Member group notices

... and other eco-news

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Nov 27, 2018, 10:29 AM
Green Corridors has had a successful year, writes Selwyn Yorke.
Nov 22, 2018, 9:21 AM
Build the Path campaign spokespeople Ross Castle and Miriam Sharland are calling for a shared biking and walking pathway to be built in conjunction with Te Atu a Turanga — Manawatu-Tararua Highway, which will replace the Manawatu Gorge Rd.
Nov 19, 2018, 11:09 AM
TechCollect launches New Zealand's first FREE e-waste recycling service.
Nov 13, 2018, 9:01 AM
This online event calls on participants to take up the feral as a way to explore the possibilities and problems of the human relation to the non-human world. From biosecurity to so-called invasive species, ‘dead zones’ to re-wilding to urban pests, the idea of the feral calls on us to interrogate our assumptions about how, what, where and why nature ought to be, how we draw those lines and distinctions and how they speak to wider structures of power, political economy and privilege.
Nov 6, 2018, 10:49 AM
The Department of Conservation is seeking your opinion on whitebait management.
Nov 6, 2018, 10:19 AM
NZ is in a unique position to help lead the transformation to a circular economy. Tackling NZ's key economic and environmental challenges - acting now - we could pave the way for an abundant, healthy future.
Oct 30, 2018, 10:50 AM
The One Plan defines how the natural and physical resources of the Region are cared for and managed. Proposed Plan Change 2 (PPC2) concerns water quality improvement, especially in relation to nitrogen leaching from agricultural land.
Oct 29, 2018, 10:48 AM
​In a public talk given at Te Manawa in September, eleven-year-old Wilson Hannon and his father Jonathan of the Zero Waste Academy at Massey University, laid out the challenges we face in dealing with local plastic pollution. Award-winning filmmaker, fourteen-year-old Charlie Higgison, shot and edited this video of the talk, with production by ENM.​
Oct 17, 2018, 10:55 AM
Environment and Conservation Organizations of New Zealand (ECO) is looking for information on herbicides, fungicides, industrial chemicals, fire retardants, toxins including brodifacoum and Bormadiolone, organophgsophates, and many others, with a view to making submissions to the EPA.
Oct 17, 2018, 10:33 AM
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is calling for information on neonicotinoid pesticide and their use in New Zealand. Submissions close 30 December.
Sep 28, 2018, 9:47 PM
​A limited number of roman blinds available for free in October
Aug 1, 2018, 9:08 AM
Your choice of a voice for the environment - voting closes 21 September.
Jul 12, 2018, 8:56 AM
​Applications to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) for imports of alien species and new toxins seem to be coming in thick and fast. Environment and Conservation Organizations of Aotearoa New Zealand needs help from entomologists, botanists, biochemists and others in helping to understand the possible impacts of these.
Jun 28, 2018, 8:58 AM
The Ministry for the Environment has opened public consultation on the Zero Carbon Bill.
Jun 18, 2018, 8:59 AM
Horizons Regional Council want to see what planting you're undertaking this winter.
Jun 11, 2018, 9:00 AM
Food, Fibre and Medicine - New Zealand’s first iHemp Summit will provide a platform for setting the vision for New Zealand’s industrial hemp value chain.
Jun 5, 2018, 8:36 AM
Watch this video showing the beautiful creatures that ENM member group REACT conjure out of bamboo, willow and paper.
Apr 12, 2018, 11:11 AM
The Palmy Dirty 30 challenge is a local parent-led initiative to try to encourage more local kids to get outdoors a bit more often. As it's definitely not summer anymore, it's nearly the school holidays and the days are getting shorter, it's time for some new challenges!
Apr 9, 2018, 8:26 AM
The Environment Foundation has relaunched its Environment Guide website. This is an online guide to assist individuals, community groups and businesses to more effectively participate in environmental management decision-making processes. The Guide is written in plain English and is easy to use. It covers a wide range of environmental legislation and processes.
Jun 29, 2017, 1:27 PM
The QEII Community Weedbusters Project is a joint programme run by Weedbusters NZ and the QEII National Trust. Using a fund granted by DOC’s Community Conservation Partnership Fund the project supports voluntary weedbusting efforts by community groups in priority regions around the country.
Nov 21, 2016, 10:14 AM
RECAP is excited to be offering their popular Permaculture Course again in 2017. Permaculture is an integrated approach to designing homes, gardens and neighbourhoods. It is grounded in three core ethics. Take care of the earth—its soil, water, air, plants and animals. Take care of people—work with the earth to provide for the needs and wants of humans. Be fair— put needs before wants and promote social justice.
Oct 27, 2016, 1:10 PM
In the Manawatū-Whanganui, a new Centre for Environmental Justice is under way – a ginger group, incipient think tank, and home for voices for environmental justice in the region, and New Zealand.
Oct 26, 2016, 1:54 PM
Garden Elf is launching in the Manawatu. Garden Elf specialises in designing, installing and maintaining edible foodscapes and also provides education services to schools, runs sustainability workshops and a bi-annual permaculture design certificate course.
Feb 25, 2016, 12:51 PM
Built with love, integrity and natural materials
Feb 24, 2016, 2:53 PM
Carrying Our Future needs donations of fabric to create reusable bags for public use.
Oct 12, 2015, 1:24 PM
Receive fruit and veges weekly when you support the Wairarapa Eco Farm