Keeping it Pure – Weblinks

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The following weblinks provide more detailed information on the topics covered in our documentary series, Keeping it Pure.

THE NZ ENVIRONMENT IN GENERAL

PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSIONER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT undertakes research on various environmental issues for parliament, but is independent of the government of the day. Reports are available at: http://www.pce.parliament.nz/

MINISTRY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT collects data and issues reports on the state of the New Zealand environment from research institutes, government departments and other agencies.  http://www.mfe.govt.nz/

NIWA is a crown owned company providing scientific analysis and advice in the areas of water quality, and climate, with internationally recognised expertise in atmospheric research http://www.niwa.co.nz/

SCIBLOGS is a website that provides a discussion and publishing platform for scientists and bloggers with an interest in science and has many articles related to the NZ environment. http://sciblogs.co.nz/

SCIENCE MEDIA CENTRE was set up by the Royal Society of New Zealand to make unbiased, accurate scientific information on current issues available to the media. http://www.sciencemediacentre.co.nz/

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE SOCIETY – an advocacy group provides research and policy analysis on key environmental issues facing NZ http://www.eds.org.nz

EPISODE 1 – Overview- originally screened Sunday 19th January 8.30pm

100% PURE TOURISM CAMPAIGN  http://www.tourismnewzealand.com/about-us/what-we-do-and-how-we-do-it/campaign-and-activity/

KAIKOURA –  NZ town committed to sustainability http://www.kaikoura.co.nz/main/Environmental

WHALE WATCH KAIKOURA – http://www.whalewatch.co.nz

HUTTONS SHEARWATER GROUP – http://www.huttonsshearwater.org.nz

TE KOROWAI O TE TAI MAROKURA – http://www.teamkorowai.org.nz

DEEP SEA OIL DRILLING IN NZ –

In favour – http://www.nzog.com/

Against – http://www.greenpeace.org/new-zealand/en/campaigns/climate-change/Oil-drilling-not-a-solution/

PURE ADVANTAGE – http://www.pureadvantage.org

LANZATECH – http://www.lanzatech.com

FOREST & BIRD is NZ’s largest independent conservation organization working to preserve NZ’s natural heritage and native species. There is information about Denniston on their website. http://www.forestandbird.org.nz/

COAL AND CLIMATE CHANGE – http://www.nrdc.org/globalwarming/coal/contents.asp

http://350.org.nz/

SNOWLINE RESEARCH http://www.sirg.org.nz/EOSS_files/Willsman%202012.pdf

FISH & GAME represent the interests of fishing and hunting by maintaining and enhancing habitat  http://www.fishandgame.org.nz

FONTERRA – Their website has examples of Fonterra’s efforts to reduce the effects of the dairy industry on the environment       http://www.fonterra.com

CAWTHRON INSTITUTE – provides independent scientific analysis on marine and fresh water http://cawthron.org.nz

WATERWAYS CENTRE FOR FRESHWATER MANAGEMENT –  University of Canterbury http://www.waterways.ac.nz

COMBATTING COASTAL EROSION – NZ wide http://www.dunestrust.org.nz/‎ Waikato http://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/Community/Your-community/Care-groups/Beachcare

GUARDIANS OF THE BAY OF ISLANDS/ PROJECT ISLAND SONG – http://www.projectislandsong.co.nz

EPISODE 2: CLIMATE CHANGE – Originally screened Sunday 26th January 8.30pm

Information about climate change from a NZ perspective: http://hot-topic.co.nz/

NIWA is a crown owned company with an international reputation for expertise in atmospheric research.  http://www.niwa.co.nz/

NEW ZEALAND CLIMATE CHANGE CENTRE – Scientists from Crown Research Institutes and universities looking at ways to adapt to climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. http://www.nzclimatechangecentre.org/

INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE (IPCC) assesses current scientific knowledge on climate change through reports by hundreds of scientists all around the world, including New Zealand. http://www.ipcc.ch/

UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE set up in 1992 to find international agreement on the problems associated with climate change and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.. http://unfccc.int/2860.php

THE CLIMATE COMMISSION (Australia) produced a comprehensive report on the implications of climate change and the measures required to avert the worst effects. http://climatecommission.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/the-critical-decade_july-revision_low-res.pdf

GLACIER MODELLING – http://www.victoria.ac.nz/antarctic/research/glacial-modelling

GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – http://www.gns.cri.nz/Home/Our-Science/Energy-Resources/Geothermal-Energy

WIND ENERGY – http://www.windenergy.org.nz/

SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS –  http://zeroenergyhouse.co.nz/

PUBLIC TRANSPORT – http://transportblog.co.nz/    http://www.bettertransport.org.nz/

