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Environmental Defence Society Disappointed With Schedule 4 Mining Review

Environmental Defence Society Disappointed With Schedule 4 Mining Review

The Environmental Defence Society says it's disappointed at the tone and content of the Schedule 4 review.

Government's Mining Proposal

The Government is proposing to open up more than 7000 hectares of conservation land for mining on Coromandel, Paparoa and Stewart Island.

Coromandel Watchdog: Mining Plans Contemptible

The Government's decision to allow mining -- even open-pit mining - in pristine areas of Coromandel conservation land and our National Parks is contemptible, says Coromandel Watchdog spokesperson Denis Tegg.

Time To Discuss Maximising Our Mineral Potential

Time To Discuss Maximising Our Mineral Potential

Energy and Resources Minister Gerry Brownlee and Conservation Minister Kate Wilkinson today released a discussion paper containing a suite of measures to facilitate the environmentally responsible development of New Zealand's extensive mineral estate.

$2 Worker Case Signals Concerning Level Of Abuse

The latest case of worker exploitation on Marlborough vineyards signals a concerning level of exploitation of workers in Aotearoa, the Maori Party says.

Maori Party Fail To Deliver On Promises

Maori Party Fail To Deliver On Promises

Labour list MP Shane Jones says the Maori Party's problem is its struggle to deliver on the promises they made Maori, given they are up against some pretty powerful forces in the National Party.

Minister Leads Agritech Mission To China

Minister Leads Agritech Mission To China

Agriculture Minister David Carter is leading a delegation of New Zealand agricultural technology companies to China this week.

Australia Sends UN To Naughty Chair On Smacking

Australia Sends UN To Naughty Chair On Smacking

Family First NZ is welcoming the Australian response to pressure by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child to ban smacking in Australia.

Q+A's Paul Holmes Interviews Federated Farmers' Don Nicolson & Green Party MP Russel Norman

Q+A's Paul Holmes Interviews Federated Farmers' Don Nicolson & Green Party MP Russel Norman

The interview has been transcribed below. Q+A is repeated on TVNZ 7 at 9.10pm on Sunday nights and 10.10am and 2.10pm on Mondays. The full length video interviews and panel discussions from this morning's Q+A can also be seen on tvnz.co.nz at, http://tvnz.co.nz/q-and-a-news

Q+A's Guyon Espiner Interviews Trade Minister, Tim Groser

Q+A's Guyon Espiner Interviews Trade Minister, Tim Groser

The interview has been transcribed below. Q+A is repeated on TVNZ 7 at 9.10pm on Sunday nights and 10.10am and 2.10pm on Mondays. The full length video interviews and panel discussions from this morning's Q+A can also be seen on tvnz.co.nz at, http://tvnz.co.nz/q-and-a-news