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Why New Zealand is granting a river the same rights as a citizen, Sep 6 [1]

New homes pre-wired for solar power, batteries and electric car charging, Feb 19 [2]


People will soon be able to recycle plastic bags at major supermarkets and stores, November 25 [3]

Sarah vs the State: Government’s climate targets ‘illegal, unreasonable, irrational’, November 12 [4]

New 135km trail highlights biodiversity, October 3 [5]

New Zealand to turn Kermadec into vast marine reserve, September 29 [6]

Mapping the Transition Movement in Aotearoa New Zealand, January 12 [7]


Dunedin announces that it will divest from fossil fuels, May 13 [8]


Pedestrians given priority in Christchurch transport revamp, [9] November 15


New currency in town, [10] September 17


New Zealand to be the main host for UN World Environment Day (2008) with the slogan Kick the C02 Habit, [11] December 12. "Our plan to become climate neutral involves a goal of generating 90 percent of our electricity from renewable sources by 2025, and halving our per capita transport emissions by 2040 by introducing electric cars and a requirement to use bio fuels. To incentivise climate-friendly behaviour we're introducing an emissions trading scheme, which includes all sectors and all gases," David Parker Minister Responsible for Climate Change Issues

South Pacific to be protected from destructive fishing, [12] May 16

New Zealand Green Party Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons unveils "the best and most equitable way of addressing the contentious issue of putting a price on carbon." Kicking the carbon habit, March 26 [13]

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