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WWF-New Zealand Bolsters Leadership Team With New Trustees

Wednesday, 3 April 2024, 7:32 am | WWF New Zealand

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) New Zealand has expanded its leadership team, welcoming Dame Kerry Prendergast, Brianne West, Richard Lauder, and Suzan Craig to its Board of Trustees. Together they bring a wealth of experience in business, tourism, ... More >>

WWF-New Zealand: National Policy Statement For Indigenous Biodiversity A Step Closer To Halting The Loss Of Nature

Friday, 7 July 2023, 11:49 am | WWF New Zealand

After more than two decades of work and numerous failures to launch, the Government has announced the gazettal of a National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity (NPS-IB). WWF-New Zealand welcomes this long overdue national direction and believes ... More >>

WWF-New Zealand: Landmark High Seas Treaty Ushers In New Rules For Two-thirds Of The Ocean

Monday, 6 March 2023, 7:48 pm | WWF New Zealand

Over 190 countries, including Aotearoa New Zealand, have signed a landmark treaty ushering in new rules to protect our ocean. After almost two decades of negotiations, this new agreement will allow for the establishment of marine protected areas (MPAs) ... More >>

WWF-New Zealand Calls For Government To Ban Deep Sea Mining

Sunday, 10 July 2022, 5:36 am | WWF New Zealand

WWF-New Zealand Statement on the call to stop Deep Sea Mining: "Thousands of New Zealanders have called on this Government to ban seabed mining in Aotearoa. Seabed mining is experimental, dangerous, and unregulated. It will lead to the indiscriminate ... More >>

WWF-New Zealand: New Tech Is A Win-Win For Conservation And Fisheries

Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 6:51 pm | WWF New Zealand

New Zealand’s inshore fisheries and marine conservation is about to fundamentally change with the rollout of cameras on boats. Today, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) announced that Spark will be the vendor to implement electronic monitoring. ... More >>

WWF-New Zealand: Budget 2022 - Is The ERP All There Is For Our Environment?

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 7:04 pm | WWF New Zealand

Statement from WWF-New Zealand CEO Livia Esterhazy: This year the Government took the big step to deliver our first Emissions Reduction Plan but without significant investment, we have to wonder is the ERP all there is for our environment? A plan ... More >>

WWF-New Zealand: Nature Is In NZ’s First Emissions Reduction Plan But Where Is Our Ocean?

Monday, 16 May 2022, 7:13 pm | WWF New Zealand

A statement from WWF-New Zealand CEO, Livia Esterhazy: WWF-New Zealand is thrilled to see nature and nature-based solutions front and centre of our first Emissions Reductions Plan. However, given how little our ocean features in the ERP, you’d ... More >>

The Pēpi Pod Is Joining The Whale Tales Art Trail!

Monday, 14 March 2022, 6:37 am | WWF New Zealand

The gorgeous Pēpi Pod - 82 mini Tails designed by local students - join the ‘Big Broos’ on the WWF Whale Tales art trail today. These stunning Tails can now be spotted in 31 pods across Tāmaki Makaurau, at local community libraries, Harcourts ... More >>

Aotearoa’s Emissions Reduction Plan Is A Plan Without A Plan To Meaningfully Reduce Emissions.

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 11:05 am | WWF New Zealand

Today the Government launched a consultation document on their Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP). In it, the Government paints a picture of some utopian future with clear air, renewable and cheaper energy for all, and billions to be spent on rail, trams, ... More >>

WWF-New Zealand: Extra Time Should Result In Greater Climate Ambition & Action

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 6:19 pm | WWF New Zealand

WWF-New Zealand understands the Government's decision to take more time to begin the consultation process for Aotearoa's Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP). However, with New Zealand being at the back of the pack for our Nationally Determined Contributions ... More >>

WWF: Our Planet Will Not Be Able To Sustain Life As We Know, If We Don’t Act Now On Climate Change

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 5:16 am | WWF New Zealand

"The science has never been clearer: we have irreversibly altered our planet and are already experiencing the impacts of climate change with temperatures 1.1C degrees higher than pre-industrial levels. If we don't stop and reverse this trend ... More >>

29 July 2021- The Day Earth Busts Its Budget!

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 5:38 am | WWF New Zealand

Tomorrow is the day when Earth busts its biological budget. Instead of taking a year, in just eight months, we have reached Earth Overshoot Day 2021 : 29 July 2021. This is the day when humanity has used all of our planet’s natural ecological resources ... More >>




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