February 18 – 19
JLT Risk Management Forum. James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington
Environmental Law Conference. Crowne Plaza, Auckland
LGNZ Localism Symposium. Harbourside Function Centre, Wellington
LGNZ Stakeholder Function. Foxglove, Wellington
Homeowners in many parts of the country have been wasting tens of thousands of dollars installing failing wastewater units while some regional and district councils have turned a blind eye, says Noel Roberts. He reports on steps to address the problem.
Ray Hedgland is the manager of the On-site Effluent Treatment National Testing Programme...
Overseas governments are getting tougher with manufacturers and producers of products and packaging. But New Zealand is lagging behind. Marty Hoffart sketched the arguments for change at the recent WasteMINZ Conference. He says there is no reason why a container deposit scheme could not be introduced here.
SOLGM CEO Karen Thomas reflects on the 2018 local government year and predicts what the incumbent government will bring about next.
This time last year I wrote a similar predictions piece against a backdrop of a newly-elected parliament, a change of government (in some ways unexpected) and a policy community coming to grips with what it...
ParkLife is now this country’s exclusive dealer for a new concept in pump track design and construction. The modular Pumptrack system offers councils 13 pre-designed layouts or the option of a bespoke track design.
Built from composite components with a high level of UV resistance and weather proofing, Pumptrack’s “lock together” track...
After over a year of field trials and a soft launch last year, Nelson-based conservation and ecology company FuturEcology is showcasing its EmGuard biodegradable plant guards.
FuturEcology, which specialises in restoration and riparian work, developed the guards to help reduce the amount of plastic being used near waterways.
Manufactured in this...