Reviewing catch limits for longfin eel is crucial, says Environment Commissioner07 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 Dinner28 Jun 2014
Sanderson Memorial Dinner held in Wellington on June 28 2014.
Environment Commissioner concerned about weak protection of wild and scenic rivers20 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.
Update report - Hydroelectricity or wild rivers: Climate change versus natural heritage20 Jun 2014
In May 2012 Dr Wright released a report titled Hydroelectricity or wild rivers: Climate change versus natural heritage. The Commissioner has now released an update assessing the response to her recommendations.
Environment Commissioner queries the special status of mining on conservation land19 Jun 2014
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright says the Government has responded positively to some recommendations from her 2010 report on mining the conservation estate – but not the most important ones.