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Rising greenhouse gas emissions show the need for action on climate change
Rising greenhouse gas emissions show the need for action on climate change
11 April 2019
New Zealand’s latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory shows emissions are on the rise, underscoring why the Government is taking action on climate...
Rotorua Lakes Council Te Ahurei recruitment drive underway
Rotorua Lakes Council Te Ahurei recruitment drive underway
10 April 2019
Rotorua Lakes Council, Te Tatau o Te Arawa and Te Arawa Lakes Trust have joined forces to recruit a leader who will guide Council’s...
Fuse lowering to reduce flooding risk in Whakatane
Fuse lowering to reduce flooding risk in Whakatane
10 April 2019
Whakatāne District Council is arranging to have the sand fuse on the western side of the Whakatāne River mouth (at the tip of the Opihi spit)...
New research provides insights about children at risk of adverse childhood experiences
New research provides insights about children at risk of adverse childhood experiences
10 April 2019
Auckland University of Technology research funded by the Ministry of Social Development’s Children and Families Research Fund looks at the...
MBIE Just Transitions Unit
MBIE Just Transitions Unit
10 April 2019
MBIE (Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment) have established a Just Transitions Unit to help share and coordinate the work of...
Turangi Board chair stands down in favour of operational role
Turangi Board chair stands down in favour of operational role
9 April 2019
Turangi Tongariro Community Board chair Andy Hema has resigned from his elected position to take up a role as the council’s customer...
Safeguarding our children
Safeguarding our children
9 April 2019
New Zealand is strengthening the independent oversight of children’s issues and the Oranga Tamariki system.   New Zealand has...
New funding to make a splash improving water quality
New funding to make a splash improving water quality
9 April 2019
The Government is going the extra mile backing the Sustainable Business Network’s Million Metres Streams’ project with a $200,000...
National Climate Change Risk Assessment panel appointed
National Climate Change Risk Assessment panel appointed
9 April 2019
The Minister for Climate Change welcomes the Ministry for the Environment’s appointment of an expert panel to create the framework for New...
Farmers focused on climate change
Farmers focused on climate change
9 April 2019
New survey research, released today, shows farmers are focused on sustainability and the impacts of climate change more than ever.   The...
Government backing deep tech start-ups
Government backing deep tech start-ups
8 April 2019
The Government will commit to a refreshed and more ambitious programme to back ‘deep tech’ startups after a review of the pilot...
Edgecumbe flooding anniversary marked
Edgecumbe flooding anniversary marked
6 April 2019
Saturday 6 April marks two years since Tropical Cyclone Debbie caused widespread flooding in the Whakatāne District. Worst hit was the township...
COUNCIL INCREASES MONITORING OF FREEDOM CAMPING SITES
COUNCIL INCREASES MONITORING OF FREEDOM CAMPING SITES
5 April 2019
Western Bay of Plenty District Council will increase monitoring of freedom camping areas over the kiwifruit harvest season to ensure people are...
Council controlled organisations release half-yearly reports
Council controlled organisations release half-yearly reports
3 April 2019
Tauranga City Council received half-yearly reports from its council controlled organisations at yesterday's Finance, Audit and Risk Committee...
Opotiki District Council April Panui
Opotiki District Council April Panui
1 April 2019
All the news of Opotiki in the April...