Environment & Housing Minister Nick Smith on The Nation

Nick Smith keeps door open to more genetically modified organisms

Sun 1 Nov 5

Environment Minister Nick Smith about his plans for GM and how risky the first general release of a GM organism in NZ really is.

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Jan Wright

Soil compaction affecting 75% of dairying lands, environmental report finds

Wed 21 Oct

The first report produced since the passage through the parliament last month of the Environmental Reporting Act.

Pew Environment Group chief executive Bronwen Golder

Fishing, mining interests in Kermadec sanctuary won't attract compensation

Tue 29 Sep 1

At the UN General Assembly in New York, John Key announced plans to create a 620,00sq km ocean sanctuary in the Kermadec Islands region.

Ann Brower

Brower welcomes Kermadec protection zone

Tue 29 Sep

Culmination of nine years work to preserve pristine area.

Environment Minister Nick Smith (TV3)

Smith seeks collaboration between farmers and environmentalists on bio-diversity

Fri 14 Aug 2

Nick Smith outlined plans for four new NPSs and the same number of new National Environmental Standards.

Environment Minister Nick Smith (TV3)

Democracy-lite for Environment Canterbury

Wed 8 Jul 1

The new model for Enrivonment Canterbury provides for limited elected represenatation.


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