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Greenpeace Aotearoa appalled by 'nightmarish' waste to energy proposal

A new proposal to build a waste to energy incinerator in Waimate to burn 350,000 tonnes of plastic, toxic sludge, nappies and other waste, is facing strong opposition from Greenpeace Aotearoa.

Council partners with iwi to protect forest, support jobs

A groundbreaking new partnership between Iwi and the Invercargill City Council is set to support job growth, training and address climate change.

'A road map to ending diesel vehicle pollution'

Researchers have developed a road map to accelerate the removal of light diesel vehicles, including cars, utes and vans, from New Zealand roads in a quest to clear the air.

Napier City Council brings community safety into focus

A new CCTV network and City Ambassador service for Napier is a step closer after Council approved its design and funding at its meeting today.

Vote scheduled next week on healthy Wellington streets for all - WCC

Next week a Wellington City Council committee will consider a plan to make it easier to get around the city in low-carbon ways.

'Hundreds of office pooches lining up for NZ top dog crown'

Hundreds ‘working’ canines in lineup

The winners of New Zealand’s annual search for the nation’s top office dogs will be announced in the world’s largest canine Zoom call on 28 September.

Co-ordinated review of events leading to attack at New Lynn Countdown - IPCA

The Independent Police Conduct Authority, the Office of the Inspectorate at the Department of Corrections, and the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security have agreed to conduct a coordinated review of the actions of New Zealand Police, the Department of Corrections and the New Zealand Sec

Sky Tower turns gold for Child Cancer - Sky City

Tomorrow night, in association with CheeKee Hero Charity and Child Cancer Foundation, the Sky Tower will glow gold in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Minister to speak on climate change at Strengthening Communities Hui - Zero Waste Network

Minister for Climate Change James Shaw will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Strengthening Communities Hui on Friday, September 17.

Carbon farming with pines bad for the environment - EDS

The Environmental Defence Society is calling for an urgent reset of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme because of the way it is driving a massive expansion of carbon farming across our landscapes. The price of carbon has now soared to over $60 per tonne.