Hauraki Gulf Health inertia

Hauraki Gulf Health inertia

Kathryn Ryan interviews Liane Ngamane and Raewyn Peart on Nine to Noon, Radio New Zealand National. There's disappointment and frustration from some groups over the lack of official response to a groundbreaking report on how to improve the deteriorating health of the Hauraki Gulf. When it was released at the end of 2016 - SeaChange - Tai Timu Tai Pari - was heralded as a blueprint for what needs to…

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Green Light or Light Green? EDS's annual conference starts next week! Read full post…
23 Jul

Green Light or Light Green? EDS's annual conference starts next week!

This year’s EDS conference presents an unparalleled opportunity to delve deeply into the Government’s environmental reform commitments. It’s just a week away - so register now if you haven't already! Check out the conference website for full details www.edsconference.com.

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19 Jul

Our Climate Your Say: EDS Submission

Today EDS made its submission to the The Our Climate Your Say Discussion Document. You can view the Discussion Document and EDS's Submission here on our website.

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DONATE TO EDS'S TE MATA HIGH COURT CASE

DONATE TO EDS'S TE MATA HIGH COURT CASE It's easy to do. Check out our donations page for more information or click on the Support EDS button on the right of the Home page.

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03 Jul

Media Release: EDS to file High Court proceedings re Te Mata Peak 

The Environmental Defence Society (EDS) will file proceedings in the High Court at Napier later this week challenging the decision-making process that led to Craggy Range Vineyards building a track across the face of Te Mata Peak. The proceedings name Hastings District Council and Craggy Range Vineyards as first and second defendants. Waimarama Marae is supporting the case. EDS will argue that the decision to approve the track was unlawful…

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26 Jun

Media Release: Latest Land and Water Forum Report released

The Land and Water Forum publicly released its most recent report today.  The report is the fifth since the Forum was set up at the initiative of the Environmental Defence Society in 2009. “This is the Forum’s first report to the Labour-led Government and directly responds to a series of questions from the Ministers for the Environment and Agriculture,” said EDS CEO Gary Taylor. “The Report’s recommendations focus on speeding…