection area off the remote Auckland Islands calling it a win-win for New Zealand sea lions and commercial squid fishing. More >>

Forest & Bird Youth Wellington urges Wellingtonians to Vote

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 3:55 pm | Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird Youth Wellington is urging all Wellingtonians to carefully consider the environmental policies and attitudes of their local candidates when voting in upcoming local body elections. More >>

Forest & Bird calls for urgent action on ocean acidity

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:11 am | Forest And Bird

Greenhouse gas emissions could double the acidity of New Zealand’s oceans within 80 years, damaging sea life and the fishing industry, says a new report by Forest & Bird. More >>

New endangered species at risk from coal mining

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 1:38 pm | Forest And Bird

A new species of endangered moth is living on conservation land slated for an open-cast coal mine. More >>

Call for more funding to stop plague of wallabies

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:56 am | Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird says the government urgently needs to fund wallaby control, before the pest reaches plague proportions. More >>

Hope for the future of fresh water in New Zealand

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 12:46 pm | Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird is welcoming a new Government policy on fresh water, which will go a long way to restore waterways in New Zealand by curbing pollution and improving protection for wetland habitats. More >>

Water Conservation Order for Upper Ngaruroro River welcomed

Monday, 2 September 2019, 3:47 pm | Forest And Bird

Conservation, iwi and recreation groups that applied for a Water Conservation Order on the Ngaruroro River in Hawke’s Bay are celebrating the decision of a Special Tribunal to recommend a WCO on the upper river. More >>

Dairy industry’s environmental accountability undermined

Monday, 2 September 2019, 3:43 pm | Forest And Bird

The dairy industry’s decision to disband an environmental leaders group that includes representatives from outside the industry undermines the credibility and accountability of the industry’s attempts to reduce freshwater pollution, Forest & Bird says. ... More >>

ASA decides in favour of Forest & Bird freshwater advert

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 9:15 am | Forest And Bird

The Advertising Standards Authority has determined a Forest & Bird advertisement about freshwater degradation is responsible and truthful, despite a number of complaints being made. More >>

Waitaha River saved from hydro scheme

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 3:32 pm | Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird is celebrating the success of a campaign to protect the wild Waitaha River from a hydro scheme. The Government has turned down Westpower Limited’s application to build a 20MW hydro electricity scheme on the West Coast’s Waitaha River. "We’re ... More >>

Forest & Bird announces 2019 Bird of the Year dates

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 12:30 pm | Forest And Bird

Voting dates have been announced for one of New Zealand’s most hotly anticipated annual elections – Forest & Bird’s competition for Bird of the Year. More >>

Set nets push penguins closer to extinction

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 1:37 pm | Forest And Bird

An estimated 30 hoiho deaths in commercial set nets in the most recent annual data underlines the urgent need for action to stop the mainland population of the world’s rarest penguins becoming extinct, Forest and Bird says. More >>

Don’t gamble with last 60 Māui dolphins

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 10:38 am | Forest And Bird

Forest & Bird says WWF-NZ's plan for protecting Māui dolphins is based on testing unproven methods on a species that is almost extinct, and is urging the Government to reject the proposal. More >>

Fears for Waitakere kōkako with rats at record levels

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 4:16 pm | Forest And Bird

Rat numbers have soared to record winter levels in the Waitakere ranges' largest conservation project and emergency efforts are underway to protect endangered kōkako and other native wildlife. This season’s rat tracking results, at 32 percent, have ... More >>



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