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Media releases

28 September 2023

Webinar: Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana Marine Protection Bill

15 September 2023

Leading environmental groups deeply concerned at proposed defunding of DOC

15 September 2023

Media Release & video recording: Pre-election political forum & webinar

17 August 2023

Natural and Built Environment Bill and Spatial Planning Bill pass third readings

16 August 2023

EDS and partners urge Government to accelerate gross emissions reductions and strengthen the incentives for indigenous forests

09 August 2023

EDS applauds announcement that Hauraki Gulf marine protection proceeding

29 July 2023

Webinar: Aotearoa New Zealand’s wildlife law: An opportunity for transformational change

13 July 2023

Wildlife laws need transformational change

09 July 2023

EDS welcomes new protections for our natural world

25 June 2023

The Conservation Management Planning System is broken and needs urgent overhaul

30 May 2023

EDS finds significant gaps in current law for managed retreat

12 May 2023

EDS endorses the recommendations of the forestry inquiry

12 April 2023

EDS and Pure Advantage seek tightening of forest harvesting rules to prevent slash and sediment

20 March 2023

Media Advisory: Pivot Point conference on this week

02 March 2023

EDS releases report on environmental advocacy; calls for creation of an Environmental Defender’s Office

28 February 2023

Draft Hauraki Gulf Fisheries Plan needs more ambition

13 February 2023

EDS releases first working paper on managed retreat law

09 February 2023

Proposed fisheries sustainability measures are positive but need strengthening

03 February 2023

The Environmental Defence Society releases its draft submission on the Natural and Built Environment Bill and Spatial Planning Bill

30 January 2023

EDS files legal proceedings challenging the lawfulness of plantation forestry regulations

24 January 2023

EDS’s template submission on the RM reform bills

19 January 2023

Make your submission on the resource management reform bills: What to tell our lawmakers

16 January 2023

EDS calls for Minister Nash to rethink an Inquiry into plantation forestry

12 January 2023

EDS calls for Formal Inquiry into Forestry Practices following East Coast disaster