Category: News & Views

Letter to the NZ Listener

Your Peak Paradise article was timely, given MBIEs conservative forecast of visitor numbers exceeding our population by 2022 but the solution proferred by McKinsey, The Green Party et al, whilst adding to Government coffers, does not address the core issue – CAPACITY.  The increasing mobility of a growing global middle-class

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Letter to Otago Daily Times

As one introduced species to another, can I congratulate you on publishing Lewis Hore’s article (Bias against introduced animals needs revision, 20 Jan 2017).  How sick we all are of hearing the “all native good, all introduced bad” dogma which denies that honey bees pollinate native trees, eucalyptus and elderberry

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Submission on the Future of Our Fisheries Consultation Document

Submission on the Future of Our Fisheries Consultation Document To: Ministry of Primary Industries Name of Submitter: NZ Outdoors Party Date: 23 December 2016 Introduction The NZ Outdoors Party was formed in 2015 to garner the collective interests of all those who enjoy hunting, fishing, camping, tramping, hiking, biking and

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Carp Farm Proposal Stopped By Public Backlash

Carp Farm Proposal Stopped By Public Backlash. The recent Carp Farm “battle” was an excellent example of a community and democracy at work and while it was a local issue (Taupo) it could have been anywhere else in New Zealand where I am sure the outcome would have been the

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