Twenty-nine tracks remain open or partially open for visitors to use in the Waitākere Ranges Regional Park after its forested areas were closed to stop the spread of kauri dieback disease.
Wellington nature attractions ZEALANDIA and Wellington Zoo are opening their doors to locals this weekend for a $2 donation per person. The proceeds from the donations will go towards ZEALANDIA’s MORE »
Matamata’s Hobbiton Movie set has launched a new sustainability initiative to coincide with yesterday’s Earth Day.
A green spine extending from the city to sea is poised to set Christchurch apart as a place that is prepared to explore new ways of living with nature – from adaptive housing to sustainable urban agriculture.
Auckland Council will make its final decision today on whether to close the Waitākere Ranges to help stop the spread of kauri dieback disease.
Regional councils are this month announcing draft targets that are a step towards the goal of 90% of rivers and lakes being swimmable by 2040.
Fisheries Minister Stuart Nash and Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage are accelerating work to improve protection of the nationally endangered Hector’s dolphin, after five were accidentally killed in a fishing net off Banks Peninsula.
The New Zealand Conservation Authority has put its proposed review of the country’s National Parks on hold so it can support the government’s visitor and conservation priorities.
The Ticker’s Bridget O’Connell went along to the opening of Camp Glenorchy yesterday and met the American couple behind the innovative eco-friendly accommodation.on.
New Zealand’s image is on the line as one of our most Instagram-famous locations is nearing the deadline for submissions on its protection.
The first report of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounts shows the impact of what we are doing to the natural environment and what is being done to protect it.
New Zealand’s largest mainland sanctuary for native wildlife has been granted $1.4 million over four years by Waikato Regional Council.
The Otago Regional Council has cleared Queenstown’s Lake Hayes safe to swim in and blamed ducks for an unusually high E.coli reading.
The Coromandel Kauri Dieback Forum is calling on everyone visiting Peninsula forests this summer to help prevent kauri dieback disease spreading.
Swimmers have been warned away from Queenstown’s popular Lake Hayes after it recorded more than three-and-a-half times the level of E.coli considered safe to swim in.
New Zealand’s ski industry could benefit from climate change in the short term but would suffer from its long term effects as would attractions such as the country’s glaciers, according to a new report.
A project to protect native species and enhance the landscape of Cape Foulwind in Buller will be boosted by support from the DOC Community Fund.
A group of international seabird scientists will be among the first using the reopened highway to Kaikoura today.
A movement to protect some of New Zealand’s most precious native species has been given another vital boost with Southern Discoveries renewing its sponsorship of the Sinbad Sanctuary Project.
Tourism operators who use the Waitākere Ranges have welcomed the closure of some walking tracks in the park to help stop the spread of kauri dieback disease but are wary of further access restrictions.
Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari, Wellington’s ZEALANDIA and Christchurch Airport have each won awards at the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards.
Campers and outdoor enthusiasts are urged to be fire wise this summer as warm, dry weather persists in the south.
Sea Life Kelly Tarlton’s Auckland, has announced that from 11 December, New Zealanders can experience the country’s first interactive turtle rehabilitation experience, Turtle Rescue.
Air New Zealand says it is working with the Ministry for the Environment and the Ministry for Primary Industries to explore the establishment of a new tree planting fund.
Tourism operators are being urged to adopt sustainability commitments to help build a better NZ industry.
Reinforcing its leadership position in the shift to electric vehicles, Air New Zealand has been announced as the first airline to join The Climate Group’s EV100 initiative.
Conservation land should be protected for tourism and not be made available for mining, says the Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage.
From October, Europcar NZ’s 100% electric vehicle fleet is available for rent to the public in Auckland and Christchurch.
The presence of the potentially toxic algae Phormidium has been confirmed in the Cardrona River, prompting a warning from the Otago Regional Council for people (and dogs) to avoid contact with waters in the river.
The Department of Conservation has praised Canterbury businesses for getting involved in conservation and helping to make a difference for our native wildlife and habitats.
Wellington Zoo is celebrating Conservation Week 2017 this Labour weekend with a range of fun conservation-themed activities based on this year’s Conservation Week theme of ‘Love my Backyard.’
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry is encouraging New Zealanders to get out and enjoy their own backyards and make a difference locally during Conservation Week, which started on Saturday.
As part of Conservation Week 2017, Orokonui is hosting ‘Nature Watch’ this Sunday the 15th October.
Air New Zealand has signalled its commitment to sustainability with a number of initiatives to reduce waste and emissions.
Leading sustainable tourism operator Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari is on the hunt to find the country’s top 30 community conservation heroes.
The Zoo is proud to have contributed staff time and commitment and nearly $390K towards local and global field conservation efforts.
Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari has been selected as a prominent site to make a significant contribution long-term to the population of New Zealand’s national bird.
Air New Zealand has appointed British ecological economist Professor Tim Jackson and leading carbon emissions policy specialist Dr Suzi Kerr to its Sustainability Advisory Panel.
Tūmanako, the northern royal albatross/toroa and star of ‘Royal Cam’, has left Pukekura/Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, to start a new life at sea.
Tararua’s Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre has appointed Emily Court its new general manager.
Victoria University’s Development Society has teamed up with GOOD Travel to discuss the impact of tourism on World Tourism Day.
New Zealand does not live up to its “100% Pure” image, according to a quarter of Kiwis surveyed in a new report.
The first nineteen walks set to become part of a New Zealand-wide network of Great Day and Great Short walks have been selected.
Hawke’s Bay’s fight to stop a controversial water conservation order (WCO) on two of its largest rivers is gaining momentum.
Abel Tasman and Kahurangi national parks are now connected by a 169-hectare block of land purchased by the Nature Heritage Fund.
The government has started its process of finding out from New Zealanders where they want the Department of Conservation’s next Great Walks to be.
The marine mammal sanctuary will protect the environment and potentially create sustainable local jobs through new eco-tourism ventures, such as whale watching.
Granting a Water Conservation Order for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers would benefit the tourism industry as well as protect the rivers, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says.
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has announced an eco-sanctuary will be created on Farewell Spit in a partnership between DOC and natural health and wellness retailer HealthPost.
The Ticker’s Bridget O’Connell hears concerns over the environment and social license at the Tourism Export Council’s conference in Te Anau and asks if they will be heeded by industry and government.
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