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Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre has confirmed the existence of New Zealand’s long-tailed bat (Chalinolobus tuberculatus) in its forest reserve.
New Zealand’s tourism-related greenhouse gas emissions jumped 16.3% in a decade.
Senior NZIER economist Peter Clough said the future of tourism should be “green and local”.
Stats NZ is preparing to launch the regular research series into the sector’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Decarbonising tourism will include less reliance on long haul airline travel and more on rapid land transport, according to Dr Susanne Becken.
Work to improve safety and provide for the protection of the sensitive environment of the West Coast’s Ōpārara Basin is set to begin at alert level 2, says the Department of Conservation.
The Environmental Defence Society is supporting calls for a reset of the tourism industry to better protect the environment.
The Green Party is calling for $1bn to be invested in nature-based jobs over the next three years.
Five rare tūturuatu/shore plovers were relocated from their Christchurch captive breeding facility to pest-free Mana Island off the Wellington coast.
The Department of Conservation and Fisheries New Zealand will postpone public consultation on the proposed network of marine protection for the southeast South Island due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Queenstown Lakes District aims to become the country’s most sustainable tourism system in a new climate action plan being considered by council today.
Public submissions are now being called on regulations for the prevention of air pollution from ships contained in a 1997 protocol.
LGNZ has welcomed a new report that calls for central government policy makers to step up the pace on progressing a national strategy on climate change adaption having highlighting the threat to the tourism industry.
The industry is failing to adapt to the consequences, says the new research.
New Zealand’s first circular economy lab launches on Thursday, at GridAKL in the Wynyard Quarter, Auckland.
Tourism New Zealand planted a native tree for every guest hosted at a sustainability-focused breakfast at this week’s Asia Pacific Incentives Meetings Event in Melbourne.
Air New Zealand has diverted more than 890 tonnes of in-flight waste – five planes’ worth – from landfill two years on from the launch of Project Green.
Kāpiti Island Nature Tours founder John Barrett has called on the tourism industry to take immediate action to correct the current “gross mistreatment and abuse” of the environment.
A new ecosanctuary with a predator-proof fence on Golden Bay’s Cape Farewell has been opened.
The Rees Hotel is now a funder of the Frankton Traps group – an extension of a Queenstown predator-free project run by the Wakatipu Wildlife Trust.
The environment commissioner is right to be concerned over the impact of tourism on the environment, experts say.
Ziptrek Ecotours is the first Queenstown company to achieve Zero Carbon Business for 2019.
A new study has been launched in a bid to improve understanding of the health risk of swimming in rivers.
The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s report into the environmental impacts of tourism will be a key part of the government’s work into the tourism sector.
Simon Upton says unrestrained growth risks harming the environment and the industry.
New Zealand’s tourism industry has laid out a cautious welcome to the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment’s new report on the impact of tourism growth.
The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has signalled there will be a second investigation into the environmental consequences of projected tourism growth, having released his first report today.
A formal management plan for Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē/Ninety Mile Beach is underway, driven by an eight-member Te Oneroa-a-Tōhē Board made up of iwi and local government.
Students and staff from Massey University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences will undertake a drone project to gather footage for a film revealing land use, environmental issues and human-environment relationships in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton will delay the release of the report into tourism in the wake of the events at Whakaari/White Island.
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Cruise Lines International Association Australasia is welcoming the government’s decision to adopt the International Maritime Organization MARPOL Annex VI emissions requirements.
The tourism industry has been urged to take independent action to reduce global emissions after a new landmark report forecasts the sector’s transport-related carbon emissions will rise 25% between 2016 and 2030.
The Government will sign up to new rules with stricter pollution standards for ships.
Stewart Island/Rakiura has been granted $3.16 million from the Provincial Growth Fund to help build two wind turbines.
The leader of NZ’s newest political party outlines its views on NZ’s tourism industry.
The health warning at Lake Tekapo camping ground has been lifted by the South Canterbury District Health Board.
The Waihopai River near Invercargill took out the Supreme Award for Most Improved River at the New Zealand River Awards 2019 in Wellington.
Public consultation on Kiwi businesses assessing and reporting their climate-related financial risks has opened.
The phenomenon of ‘flight shaming’ is already having an impact on the New Zealand business events market, making it harder to attract both international delegates and speakers, according to a leading professional conference organiser.
The cruise industry must provide new research to determine any environmental impact caused by cruise ships operating in Akaroa Harbour.
Cave tour operator has been certified as a ‘Climate Positive Business Operation’ by offsetting more carbon that it generated in 2018.
New Zealand’s first national guidance for local businesses wishing to voluntarily offset their emissions has been released by the government.
Skyline Queenstown has ditched single-use cups to help reduce its environmental footprint.
Carbon emissions and the related issue of ‘flight shame’ have been highlighted as looming threats to New Zealand’s tourism sector by industry leaders.
Tourism Industry Aotearoa and Enviro-Mark Solutions have partnered to help tourism operators measure, manage and reduce their climate and environmental impacts.
Winning the Tourism Industry Aotearoa Sustainability Innovation Award at the 2019 Holiday Parks Association of NZ Conference was an honour for the team, says Camp Glenorchy Eco Retreat.
New Zealand car rental company Apex has formed a new partnership to tackle what they called a “plastic bottle epidemic in the tourism industry” by offering plant-based compostable water bottles.
The airline says until biofuels and electric aircraft are available it will be difficult to cut emissions.
SkyCity’s Sky Tower is to be lit green on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of the Climate Leader’s Coalition and the announcement of their second pledge to combat climate change.