Monthly Archives: April 2022

‘Dangerous’ Rules for Firearms Ranges Revealed

Press release The Council of Licensed Firearms Owners (COLFO) says members making submissions on proposed regulations for firearm clubs and ranges are finding worrying new rules that will diminish public safety rather than improve it. COLFO spokesperson Hugh Devereux-Mack says; … Continue reading

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Exotic Forestry – a Monolithic Monoculture of Environmental Degradation

by Ben Hope The Marlborough Sounds is facing a crisis due to accelerated runoff and deposition of silt into its bays. The environmental degradation and smothering of the inner marine ecosystems of the Sounds has occurred because of extensive planting … Continue reading

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Carbon Farming with Pines Bad for Environment

The following press release of the Environmental Defence Society was made in February last year when the “price of carbon had soared to over $60 per tonne.”. The price of carbon is currently at $76 per tonne. The Environmental Defence … Continue reading

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Influencing Crucial Decision Making

Subtitle:-Influencing Policy/Proposals at Conception by Infiltration An opinion by Tony Orman – intended to promote discussion and political action April, 2022 Most advocacies and lobby groups seem to ignore getting involved around the table where policies are formulated. Policies are … Continue reading

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New Firearm Range and Club Rules “Excessive Beyond Stupid”

Special report The Council of Licensed Firearm Owners (COLFO) has slammed a newly released 50-page set of rules for ranges and firearm clubs which its members say is illegitimate, unnecessary, and error-ridden. COLFO spokesperson Hugh Devereux-Mack says that the planned … Continue reading

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Public Access to Conservation Lands Under Threat?

by John Porter This is an abridged version from Waikanae Watch site The public’s conservation estate is being readied for control by Maori radicals says John Porter writing for Waikanae Watch.  “The indicators are there for all to see,” he … Continue reading

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