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WWF-New Zealand Reviews Green Party's Ocean Policies

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 2:55 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Today the Green Party announced their “Thriving Oceans Plan” to highlight their Ocean policies to build a thriving ocean. Every single life on our planet is dependent on the ocean. It’s one of the world’s greatest resources. It produces food and ... More >>

WWF-New Zealand Applauds Putting Farming Practices On The Agenda

Saturday, 12 September 2020, 2:56 pm | WWF-New Zealand

"We applaud the Green Party for putting unsustainable farming practices on the agenda this election. As was stated this week in WWF's Living Planet 2020 Report , we have seen a decline in global wildlife populations by 68% over the last 50 years. ... More >>

WWF: Cameras On Boats Is A Big Step To Bring Fishing Industry Into The 21st Century.

Friday, 4 September 2020, 1:54 pm | WWF-New Zealand

WWF applauds the Government’s big step to bring our fisheries into the 21st century with a $40-60 million investment into onboard cameras. This long awaited announcement will improve the accountability and transparency in nearly half of our inshore fisheries ... More >>

WWF Reacts To The Threat Management Plan: Hope For Māui & Hector’s Dolphins

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 2:40 pm | WWF-New Zealand

WWF-New Zealand welcomes the Government's new Threat Management Plan to address the threats Māui and Hector’s dolphins face. It is a positive step towards, ultimately, removing all human-based threats to the habitat of the critically endangered Māui ... More >>

Stories Of The Sea: A New Animated Series From WWF-New Zealand

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 8:11 am | WWF-New Zealand

Journey with us as we turn back the hands of time this Thursday, as WWF-New Zealand launches a short series of animated videos called Stories of the Sea . These stories are based on real-life ocean tales, submitted by members of the public, and are an ... More >>

WWF-New Zealand Introduces The “Wild At Home” Program

Monday, 6 April 2020, 5:50 pm | WWF-New Zealand

With everyone in lockdown and the family stuck at home, we would understand if your cheeky monkeys are climbing the walls. We have a solution though that, we hope, will help tame your wee beasts! Photo: Brad Starry Wild at Home is our new environmental ... More >>

Whale Tales 2021 Is Looking For Artists For Auckland's Public Art Trail In 2021!

Friday, 3 April 2020, 5:18 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Whale Tales is on the hunt for artists to be a part of a truly magical event coming to Auckland in Summer/Autumn 2021. For 10 weeks, Whale Tales ,a public art sculpture trail exploring Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland, will showcase 70 tails illustrated by ... More >>

A homecoming for native kōkako

Monday, 16 July 2018, 10:27 am | WWF-New Zealand

Kōkako made a triumphant return to Mount Pirongia on Saturday, when 14 birds with a special connection to the area were released on the maunga. More >>

Call to Reject Marine Mining in Endangered Dolphin Sanctuary

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 4:39 pm | WWF-New Zealand

WWF-New Zealand calls on Kiwis to Reject Marine Mining in Critically-Endangered Māui Dolphin Sanctuary More >>

WWF-New Zealand Applauds Commitment to Reduce Emissions

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 12:52 pm | WWF-New Zealand

The establishment of the Climate Leaders Coalition, a joint initiative of sixty New Zealand businesses who together represent just under half of this country’s emissions, is an unprecedented move towards solving climate change. More >>

World Rowing pledges to protect World Heritage sites

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 2:25 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Before the next Olympic Games begin in South Korea, the world’s oldest international sports federation, World Rowing (FISA) has become the first sporting body to pledge to protect World Heritage sites and their buffer zones More >>

The EPA Has Sold The Health of the Marine Environment

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 1:37 pm | WWF-New Zealand

WWF-New Zealand is really disappointed by today’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) decision to approve seabed mining in the habitat of New Zealand’s critically endangered Māui dolphins. More >>

Big Technological Step for Tracing Tuna Catches

Monday, 22 May 2017, 11:43 am | WWF-New Zealand

In a world-first for tuna fisheries, real-time verification and validation of fish deliveries from sea to port is being actioned through an innovative electronic reporting platform. More >>

NZ Govt Asked to Urge US to Stay in Paris Agreement

Friday, 5 May 2017, 4:47 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Today, WWF-New Zealand has written to the Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett and senior officials in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Ministry for the Environment, urging them to use diplomacy to encourage the United States of America to remain ... More >>

Māui Dolphin Challenge Launches

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 12:30 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Today, WWF-New Zealand officially launched the Māui Dolphin Challenge, a fundraising campaign to save one of New Zealand’s most endangered and beloved animals. The campaign challenges New Zealanders to fundraise by pledging to do something involving ... More >>

The cost of saving Māui dolphins

Monday, 3 April 2017, 8:50 am | WWF-New Zealand

A new report estimates that transitioning to dolphin-safe fishing in the habitat of New Zealand’s critically endangered Māui dolphin could be done for as little as $26 million dollars, said global conservation organisation WWF. Māui dolphins ... More >>

Fishers make extraordinary move to save Māui dolphins

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 8:13 am | WWF-New Zealand

Environmental organisation WWF-New Zealand today hailed the commitment on Māui dolphin protection led by two New Zealand commercial fishing companies as ground breaking. Today, Moana New Zealand and Sanford Limited announced their commitment ... More >>

Scholarships, Suva and Sustainable Fish

Friday, 23 September 2016, 1:13 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Searing and soaring to success, Fiji chef Avikash Singh continues to live his culinary dream, graduating yesterday from Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand and taking home the celebrated Joie de Vivre award. More >>

Flap, Flap and Away – Great Kererū Count closes Sunday

Friday, 23 September 2016, 10:28 am | WWF-New Zealand

The Great Kererū Count team needs New Zealanders across the county to keep their eyes on the skies to help build up a comprehensive picture of where our native pigeon is – and isn't – found. The annual count closes this Sunday, 25th of September, ... More >>

NZ innovation shines in war against wasps

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 4:50 pm | WWF-New Zealand

Championing conservation innovation, a New Zealand-designed pest bait has been cited as a game changer in the fight against invasive wasps. More >>