ELECTRIC CARS – http://www.apev.org.nz/   http://greenstage.co.nz/

SOIL CARBON STORAGE – http://waiber.com/

NZ AGRICULTURAL GREENHOUSE GAS RESEARCH CENTRE – http://www.nzagrc.org.nz

BIOGAS / BIOFUELS – http://www.aquaflowgroup.com   https://www.niwa.co.nz/our-science/energy/research-projects/all/energyscape/bioenergy_options   http://www.scionresearch.com

POWERSHIFT – http://350.org/nz   http://generationzero.org.nz

LAUDER ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH STATION – http://www.niwa.co.nz/our-science/atmosphere/lauder

BECOMING CARBON ZERO – www.carbonzero.co.nz  http://www.mchugh-shaw.co.nz/services.html#carbon

EPISODE 3: FRESH WATER – Originally screened 2 February 2014

NIWA provides scientific analysis and advice in the areas of water quality http://www.niwa.co.nz/

WATERWAYS CENTRE FOR FRESHWATER MANAGEMENT –  Scientific fresh water research centre run by Canterbury and Lincoln Universities        http://www.waterways.ac.nz

SCIENCE MEDIA CENTRE – has various scientific articles about water issues in NZ http://sciblogs.co.nz/waiology/

THE ONE PLAN –  http://www.horizons.govt.nz/about-us/publications/about-us-publications/one-plan-publications-and-reports/factsheets/

TE ARAWA LAKES TRUST – http://www.tearawa.iwi.nz

LAKES WATER QUALITY SOCIETY – http://www.lakeswaterquality.co.nz

LAKE ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION NEW ZEALAND   http://www.lernz.co.nz

NZ LANDCARE TRUST – one of the organisations helping farmers like Andrew Hayes  http://www.landcare.org.nz

ENVIRONMENT RIVER PATROL AOTEAROA – Millan Ruka –  http://theboatpeople.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Report-033-Mangere-River-Survey-June-July-20131.pdf

TE WAIHOU WALKWAY – http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/bay-of-plenty/rotorua-lakes/te-waihou-walkway

NZ HYDROLOGICAL SOCIETY – http://www.hydrologynz.org.nz

IRRIGATION IN CANTERBURY – http://www.ourwaterourvote.org.nz/information/ http://www.ruralnewsgroup.co.nz/rural-news/trending/mackenzie-agreement-appears-to-appease-all

RUATANIWHA DAM – submissions to the Environmental Protection Authority – http://www.epa.govt.nz/Resource-management/Tukituki/lodgement-notification/about_tukituki_proposal/Pages/default.aspx

NZ WETLANDS – http://www.wetlandtrust.org.nz/

TE WAIHORA/ LAKE ELLESMERE – Waihora/Ellesmere Trust has information on the current state of the lake and what is being done to clean it up. http://www.wet.org.nz/

FISH & GAME represent the interests of sports fishing by protecting waterways http://www.fishandgame.org.nz

WAITUNA  – Southland wetlands – http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-visit/southland/southland/awarua-wetlands

The cleanup efforts –  http://www.doc.govt.nz/getting-involved/volunteer-join-or-start-a-project/join-a-group/southland/awarua-waituna-advisory-group

Environment Southland – http://www.es.govt.nz

EPISODE 4: BIODIVERSITY – Originally screened 9th February

DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION manages New Zealand’s conservation estate and works with other organisations to protect native species and ecosystems. Their website also provides information on how people can get involved in conservation. http://www.doc.govt.nz/

FOREST & BIRD is NZ’s largest independent conservation organization working to preserve NZ’s natural heritage and native species. http://www.forestandbird.org.nz/

WORLD WILDLIFE FUND – New Zealand’s branch of the largest independent conservation organisation in the world provides research and advocacy aimed at protecting New Zealand’s wildlife. http://www.wwf.org.nz/

ROWI KIWI – http://nzbirdsonline.org.nz/species/okarito-brown-kiwi

WEST COAST WILDLIFE CENTRE, FRANZ JOSEF – http://www.wildkiwi.co.nz

BLACK STILTS – KAKI – http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/native-animals/birds/birds-a-z/black-stilt-kaki

GREAT SPOTTED KIWI RECOVERY / PAPAROA WILDLIFE TRUST – http://www.kiwisforkiwi.org/what-we-do/who-are-kiwis-for-kiwi/community-efforts/west-coast

TUATARA – OROKONUI ECOSANCTUARY – http://orokonui.org.nz/

BAT RECOVERY – http://www.forestandbird.org.nz/what-we-do/projects/bat-recovery-project

