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DOC closing tracks to protect kauri

Posted 17 October 2018 by Gold FM in Media Release and Environmental
Media Release: Minister of Conservation - Hon Eugenie Sage

Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage today announced that the Department of Conservation (DOC) will close 21 tracks across kauri land to help prevent the spread of kauri dieback. An additional 10 tracks will also be partially closed and the open...
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The Great Kererū Count takes flight today

Posted 21 September 2018 by Gold FM in Environmental

The Great Kererū Count takes flight today with everyone in New Zealand being invited to be citizen scientists for the next 10 days and count kererū. The aim is to build up a comprehensive picture of where our native pigeon is – and isn’t – found....
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Conservation Week calls for help

Posted 17 September 2018 by Gold FM in Environmental

 New Zealand’s wildlife is in crisis with more than 4,000 of our species threatened or at risk.  The Conservation Week poster this year is of a tīeke (saddleback) surrounded by native species, calling for help. There are four sectors represented –...
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Project Martha Submissions Close Soon

Posted 16 September 2018 by Gold FM in Environmental

The clock is ticking on the submission period for the OceanaGold proposed Martha Project. Submissions close at 4.30 pm this Friday, September 14. Hauraki District Council is managing the processing of the information. Recently one of their staff...
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