Halfmoon Bay
Stewart Island

Drilling for oil and gas
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Milford Sound
Milford Sound
Mitre Peak
Deep Cove
Meridian Manapouri
Fiordland National Park
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Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2014
14 Oct 2014
Environmental issues are complex and often interrelated, and it is important to investigate those that provide opportunities to add real value for Parliamentarians and the public. Sometimes this involves bringing light to heated debates, at other times it involves raising the profile of neglected, but important, issues.


Strategic Intentions 2014 - 2018
14 Oct 2014
Over the next four years, the Commissioner will continue to produce a body of reports and advice aimed at improving environmental decision-making, the implementation of decisions, and public understanding, especially of environmental science.


Reviewing catch limits for longfin eel is crucial, says Environment Commissioner
07 Aug 2014
Reviewing commercial catch limits for New Zealand’s unique longfin eel is crucial to the species’ survival, says Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright.


The Environment – What Matters Most?
17 Jul 2014
Salmon Lecture to the Resource Management Law Association, 17 July 2014.


Reflections on Conservation Forest and Bird Sanderson Memorial Dinner
28 Jun 2014
Sanderson Memorial Dinner held in Wellington on June 28 2014.


Environment Commissioner concerned about weak protection of wild and scenic rivers
20 Jun 2014
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright says the Government has a mixed score card in responding to her 2012 report on the protection of wild and scenic rivers.