Monthly Archives: March 2024

Wise Decision-making or Blatant Commercial Bias?

Press release by Legasea Last Friday the Minister for Oceans and Fisheries, Shane Jones, made his first round of decisions for a range of fish stocks across New Zealand. While we hoped for a positive outcome, we have instead been … Continue reading

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Canterbury Alpine Skyline Peaks a Magnet to Climbers

Book Review “Alpine Panorama” by Andy Buchanan, published by Quentin Wilson Publishing, price $59.99. Reviewed by Tony Orman. On a clear winter’s day Canterbury’s snowcapped alpine skyline west of Christchurch is entrancing and with a magnetic appeal to Cantabrians and … Continue reading

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: The Government’s War on Nature goes Nuclear

Media Release – Environmental Defence Society 7 March 2024 The government’s assault on the environment has stepped up several gears, with the introduction of a new fast track consenting law to Parliament today. This replaces the existing fast-track law which … Continue reading

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Remedy for Troubled Youngsters – Get Them Outdoors

An opinion by Tony Orman New Zealand’s youth suicide rate is the second worst in the developed world at 14.9 deaths per 100,000 adolescents. This rate is more than twice the average among the 41 OECD countries surveyed (6.5 deaths … Continue reading

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