Milford Sound

All media releases

TitleDate
Reviewing catch limits for longfin eel is crucial, says Environment Commissioner 07 Aug 2014
Environment Commissioner concerned about weak protection of wild and scenic rivers 20 Jun 2014
Environment Commissioner queries the special status of mining on conservation land 19 Jun 2014
Environment Commissioner urges New Zealand to “get ahead of the game” on an expanding oil and gas industry 04 Jun 2014
Environment Commissioner calls for significant changes to Environmental Reporting Bill 14 Apr 2014
Environment Commissioner welcomes national reporting plans 20 Feb 2014
Environment Commissioner says Government’s proposals to protect water quality missing the mark 04 Feb 2014
Environment Commissioner welcomes Government response to threatened pest “explosion”. 29 Jan 2014
Environment Commissioner welcomes EPA report on the use of 1080 18 Dec 2013
Environment Commissioner welcomes International Panel eel report 06 Dec 2013
Large scale change in land use putting pressure on water quality – Environment Commissioner 19 Nov 2013
Government must move to sort out conservation lands – Environment Commissioner 21 Aug 2013
Environment Reporting a much needed tool – Environment Commissioner 08 Aug 2013
Lack of action on pest control disappointing – Environment Commissioner 16 Jul 2013
Environment Commissioner releases smart meters report update 28 Jun 2013
Environment Commissioner releases water report update 25 Jun 2013
Environment Commissioner welcomes Government announcement on endangered eels 07 Jun 2013
Stop commercial fishing or longfin eels will perish – Environment Commissioner 17 Apr 2013
Freshwater changes show promise – Environment Commissioner 08 Apr 2013
Environment Commissioner rejects radical RMA changes 03 Apr 2013
Proposed changes unbalance RMA - Environment Commissioner 01 Mar 2013
Fracking Rules And Management To Come Under Spotlight - PCE 27 Nov 2012
Commissioner to release interim report on fracking on 27th November 21 Nov 2012
Returned ETS bill a failure – Environment Commissioner 18 Oct 2012
ETS changes a farce – Environment Commissioner 11 Sep 2012
Get EEZ Bill into law – Environment Commissioner 13 Aug 2012
Reducing peak electricity demand vital 09 Aug 2012
EEZ changes welcome – Environment Commissioner 07 Aug 2012
EEZ legislation too weak – Environment Commissioner 01 Aug 2012
Solar water heaters only part of the picture – Environment Commissioner 26 Jul 2012
Environment Commissioner welcomes common sense electricity report 25 Jul 2012
Wild rivers need better protection – Environment Commissioner 31 May 2012
Wright welcomes second term 11 May 2012
PCE to investigate ‘fracking’ 28 Mar 2012
New report a straight-forward guide to water quality 20 Mar 2012
Significant flaws in EEZ bill 09 Feb 2012
Environment reporting document welcomed – Environment Commissioner 19 Aug 2011
Urgent need for more pest control Commissioner tells Select Committee 18 Aug 2011
Urgent need for electricity leadership – Environment Commissioner 11 Aug 2011
Conservation for prosperity and posterity? Commercial use of the DOC estate 13 Jun 2011
1080 must not be banned – Environment Commissioner 08 Jun 2011
1080 - Frequently Asked Questions 08 Jun 2011
Review must strengthen ETS – Environment Commissioner 07 Apr 2011
Lignite a bad choice for NZ – Environment Commissioner 09 Dec 2010
"Value of good science speech" to WasteMINZ conference 13 Oct 2010
Mining’s special access status concerning – Environment Commissioner 21 Sep 2010
Submission on the Proposed Changes to the National Environmental Standard for Air Quality PM10 14 Jul 2010
ETS Good but Emitter Subsidies Bad – Environment Commissioner 30 Jun 2010
Environment commissioner welcomes EPA announcement 04 Jun 2010
State of the Environment reporting presentation to Local Government and Environment Committee 20 May 2010
Environment Commissioner presents at Local Government and Environment Committee 20 May 2010
Mining plans don’t pass first hurdle – Environment Commissioner 27 Apr 2010
Our clean green image at risk says Commissioner 22 Apr 2010
Smart Meters speech to Grey Power 15 Apr 2010
Smart Meters speech to Grey Power 01 Apr 2010
Changes a good move for native forests 30 Mar 2010
Smart grid critical infrastructure in modern NZ - Environment Commissioner 24 Mar 2010
Environment Commissioner urges party leaders to support really smart meters 25 Feb 2010
