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Our Seas Our Future Welcomes Leaders’ Pledge For Nature

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 6:56 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future welcomes yesterday’s release of the Leaders’ Pledge for Nature and urges Kiwi leaders to pledge their commitment to nature and take action on their campaign promises. Jacinda Arden joined 63 other global leaders who signed ... More >>

Our Seas Our Future Encouraged By Green Party “Thriving Oceans Plan”

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 5:57 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) is encouraged by the Green Party’s marine policy to protect and restore our seas and oceans, as outlined in its Thriving Oceans Plan. OSOF representative, Noel Jhinku, says that the policy recognises the need to address ... More >>

Our Seas Our Future Welcomes Govt’s Plastic Plan Announcement

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 1:12 pm | Our Seas Our Future

  Our Seas Our Future welcomes today’s Government’s announcement by Minister Sage of a plan to phase out more single-use and problem plastics to reduce waste and protect the environment. Our Seas Our Future Founder, Noel Jhinku, says, ... More >>

Our Seas Our Future Welcomes New Protection For Dolphins

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 11:29 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future says the Government’s revised Māui and Hector’s Threat Management Plan, released yesterday, will provide greater protection for the endangered dolphin species, but unfortunately, there are still areas in the plan that need improvement. ... More >>

Thousands Of Cigarette Butts Accumulated In One Hour

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 9:04 am | Our Seas Our Future

More than 80 volunteers across the country joined Our Seas Our Future over Seaweek, collecting over 6,250 cigarette butts in one hour. The non-profit marine conservation group ran a series of cigarette butts focused clean-ups last week on some of New ... More >>

Our Seas Our Future Tackles Cigarette Butt Waste

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 9:01 am | Our Seas Our Future

For Seaweek 2020, Our Seas Our Future is holding a series of clean-ups across the country targeting one of the most littered item in the world, cigarette butts. The ongoing campaign, No Butts, aims to highlight the negative environmental effects ... More >>

No Place For Dirty Politics In Fisheries

Friday, 28 February 2020, 1:53 pm | Our Seas Our Future

The Government’s response to new revelations that one of the country’s biggest fishing companies, Talley’s, and its managing director has donated tens of thousands of undisclosed dollars to the New Zealand First Foundation is unacceptable. “The ... More >>

Our Seas Our Future welcomes second phase of plastics ban

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 12:55 pm | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future welcomes Prime Minister Jacinda Arden’s announcement that the Government is aiming to phase out another round of single-use hard plastics, made of PVC and Polystyrene. More >>

Our Seas Our Future applaud Zero Carbon Bill but more needed

Friday, 8 November 2019, 8:45 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) is supporting the passage of the Zero Carbon Bill in Parliament on Thursday. The new legislation will provide a framework for carbon neutrality and commit New Zealand to net-zero emissions by 2050. More >>

Container Return Scheme development welcomed

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 11:21 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) welcomes the announcement that work has begun to develop a beverage container return scheme for New Zealand. More >>

Fishing Industry Spin on Maui Conservation

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:24 am | Our Seas Our Future

A series of full page advertisements in the Dominion Post by Seafood NZ is suggestive of an industry throwing its weight and money behind a ‘lip service’ campaign to reassure the public of a sustainable industry. Science Advisor for Our Seas Our ... More >>

Hector’s and Māui Dolphin TMP Critical to their Survival

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 2:41 pm | Our Seas Our Future

OSOF welcomes the public consultation of the Threat Management Plan Review for protecting Hector’s and Māui dolphins from fishing-related and other threats. More >>

Commitment to Sustainable Fisheries a Contradiction

Friday, 7 June 2019, 12:51 pm | Our Seas Our Future

OSOF is disappointed at the announcement today that the Government will only be paying for up to 28 cameras systems to be fitted onboard commercial fishing vessels. More >>

Wellbeing Budget under delivers on Environmental Wellbeing

Friday, 31 May 2019, 8:49 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future welcomes New Zealand’s first Wellbeing Budget 2019 for addressing the well-being of people, and our environment. More >>

Our Seas Our Future says More Marine Reserves are needed

Monday, 13 May 2019, 10:39 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) is encouraged at the announcement of protection proposed for south-eastern South Island by the South-East Marine Protection Forum , with the choice of the larger area of protection favoured. More >>

Our Seas Our Future supports Zero Carbon Bill

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 9:09 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) is pleased at the announcement of the Zero Carbon Bill presented by the Government today. Once enacted, this key piece of legislation will lock New Zealand to its commitment of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. More >>

OSOF applauds School Climate Strike Success

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 9:16 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) would like to applaud those who participated in the School Strike for Climate which took place on Friday and involved tens of thousands of school students . As a non-profit charity organisation dedicated to raising awareness on ... More >>

Your fisheries – Your say

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 12:59 pm | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future (OSOF) is pleased to support the ‘Your Fisheries – Your say’ Consultation, which will allow the public to voice their concerns and recommendations on matters relating to the New Zealand fisheries management system. More >>

Plastic bag ban the first bold step of many

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 12:35 pm | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future is pleased to see the Government take a stand to phase out single-use plastic bags in New Zealand. The move symbolises that the Ministry for the Environment has taken into account over 9300 submissions made by individuals, businesses and ... More >>

OSOF supports New Zealand’s coastal waters as a Hope Spot

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 9:49 am | Our Seas Our Future

Our Seas Our Future supports and welcomes the inclusion of New Zealand’s coastal waters as a Mission Blue Hope Spot. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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