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17 December, 2014

New strategy to tackle kauri dieback

A new joint strategy to tackle kauri dieback has been welcomed by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry.

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16 December, 2014

Minister welcomes predator control venture

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed an innovative partnership to dramatically transform the way invasive predators are managed on mainland New Zealand.

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4 December, 2014

Minister launches “boot camp” for whio

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry today officially opened a “boot camp” for whio at the Tongariro National Trout Centre near Turangi.

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28 November, 2014

Martinborough winemaker receives conservation award

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has presented Clive Paton of Martinborough with the 2014 Loder Cup at a ceremony today, for his significant contribution to habitat restoration in New Zealand.

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6 November, 2014

Govt to engage with families on next steps at Pike River

The Government has today accepted Solid Energy’s decision not to pursue the Pike River drift re-entry project and committed to working with the Pike River families on next steps for the Pike River site, says Energy and Resources Minister Simon Bridges and Acting Conservation Minister for issues relating to Pike River, Nick Smith.

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5 November, 2014

Little blue penguin is the vote of choice

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has cast her vote for the little blue penguin in Forest & Bird’s Seabird of the Year 2014.

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4 November, 2014

Minister congratulates conservation innovators

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated the winners of the inaugural Conservation Innovation Awards.

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3 November, 2014

Minister welcomes Conservation Week

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed the start of Conservation Week, which this year has a theme of “Discover the world where you live.”

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30 October, 2014

Game Animal Council Takes Lead to Ensure Hunter Access

Associate Conservation Minister Peter Dunne welcomes today’s joint announcement by the Game Animal Council and the Te Urewera Trust Board regarding access to the land previously known as Te Urewera National Park.

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