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Freshwater Fund for Wetlands?

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 12:52 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Federated Farmers have been working with DairyNZ to analyse the $100m freshwater fund policy, recently announced by the National Party. The outcome was very positive with both parties agreeing the fund could deliver improved water quality around New ... More >>

Communities For Clean Water

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 12:36 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

New Zealanders care passionately about the quality of water in our lakes, rivers and creeks. Good water quality is critical to this country's long term future, so today NZ Landcare Trust is launching 'Communities for Clean Water,' a campaign that ... More >>

Communities for Clean Water

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 9:27 am | NZ Landcare Trust

NZ Landcare Trust will shortly embark on a campaign to highlight the role communities can play in helping to improve water quality in New Zealand. The 'Communities for Clean Water' campaign will build up to a national event unfolding over the weekend ... More >>

Pride of NZ Regional Winner

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 12:22 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

NZ Landcare Trust's Landcare Ambassador Todd Hamilton from Whangarei Heads is one of the regional winners of the Pride of New Zealand 2014 Awards. Todd won the Upper North Island 'Environmental Award' for his tireless work helping to protect and regenerate ... More >>

Vision for the Pomahaka Catchment

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 12:21 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

A new NZ Landcare Trust report, 'Pomahaka Catchment: Issues and Options to Improve Water Quality' is the result of a one year initiative working with farmers and landowners within the Pomahaka catchment in Otago. More >>

Lake Ngaroto Plan Released

Monday, 11 August 2014, 1:23 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

The NZ Landcare Trust has completed an important milestone in the three year Ministry for the Environment (MfE) Community Environment Fund Lake Ngaroto project by releasing a 'whole of catchment' plan. More >>

Dame Devoy Launches Bi-lingual Guide

Friday, 25 July 2014, 12:55 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Winter sunshine greeted the launch of NZ Landcare Trust's newest publication 'Waikato River Restoration: A Bi-lingual Guide,' in Hamilton today. Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy was the guest of honour, officially launching the guide in front ... More >>

Publication Launch to Celebrate Māori Language Week

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 2:35 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Today sees the start of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Maori language week). NZ Landcare Trust is planning to celebrate on Thursday 24 July by launching an innovative new bi-lingual publication. Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy will be the ... More >>

Commissioner to Launch Bi-lingual Guide to the Waikato River

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 5:32 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

The Waikato River has been through a period of environmental decline, but thanks to a collaborative approach its future is looking much brighter. That's the sentiment behind a new publication due to be launched by Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan ... More >>

Trust Delighted By Prestigious Award For CEO

Monday, 4 August 2008, 2:11 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

The New Zealand Landcare Trust was delighted to learn that its new CEO, Dr Nick Edgar, has been awarded the Cawthron Institute’s inaugural Science Leader Award. More >>

Work to ‘streamline’ native plants effort

Tuesday, 25 September 2007, 1:39 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Efforts to find the most farmer-friendly ways to establish native plants on river banks are continuing with a new approach—establishing pasture grasses first. More >>

Study results bring more clarity for lakes

Tuesday, 7 August 2007, 4:28 pm | NZ Landcare Trust

Results from a study aimed at reducing nutrient loss from farms into Rotorua lakes show that mitigation efforts can make a real difference, and can also increase farm profitability. More >>