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Aspiring Materials Raises $1m From Icehouse Ventures For Carbon Capture Tech

Press Release – Aspiring Materials

Climate-tech startup Aspiring Materials has raised $1 million to further expand its breakthrough carbon capture technology for reducing industrial carbon emissions. Read more »

Repair Café Aotearoa NZ To Be Launched On International Repair Day

Press Release – Repair Cafe Aotearoa

Repair Café Aotearoa NZ (RCANZ) will be launched on International Repair Day, Saturday, 16 October with events across the country both in-person and online. Read more »

Constructed Wetland Documentary Released

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Whakaora Te Ahuriri – A Wetland for Te Waihora has been shown for the first time at the International Wetlands Conference (Intecol). Read more »

Construction Professionals Invited To Inspect Low-carbon Demonstration Building In November

Press Release – Red Stag Timber Ltd

In mid-November, construction professionals and property developers are invited to attend site visits to the Clearwater Quays Apartments, a model building for low-carbon construction in Christchurch. Read more »

Feedback Sought On Camera Roll Out And Further Protection For Hector’s Dolphins

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Fisheries New Zealand is inviting people to have their say on proposals for the wider roll-out of cameras across New Zealand’s inshore fishing fleet, as well as measures to further protect Hector’s dolphins. Read more »

New NZ Documentary Feature Milked Exposes White Lies In Dairy Land

Press Release – Ahimsa Films

MILKED will premiere at Whānau Mārama: NZ International Film Festival 2021 Read more »

Rare Māori Treasures Highlight Significant Wetlands

Press Release – Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

More than 20 rare taonga are on display at Tūranga library, as part of a new exhibition celebrating the special relationship Ngāi Tahu has with wetlands. Read more »

New Children’s Book Shares The Mysteries And Marvels Of Aotearoa’s Arachnids

Press Release – Te Papa Press

What are arachnids? How do spiders differ from harvestmen, pseudoscorpions, mites and ticks? What makes the arachnid species that are unique to Aotearoa so special? Read more »

Keep New Zealand Beautiful Welcomes Kaiapoi Community Branch

Press Release – Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Not-for-profit organisation Keep New Zealand Beautiful will now have another Community Branch in the Canterbury region. Read more »

Government Decides Not To Proceed With Northern Pathway

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has listened to feedback from New Zealanders and has decided not to proceed with the standalone bridge component of the Northern Pathway project and reallocate the funding to other transport projects that reduce emissions and congestion including the Eastern busway, Transport Minister Michael Wood announced today. Read more »

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