Environews

The collapse of Northland's forests

Forest & Bird’s Dean Baigent-Mercer has a plea for action.

30/09/2018

Yellow bomb of Kowhai flowers hitting NZ

Renowned Botanist Peter De Lange joins RadioLIVE’s Graeme Hill to discuss the native tree.

02/09/2018

The state of our freshwater fish

Nicholas Dunn and Annabeth Cohen join Graeme Hill to discuss the state of our freshwater fish.

19/08/2018

Environews

This week Graeme Hill is back for Weekend Variety Wireless, with the Environews of the week.

28/01/2018

Animalnews

Graeme is joined by DoC’s Rod Hitchmough who covers Animals as they look across the big NZ eco-stories of 2017.

23/12/2017

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Graeme is joined by Renowned Botanist Peter De Lange as they look at the big NZ eco-stories of 2017 Peter covers the plant kingdom.

23/12/2017

Environews: Our rarest birds in the country

Graeme talks about New Zealand's two rarest birds that live in the opposite ends of the country.

16/12/2017

Environews - Kiwi Program gets a Gong

09/12/2017

Environews - Forest & Bird go to court over consent, Waitakeres to close?

09/12/2017

Environews - 1080 terror threat

09/12/2017

Environews - Takahe

25/11/2017

Kevin Hague - Forest & Bird

25/11/2017

Environews - Who’s shooting native woodpigeons?

18/11/2017

Environews - Suburban springtime

11/11/2017

Environews - Eugenie Sage

04/11/2017

Environews - Field Guide to the New Zealand Seashore

28/10/2017

Environews - Bird Of The Year

28/10/2017

Environews - And Then There Were None

21/10/2017

Environews - Orange Fronted Kakariki

21/10/2017

Environews - Mynahs

14/10/2017

Environews - Conservation Week

14/10/2017

Environews- Mojo Mathers, David Seymour and Gareth Morgan

Graeme discusses the minor candidates conservation policies; Greens’ Mojo Mathers, ACT’s David Seymour and Gareth Morgan from The Opportunities Party.

09/09/2017

Environews Election Special - The Conservation Candidates Part 1

02/09/2017

Environews - Peter Janssen’s Wild Auckland

26/08/2017

Environews - Kauri Dieback

24/08/2017

Environews: Kauri Dieback reaches critical point

19/08/2017

Environews - Botanical Names

12/08/2017

Environews

New Zealand’s Caves, a stunning book and a fascinating lesser appreciated part of our wilderness.

16/07/2017

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We recognise the work of Forest & Bird’s highest accolade recipients 2017, Old Blue winners Russell Bell and Wanda Tate of the Wellington

09/07/2017

Environews - Jan Wright.

01/07/2017

Environews - Myrtle Rust Update July 1 2017

01/07/2017

Environews - South Island Kokako

24/06/2017

Environews - Totara

24/06/2017

Environews - Bluff Oysters

10/06/2017

Environews - James Russell

04/06/2017

Environews - Happy Feet

27/05/2017

Environews - Peter de Lange

20/05/2017

Environews - George Gibbs

ENVIRONEWS Some lesser known endangered animals in the Threatened Species List released last week. Entomologist and author of Ghosts Of Gondwana

20/05/2017

Environews - Lou Sanson

The Department of Conservation Director-general joins the show.

13/05/2017

Environews - The Myrtle Rust Incursion Update

13/05/2017

Environews - West Coast Forest Milling

20 years ago native forest milling on crown land was halted, but the Grey district wants to selectively mill native forest in its jurisdiction. Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn and Forest & Bird’s Dean Baigent Mercer, who was part of the protest against milling 20 years ago, go head to head.

06/05/2017

Environews: Myrtle Rust in New Zealand with Peter De Lange

Myrtle Rust has been discovered in New Zealand. This has potentially devastating results for our native forests. DoC Botanist Peter De Lange gives us the prognosis and any likelihood of being able to eradicate it.

06/05/2017

Environews special - Myrtle rust

Myrtle rust has been discovered on New Zealand Territory. Raoul Island, northeast of NZ is now under intensive investigation and response action.

08/04/2017

Environews - One Lesser Loved Icon

Duvaucel’s Gecko is one of the largest in the world. It’s an amazing thing and has just made its reintroduction to the mainland since... 1300AD? Rod Hitchmough of DoC describes this creature and why it was driven to the edges and then islands. Matt Maitland, Open Sanctuary Officer AK describes the Duvaucel project at Tawharanui Sanctuary.

02/04/2017

Environews - Ken Hughey

The vast public misunderstanding of conservation in New Zealand. 70% think we’re doing swimmingly while 2800 species are endangered or in decline. Iconic species get a lot of attention but what about the reality of biodiversity in NZ? Environmental Management Prof at Lincoln goes through the stats and the issues.

02/04/2017

Environews - Puha

Common as muck, right? You’ve seen it, right? WRONG. This too was once common but is now rare and in decline. Why.. and how can you tell the NZ one from the import? Botanist Peter De Lange explains.

26/03/2017

Environews - The Forest Ringlet Butterfly

It is found only in New Zealand. A national survey shows that it is now rare and in decline but new strongholds have been found too. Entomologist Peter Maddison explains.

26/03/2017

Environews with Maggie Barry

Pest Free By 2050?? Graeme has finally cornered Conservation Minister Maggie Barry to check on progress and strategies.

18/03/2017

Environews - Kevin Hackwell & Mike Joy

Regarding our lakes rivers and streams, the government announced a goal of 90% “swimmable” by 2040, but have they left important areas out. What does “swimmable” actually mean and does it appreciate anything whatsoever to do with the health of our fresh water wildlife? Fresh water ecologist Mike Joy on the proposal and “swimmable”.

12/03/2017

Environews - George Gibbs

George Gibbs, author of the Fully Revised Ghosts Of Gondwana, a superb book on how strange, unique and perplexing our wildlife is, and was, and why.

04/03/2017