Media Statements 2011-2012

Bryde's Whale (Credit: Raewyn Peart)

  • EDS supports calls by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment to improve wild rivers protection (31 May 2012)
  • EDS says Rena response Inquiry should now start (27 May 2012)
  • EDS welcomes Meridian Energy's decision to drop the Mokihinui hydro project (22 May 2012)
  • LAWF Report a huge step forward towards cleaning up our waterways (18 May 2012)
  • EEZ Bill fails to protect the environment and will damage New Zealand's international reputation (16 May 2012)
  • EDS's TAG makes recommendations to Government on its review of section 6 and 7 of the RMA (10 May 2012)
  • High Court gives Akaroa Marine Reserve a second chance (9 May 2012)
  • EDS expresses regret at loss of a very capable Environment Minister (21 Mar 2012)
  • EDS calls for urgent action to halt the catastrophic decline in Maui's dolphin numbers (13 Mar 2012)
  • Hauraki Gulf Whale-strike workshop seeks answers (06 Mar 2012)
  • Anti-tree litigation has EDS bemused (1 Mar 2012)
  • Urgent action required to save Hauraki Gulf resident whales (02 Feb 2012)
  • There will be an independent inquiry into Rena disaster (15 Jan 2012)
  • New Zealand sea lion slides towards extinction (20 Dec 2011)
  • EDS calls for freeze on King Salmon proposals in Sounds (8 Nov 2011)
  • Election environment debate transcript available (04 Nov 2011)
  • Auckland Plan provides sound framework for environmental protection (27 Oct 2011)
  • EDS calls for careful management of milk disposal (26 Oct 2011)
  • EDS finds favour in Labour's Freshwater & High Country Policies (25 Oct 2011)
  • EDS welcomes commitment by Prime Minister to independent inquiry into Rena disaster (21 Oct 2011)
  • EDS draft submission on EEZ Oil bill finds flaws (20 Oct 2011)
  • EDS lodges submission on Draft Auckland Plan (19 Oct 2011)
  • EDS calls for extension of time for submissions to EEZ oil bill because of Rena disaster (19 Oct 2011)
  • EDS calls for Royal Commission into Rena Disaster (12 Oct 2011)
  • EDS questions Maritime NZ tardiness (09 Oct 2011)
  • EDS calls for faster containment of oil spill (07 Oct 2011)
  • EDS applauds excellent outcome for Ngunguru Spit (25 Aug 2011)
  • EDS welcomes new legislation for the EEZ (24 Aug 2011)
  • EDS commends the Greens' Plan for Cleaning up New Zealand's rivers (21 Aug 2011)
  • Environmental group welcomes change at Federated Farmers (2 Jul 2011)
  • Call for major oceans reform in New Zealand (3 Jun 2011)
  • EDS welcomes EEZ announcement (2 Jun 2011)
  • Tree Decision by Environment Court makes sense (25 May 2011)
  • Freshwater announcements need to go further (09 May 2011)
  • Auckland Plan discussion document fails to provide a clear strategic direction for the environment (4 May 2011)
  • New policy paper charts way forward for the EEZ (5 Apr 2011)
  • Media Release: Auckland spatial plan a good start (23 Mar 2011)
  • Auckland spatial plan needs to deliver certainty for developers and the environment (22 Mar 2011)
  • Petroleum review highlights dangerous gaps in offshore regulation (14 Feb 2011)
  • EDS calls for Oceans Reform before a disaster occurs (29 Jan 2011)
Last updated at 4:51PM on June 2, 2015