Environment

NZ glaciers shrank significantly in hot summer

NZ glaciers shrank significantly in hot summer

The has massively affected New Zealand‘s glaciers, resulting in the largest annual ice loss on record. Fox Glacier on the West Coast (file photo). Photo: 123RF The meltback was observed by the annual Glacier Snowline Survey, a collaboration between NIWA and Victoria University. Survey founder Trevor Chinn said it was […]

by June 12, 2018
Calls for Ministry to hand over kauri dieback response

Calls for Ministry to hand over kauri dieback response

The Ministry of Primary Industries has failed to fix the problem of kauri dieback, and it should hand over management of the programme, groups involved say. Photo: RNZ / Eva Corlett The call came only two days before the Okura reserve north of Auckland was due to be closed to […]

by June 2, 2018
NZ glaciers shrank 30 percent in hot summer

NZ glaciers shrank 30 percent in hot summer

The has massively affected New Zealand‘s glaciers, resulting in a 30 percent loss of ice. Fox Glacier on the West Coast (file photo). Photo: 123RF The meltback was observed by the annual Glacier Snowline Survey, a collaboration between NIWA and Victoria University. Survey founder Trevor Chinn said it was one […]

by June 2, 2018