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Update on Kiwifruit Vine Disease Psa

Biosecurity Minister David Carter says the number of orchards confirmed as having the kiwifruit vine disease Psa remains at three, with one orchard returning a negative result and one other waiting results of tests. The orchards were within 10km of each other, Mr Carter said.

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November 12th, 2010 at 10:24 am

Ministerial Statement on kiwifruit vine disease Psa

Ministerial statement informing the House of the detection of the kiwifruit vine disease Psa in a Bay of Plenty orchard.

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November 10th, 2010 at 3:52 pm

Auckland Zoo Sumatran Tigers part of Conservation Breeding Programme

Two young Sumatran tigers from Auckland Zoo fly out to Australia this afternoon as part of an international conservation breeding programme to assist this critically endangered big cat.

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October 27th, 2010 at 6:55 am

Single Bin Recycling System in Auckland Popular

The single bin recycling system operated by Auckland and Manukau city councils has led to year on year reductions in the amount of rubbish going to landfill.

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September 23rd, 2010 at 7:15 pm

1080 Low Risk to Fernbirds

A West Coast research project that radio tracked 30 fernbirds through a recent 1080 operation in the Ianthe Forest, has confirmed that 1080 poses only a minimal risk to fernbird populations.

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August 22nd, 2010 at 12:59 pm

Loder Cup Awarded to Christchurch Botanist

Dr Colin Burrows, a christchurch botanist with a long involvement and contribution to Canterbury’s natural history, has been awarded the prestigious Loder Cup.

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August 11th, 2010 at 9:52 am

Honey Bee Health Campaign

Landcare Research and Federated Farmers are providing information to farmers and the public to support honey bee health through the Trees for Bees campaign.

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August 3rd, 2010 at 9:09 am

Taranaki Rhododenron and Garden Festival

The Taranaki Rhododendron and Garden Festival will open for its 23rd year this October 2010. As well as a floral showcase of thousands of rhododendrons, this event is also about promoting the message that gardeners can save humanity.

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July 23rd, 2010 at 11:02 am

Nelson Air Quality Improvements

Nelson’s air quality has shown big improvements this winter compared to the same time last winter. Mayor Kerry Marshall links this to home owners switching to cleaner heating under the Nelson Air Quality Plan.

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July 8th, 2010 at 8:29 am

NZ Expert Experience Gained Via Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

NZ experts working with the oil spill response team in the Gulf of Mexico have gained valuable experience which assists NZ for its own preparedness.

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June 25th, 2010 at 4:45 pm

Business Leader Joins with DOC

Business leader and environmental champion Rob Fenwick has signed up with the Department of Conservation.

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June 11th, 2010 at 5:23 pm

Whaling Petition

A whaling petition calling on the Government to protect the future of whales has been signed by 53,000 New Zealanders.

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June 4th, 2010 at 9:48 pm

Whaling Issue Decision in Few Weeks

New Zealand will make a decision in the next few weeks on whether to file a case in the International Court of Justice against Japanese whaling.

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May 31st, 2010 at 9:11 am

Deepwater Fisheries Research Boost

Deepwater Fisheries research spending is to be boosted by almost 50 per cent over the next 10 years.

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May 29th, 2010 at 8:07 am

DOC Develop Cycleways and Campgrounds

Department of Conservation will develope cycleways and campgrounds, with the funding coming from within Vote Conservation’s $424 million in Budget 2010.

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May 23rd, 2010 at 8:31 pm

Kinzett Terrace Closed to Freedom Campers

Kinzett Terrace carpark, in the Nelson region, has been closed to freedom campers.

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May 13th, 2010 at 10:05 pm

Sony Mini Alkaline Battery Without Mercury

Sony is launching new Mini Alkaline batteries without mercury.

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May 11th, 2010 at 9:07 am

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Didymo Tasman Update

Didymo has been found in three more Nelson-Tasman rivers this year.

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May 11th, 2010 at 8:56 am

Regions & Categories: Environment,Kaikoura,Marlborough,Nelson,New Zealand

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Palmerston North Recycling Message

Palmerston North Mayor helped deliver new recycling bins to city residents.

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May 7th, 2010 at 2:13 pm

Pacific Nuclear Free Zone

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced that the United States will work towards adhering to the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone.

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May 5th, 2010 at 10:29 pm