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Posts Tagged ‘ Climate Change ’

No support for meat tax here

Oct 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Claims a meat tax study doesn’t apply to New Zealand. NICO HENDRICKS reports.



Kiwis urged to get on board with climate campaigns

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Environmental big guns coming to New Zealand

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



Climate change more than a three year challenge

May 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News



WATCH: Oil protest proves worthwhile

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Top Picture

Protesters applaud an end to oil exploration in New Zealand. Mobile reporter BRONTE WILSON filmed events leading up to this week’s announcement.



Mass transit network could be in Wellington’s future

Apr 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News, Radio News

A discussion on climate change emphasises the need for better public transport . BRONTE WILSON reports.



LISTEN: Petition calls for end to oil exploration

Mar 20th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Article

Crowds gathered in front of parliament as Green Peace handed over it’s oil petition. BRONTE WILSON reports.



Politics, social issues on the minds of high school students

Aug 26th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Year 10s at Wellington High School are looking closely at this year’s General Election



Rain fails to drown out climate protest

Jun 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News, Top Picture

Rain failed to deter a climate change protest at Parliament as US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, visited the country. AIMEE EASTWOOD talked to some of the protesters.



A traditional approach to fight climate change

Feb 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Local champions needed to fight climate change

Feb 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Church niceties observed on altar of polite politics

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

A crowd of about 50 people took a pew at Central Baptist Church in Wellington for local candidates.



Climate change hot Wadestown topic – too hot for some

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wadestown residents meet the candidates, including two new “young thrusters”.



Climate change job also has economic demands, says new councillor

Jan 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

As he prepares to tackle the climate change portfolio in 2014, new Wellington City Councillor David Lee intends to address the role from an economic perspective, instead of environmental. He talks to JULIE TAYLOR.



Bigger Brooklyn wind turbine application arrives at council

Nov 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Meridian Energy submitted its resource consent application for Brooklyn Turbine upgrade last week.



Design students litter Bowen House with petals and glass for art

Sep 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

An exhibition is showing works on the environment and the bottom line. CAM MASSEY went for a look.



Visualising Wellington’s future with 3D digital tools

Feb 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Exhibit shows ‘fly-throughs’ of the past, present and future of Wellington.



Climate change debate avoided, but change may be in the wind

Nov 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Student Features

NZ gets in step with global emitters’ carbon footprints. JAMES PAUL reports on mixed messages.



Youth may attend Powershift for free

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

Pacific youth will have the opportunity to attend New Zealand’s largest youth climate change summit for free in December.

Environmental organisation 350 Aotearoa are offering scholarships to Powershift, a part conference, part festival celebration of how young people can end climate change.

350’s Pacific co-ordinator Koreti Tiumalu says the scholarships are particularly aimed at large families who don’t have the money to send their youth to conferences like Powershift.



Summer scholarships for Maori and PI students

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

OTAGO UNIVERSITY is helping develop the Maori and Pacific health workforce by offering summer school scholarships for the first time. Wellington Campus Associate Dean Nandika Currey says the courses cover a broad range of topics that can impact on health including climate change, geography, ethics, and law.



Youth urged to use technology to save climate

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

PACIFIC YOUTH in New Zealand can raise awareness on climate change in the Islands with technology they use every day. 350 Aotearoa spokesperson Koreti Tiumalu says tools we take for granted such as the internet and social media can help give people in the islands a powerful voice on climate change.



Don’t blame population for climate change

Mar 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Energy use, not population, is to blame for climate change.



Rongotai demands action on child poverty

Nov 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Crowd raises issues at final candidates meeting.



Climate change – PM John Key forgets his Pacific responsibilities

Dec 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, IN DEPTH

When he initially turned down going to Copenhagen, John Key forgot NZ has senior responsibilities to Pacific neighbours. Our IN DEPTH team investigates.



International eco-group expo hits Wellington

Sep 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Sustainability, water and peak oil on the agenda at St Paul’s.



Capital’s carbon zero – gone by lunchtime

Apr 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Student Features

Wellington City declared it would be a leader in the battle against climate change but its carbon-zero goal is unrealistic, the mayor now admits.
NewsWire reporter PAUL McBETH continues his investigation.



Eight groups help city transition to green future

Apr 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Kelburn joins international movement for eco-friendly living.



Capital back-pedals on clean, green goal

Mar 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Carbon-neutral Wellington by 2012 seen as over-ambitious.



Wellington takes baby steps on emissions

Mar 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington region takes first carbon emission step.



Why virtual silence about climate change during election?

Nov 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Opinion

OPINION: Greens made little noise about climate change during the election campaign. Will they speak up when new coalition government tries to weaken emissions trading scheme, asks ANNE CORNISH.



What Government’s new emissions trading law actually says

Oct 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, News

ANNE CORNISH analyses the Climate Change Response (Emissions Trading) Amendment Act 2008 and explains how it will affect us all. (Picture: David Wall).