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Government’s freshwater proposals a good start, but could do better

3 July 2014

The Government’s amendments to the National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management announced today are a step in the right direction but do not go far enough to ensure “inter-generational water sustainability”, Te Wai Māori Trust says. Read media release »

 

Water quality, quantity keys to restoring eel populations

25 June 2014

Te Wai Māori Trust welcomes the joint announcement from the Ministers of Primary Industries and Conservation to appoint an independent, international peer review panel to reassess the scientific data on longfin eels following a report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment. Read media release »

 

Wai Māori welcomes review of science in eel report

12 June 2013

Te Wai Māori Trust welcomes the joint announcement from the Ministers of Primary Industries and Conservation to appoint an independent, international peer review panel to reassess the scientific data on longfin eels following a report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment. Read media release »

 

Urgent review of Longfin eel information needed

17 April 2013

Te Wai Māori today called on the Minister for Primary Industries to urgently review the information provided by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment that has led to her to conclude that the longfin eel is on a path to extinction. Read media release »