NORTHERN PUREORA KOKAKO RECOVERY PROJECT – http://www.sportsground.co.nz/howicktramping/58011/1

LONG FINNED EELS –  http://www.pce.parliament.nz/media/media-releases/stop-commercial-fishing-or-longfin-eels-will-perish-environment-commissioner/

NZ NATIVE FISH – http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/native-animals/fish/  http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/about-massey/news/article.cfm?mnarticle_uuid=64DBB104-96BF-57FE-A529-4D31C7C3264C

WESTCOAST WETLANDS ­ http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/land-and-freshwater/wetlands/wetlands-by-region/west-coast/

FRIENDS OF PAROA TERAMAKAU TRUST – http://www.bluepenguin.org.nz

FRIENDS OF SHEARER SWAMP http://www.adderleyhead.co.nz/what/cases/wetlands

SOUTHLAND COMMUNITY NURSERY / AWARUA RESTORATION – http://www.southlandcommunitynursery.org.nz /

MATAKANA ISLAND ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP – http://matakanaislandnz.org

MIMI SCHOOL – PENGUIN PROJECT – http://www.mimi.school.nz/index.php?menuid=12

WHIO RECOVERY – TONGARIRO http://www.doc.govt.nz/about-doc/news/media-releases/2010/protecting-whio-in-tongariro-forest

NATIONAL PARKS – http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/national-parks/

EPISODE 5: THE SEA – Originally screened 16th February

MARINE RESERVES IN NZ – http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/marine-and-coastal/

FIORDLAND MARINE GUARDIANS – http://www.fmg.org.nz

LEIGH MARINE RESERVE – http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-visit/auckland/north-auckland/cape-rodney-okakari-point-marine-reserve-goat-island/

MARINE SANCTUARY ADVOCACY  http://www.fishforever.org.nz  http://www.emr.org.nz/information.php?info_id=84

SALMON FARMIMG IN THE MARLBOROUGH SOUNDS – http://www.sustainoursounds.org.nz  http://www.saveoursounds.co.nz   http://www.kingsalmon.co.nz/

CAWTHRON INSTITUTE – scientists looking for solutions to problems affecting the marine environment, and developing sustainable aquaculture practices http://cawthron.org.nz

INTEGRATED KAIPARA HARBOUR MANAGEMENT GROUP – http://www.kaiparaharbour.net.nz

WHAINGAROA HARBOUR CARE (RAGLAN) – http://www.harbourcare.co.nz

WHANGATEAU HARBOURCARE – http://whangateauharbour.org/tag/hauraki-gulf-forum/

HAURAKI GULF FORUM – http://www.edsconference.com/content/docs/2013_presentations/Higham,%20Tim%20130808.pdf  http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/AboutCouncil/representativesbodies/haurakigulfforum/Documents/hgfstateoftheenvreport2011.pdf

SUSTAINABLE COASTLINES – http://sustainablecoastlines.org

KELLY TARLTONS – TURTLES – http://www.kellytarltons.co.nz/protect/turtle-rehabilitation

NZ SEA LION TRUST – http://www.sealiontrust.org.nz

ELM WILDLIFE TOURS – http://www.elmwildlifetours.co.nz

HECTORS & MAUI DOLPHIN – http://www.hectorsdolphins.com  http://www.wwf.org.nz/what_we_do/species/hector_s_and_maui_s_dolphin/

EPISODE 6: THE LAND – Originally screened 23rd February 

YEALANDS – http://www.yealandsestate.co.n

BOSTOCK ORGANICS – http://www.jbgroup.co.nz

CLEARWATER ORGANIC FARM – http://www.clearwaters.co.nz

LUCERNE – http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/research-themes/DPR/Dryland-Pasture-Research/Research-Projects/MaxLucerne/

LANDCARE RESEARCH – crown owned enterprise looking for ways to sustainably manage land resources and protect biodiversity. http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz

QEII NATIONAL TRUST – http://www.openspace.org.nz

EAST TARANAKI ENVIRONMENT TRUST – http://www.etet.org.nz

NZ NATIVE FORESTS RESTORATION TRUST – http://www.nznfrt.org.nz

WE COMPOST – http://www.wecompost.co.nz

ENVIROFERT – http://www.envirofert.co.nz

SCION – http://www.scionresearch.com

REDUCING WASTE- http://www.rubbishfree.co.nz http://www.zerowaste.co.nz

WANAKA WASTEBUSTERS – http://www.wanakawastebusters.co.nz

RCN RECYCLING – http://www.rcn.co.nz

O-I NEW ZEALAND, GLASS RECOVERY – http://www.recycleglass.co.nz

3R GROUP – http://www.3r.co.nz