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Government betrays good faith of consultation over deep sea oil drilling

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | June 19, 2012

Next week, the Government will end its consultation on the type of activities that should be permitted in our Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), which include deep sea oil and gas drilling. New Zealanders are being asked to make...

Government’s Copenhagen target consultation starting next week. Have your say!

Blog entry by Gareth Hughes | July 2, 2009

The Government has announced a round of public consultations starting next week, on what NZ’s 2020 emissions reductions target should be. And we need you to be there. In December governments will converge at Copenhagen aiming to...

Waikato consultation – skeptics or equity: who will you listen to Dr Smith?

Blog entry by Gareth Hughes | July 14, 2009

Went down to Hamilton tonight for the latest instalment of Nick Smith’s climate targets roadshow – the public’s chance to have its say on what NZ’s 2020 target should be.  But I’m feeling more and more this is simply a PR exercise than...

NZ's emissions target for 2020 - framing the discussion

Blog entry by Nick Potter | July 6, 2009

This week NZ's government begins consulting on a greenhouse gas emissions reduction target for 2020. NZ is one of the last developed countries to set this target, in preparation for the international climate change negotiations at ...

Project Nelson

Blog entry by Gareth Hughes | July 18, 2009

Last night, the final public climate change 2020 target consultation wrapped up in Nelson. It was a lively crowd with 180 odd people packing the Rutheford Hotel. The mood was upbeat, and like all the consultations I’ve attended, the...

Target talks in Dunedin electric

Blog entry by Gareth Hughes | July 10, 2009

So Tonight, the Consultation Roadshow rolled into Dunedin. Famous for its Scottish heritage Dunedin was a fitting venue to mention Scotland’s recent ambitious target of 42% by 2020, adopted in its Parliament. Scotland, like New Zealand...

A challenge to your city

Blog entry by Geoff Keey | July 7, 2009

11pm – Monday July 6 - I’ve just got home from the Wellington climate change target consultation. It rocked. I reckon over 400 people turned out; not bad for one week’s notice. Nearly everyone there backed an emissions reduction target...

Queenstown Consultation

Blog entry by Vivienne Hadlow | July 13, 2009

Last night we joined around 70 people from as far afield as Wanaka, Cromwell and Lumsden at the Queenstown climate change target consultation meeting. For many of those in attendance this was a rare opportunity; as Queenstown Lakes...

Do it as a Kiwi

Blog entry by Gareth Hughes | July 9, 2009

Christchurch had its consultation this evening and nearly 200 Cantabrians came out to have their say to Climate Change Minister Nick Smith and NZ Climate Ambassador Adrian Macey. There were 40 by 2020 stickers and signs galore and...

NZ Govt barricaded in cubicle - it's time to play

Blog entry by Kathy Cumming | July 8, 2009

The Auckland target consultation meeting last night was full to the brim. By my rough calculations, about 450 people attended, including media, politicians, greenies and business people. Latecomers were forced to sit on the floor or...

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