: Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage

Endangered birds come home to roost

The previous  Government’s endangered birds came home to roost yesterday as Opposition MPs clashed with the Conservation Minister at a Select Committee over conservation funding. At an at-times tense Env…
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Cows are not the only problem for Parker

The Prime Minister displayed a slightly more diplomatic approach than her environment minister when asked yesterday whether New Zealand had too many cows. Sher dodged answering that directly at her weekly p…
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: National MPs Chris Bishop and Erica Stanford; former Green leadership candidate, Vernon Tava and National Party Leader, Simon bridges, at the Blue Greens Forum. 

Bridges to redefine National

On Saturday the National Party began a debate the outcome of which its leader believes will redefine it. The party is grappling with climate change. Because of its strong rural base, and the possibility th…
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Parker wants an end to lifestyle blocks

Environment Minister David Parker moved yesterday to protect some of the country’s most productive soils from housing. And his move could mean the end of MacMansion-type lifestyle subdivisions in areas li…
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