Really smart meters set for further debate 23 Feb 2010
Environment Commissioner welcomes report into the roll-out of smart meters 29 Jan 2010
Environment Commissioner welcomes Mackenzie Basin dairying consents call in 27 Jan 2010
Environment Commissioner urges Minister to call in Mackenzie Basin dairying consents 14 Jan 2010
Smarten up on smart meters - Environment Commissioner 10 Dec 2009
Green New Deal a good deal for wilding pine problem – Environment Commissioner 02 Dec 2009
Smart Meters Presentation to Commerce Committee 01 Dec 2009
Letter to the International Energy Agency 01 Dec 2009
ETS amendments bill ‘won’t help environment’, says Environment Commissioner 25 Nov 2009
ETS amendments bill should not pass, says Environment Commissioner 16 Nov 2009
NZIER report - “I couldn’t agree less” says Environment Commissioner 03 Nov 2009
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 01 Nov 2009
Subsidy on imported biofuels should be scrapped - Commissioner 29 Oct 2009
‘Old’ mining licences put the environment at risk – Environment Commissioner 21 Oct 2009
New bill ‘weakens ETS’ says Environment Commissioner 15 Oct 2009
ANZ School of Government conference 01 Oct 2009
Commissioner calls for moratorium on meter roll-out 21 Sep 2009
Environment Commissioner urges Parliament to carefully consider ETS Committee report 31 Aug 2009
Commissioner pleased with findings of Mapua site report 31 Jul 2009
Smart meters on the table for debate, says Commissioner 02 Jul 2009
Kiwis miss out on smart power 25 Jun 2009
Iconic high country lakes could become polluted, warns Environment Commissioner 07 Apr 2009
Change in the High Country: Environmental stewardship and tenure review 01 Apr 2009
Blueprints for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference 01 Dec 2008
Electricity Commission making some progress toward environmental goals, says PCE 23 Sep 2008
Commissioner congratulates Council on speedy response 01 Sep 2008
Environment Commissioner's advice on the ETS is proceed without delay 25 Aug 2008
Lincoln Biofuels Forum 12 Aug 2008
Levin landfill: Environmental management review 05 Aug 2008
State of the Environment Conference 01 Aug 2008
Much to learn from Mapua site cleanup 29 Jul 2008
Environment Commissioner supports amended ETS bill 17 Jun 2008
Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) must proceed 14 May 2008
Biofuel Bill should not proceed 03 Apr 2008
Cross-party response needed on climate change 18 Feb 2008
Environmental data collection must continue 31 Jan 2008
Steps to tackle climate change welcomed 20 Sep 2007
Environment Commissioner delighted with Building Code changes 04 May 2007
Major sustainability forum opens in Wellington tomorrow 28 Feb 2007
Huge potential savings in local approach to energy 12 Dec 2006
Good energy decisions are good for health 27 Nov 2006
Environmental audit of Solid Energy's Stockton mine set for 2008 20 Nov 2006
Caution needed over wind direction 16 Nov 2006
Electricity sector needs clear strategy 24 Jul 2006
Greater use of economic tools needed to manage waste 12 Jul 2006
Parliamentary Commissioner welcomes sustainability education boost 10 May 2006
Rotorua Lakes' restoration must maintain momentum 03 Apr 2006
Time to spark a new direction for electricity 28 Jul 2005
Opportunities to get more value from our electricity supply 12 Jul 2005
Farming's future lies in major revamp of production systems 03 Nov 2004
Forging the missing links between science and policy 23 Sep 2004
Education for sustainability to bring about a sea change in society 15 Jan 2004
Crucial connections needed in the electricity sector 23 Jul 2003
Superb or suburb - case studies in icon landscapes 28 Apr 2003
Probing the Progress of Sustainable Development in New Zealand 05 Aug 2002
Native plants on private lands - asset or liability? 12 Jun 2002
Boggy patch or ecological heritage? Valuing wetlands in Tasman 25 Mar 2002
A review of the management of biosecurity risks to the environment 14 Dec 2001
Native plants - can they contribute more? 17 Jul 2001
Paradise in the real world 12 Jul 2001
Long straws and big thirsts 25 May 2001
Whose water and at what price? 25 Apr 2001
New Zealanders give an orange light to genetic engineering research on possum control 19 Oct 2000
PCE submission on Game Animal Council bill
Smart electricity meters: How households and the environment can benefit