Category: Press Releases

SUPREME COURT DECISION ON DOC LAND SWAP

PRESS RELEASE NZ OUTDOORS PARTY 6 JULY 2017 The NZ Outdoors Party welcomes the Supreme Court decision which ruled illegal the swapping of Ruahine Forest Park Conservation Land to enable the Ruataniwha Dam construction in Hawkes Bay and congratulates Forest & Bird on a successful outcome. Co-Leaders, Alan Simmons and

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Team New Zealand Show the World the Kiwi Way

Team New Zealand Show the World the Kiwi Way The NZ Outdoors Party congratulate Team New Zealand for their emphatic win and bringing the Americas Cup back to Auckland. As an island nation life around water is an important part of the Kiwi Way of life whether it be sailing,

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OUTDOORS PARTY CALLS FOR QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY, TOURISM

PRESS RELEASE 15 MAY 2017 OUTDOORS PARTY CALLS FOR QUALITY NOT QUANTITY TOURISM The recent Government announcement of $102M, of which $60M is new money, for funding regional tourism infrastructure and the $67M for a new Great Walk are welcomed but completely miss the point according to the NZ Outdoors

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HUNTERS VERSUS DoC IN COURT.

Press release for NZ Outdoors party. 4/5/2017 HUNTERS VERSUS DoC IN COURT. The hunters of New Zealand have just spent a day in court trying to get the Department of Conservation to consult with them! “A really simple requirement of the Wild Animal Control Act but ignored by DoC.” says

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European Union Has Better Swimmable Water Standards

PRESS RELEASE NZ OUTDOORS PARTY 16:00, 28 APRIL 2017 EUROPEAN UNION HAS BETTER SWIMMABLE WATER STANDARDS The NZ Outdoors Party, who formed in 2015 to protect the rights of Kiwis to enjoy our outdoors heritage, today submitted their response to the Government’s Clean Water proposals. A central theme of the

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Just How Well Do We Measure Freshwater Quality?

Freshwater Monitoring Given human health is now on the line in regions such as Hawkes Bay and Canterbury, good data on the state of our freshwater is life-critical, literally. The data determine how well we’re meeting the National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management, the effects of mitigation initiatives, where $465M

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BAD DAIRY PRACTICES STILL OUT THERE

There are still some slack dairy farmers out there who, despite all the publicity, all the pressure from their more enlightened farming peers and the knowledge that clean rivers is a BIG issue at the moment, still choose to deliberately let their cattle wander into rivers, destroy banksides and shit

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