Displaying items by tag: MINISTRY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Wednesday, 05 May 2021 14:30

Housing eats into NZ's veggie patch

Much of New Zealand’s best vegetable growing soils are being eaten away by housing and lifestyle blocks, which will increase people’s food bills, a new report warns.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 April 2021 10:55

Editorial: Our Land 2021 - a wake-up call

OPINION: The recent Our Land 2021 report released by the Government is a wake-up call.

Published in Opinion

The Ministry for the Environment’s (MfE) 2021 Greenhouse Gas Inventory revealed that for the year 2019, agriculture was among the two largest contributors to New Zealand’s gross Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.

Published in General News
Monday, 11 January 2021 09:29

Parker announces 19 waterways projects

A package of 19 projects will help clean up and protect waterways and create local jobs, Environment Minister David Parker announced Saturday.

Published in Rural News
Thursday, 03 December 2020 08:55

MFE moves to mitigate conflicts of interest

Concerns raised about the serious conflict of interest of a key Ministry for the Environment (MfE) staffer involved in the controversial freshwater reforms has led the ministry to implement a new system to mitigate future issues.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 November 2020 10:19

State funding for recycling

Having declared in July that all farm plastics sold in New Zealand will have to be recycled or reused, the Ministry for the Environment has made two major grants to help this policy become a reality.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 12:55

NZ out on its own

New Zealand is the only country actively considering a compulsory price on biological greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from agriculture, the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) confirms.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 11:55

Frustrations vented at freshwater meetings

Hackles rose over freshwater issues at a packed public meeting in Christchurch earlier this month.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 08:55

What are they hiding?

Federated Farmers says it is “puzzled and frustrated” by the Ministry for the Environment’s (MfE) failure to immediately release the peer review of Essential Freshwater nutrient band technical reports.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 08:55

Policy jabs at MfE water meeting

Election candidates raised the temperature on freshwater issues at a packed public meeting in Christchurch.

Published in General News
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