John and Susan Elliot say one consequence of the failed bid by Meridian Energy to build a wind farm in the Lammermoor Range is its impact on the local community - the continued existence of which now hangs in the balance.
Conservative populists are uniting against the "liberal" consensus on global warming, writes Nick Cohen.
For two decades he walked around the world as a protest against environmental damage. When people started asking why he was doing it, he stopped talking. For 17 years.
Gerrard Eckhoff says that regional councillors need to make their views known on infrastructure projects within their regions.
A New Zealand chapter of the world's largest environmental conservation authority says reports that the Government could carve up Mount Aspiring National Park for mining "fly in the face" of international trends.
Attempts to mine asbestos in a remote area of the Mount Aspiring National Park in the 1970s were deemed a commercial failure.
Environment Canterbury warns a toxic algae suspected of having caused the death of a dog last summer could be reoccurring in some rivers after recent warm, dry weather.
Cardrona would look like a "Wild West film set" if a proposed plan change for Mount Cardrona Station was approved, the Environment Court in Queenstown heard yesterday.
Parties involved in Meridian Energy's appeal to the High Court of an Environment Court decision declining consents for its Project Hayes wind farm will have their first teleconference on December 14.
The Department of Conservation (DOC) is going green with its campsites, introducing new energy efficient upgrades.
Residents, including pupils from three North Otago primary schools, will be able to tell Minister for the Environment Nick Smith about their environmental concerns at a forum at Totara School today.
Government and local authorities need to crack down on polluters, United Future leader Peter Dunne said today.
Meridian Energy is still considering whether to appeal the Environment Court decision on the Project Hayes wind farm.
The Government is still negotiating with the Maori Party over legislation setting up an emissions trading scheme and hopes to strike a deal by early next week.
Allegations of not being impartial were levelled at a witness called by the Upper Clutha Environmental Society during the final day of an appeal hearing in the Environment Court in Wanaka yesterday.
Evidence from witnesses called by the Queenstown Lakes District Council dominated the second day of an Environment Court hearing in Wanaka yesterday.
Business New Zealand still hopes the changes to the emissions trading scheme will be adopted, even though a Government Select Committee looking at those amendments failed to agree on whether the Bill be passed.
After the collapse of the Government's agreement to work with the Greens on energy efficiency policy, Energy Minister Gerry Brownlee says he is pleased with the roll-out of energy efficiency initiatives.
Taxpayers will be stuck with 84% of the bill for meeting New Zealand's obligation under the Kyoto Protocol, while farmers and large industrial emitters get hefty subsidies, according to a report out yesterday.
American scientists today swooped over New Zealand to take measurements of greenhouse gas levels in its atmosphere.