News

Fri 3 Feb 2017
| Conservation

Four ambitious conservation projects in Canterbury have received $137,000 in support from the DOC Community Fund, Conservation Ministers Maggie Barry and Nicky Wagner have announced.

The projects range from wilding conifer control to protecting and promoting indigenous vegetation, the Ministers say.

Mon 30 Jan 2017
| Customs

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner says new regulations that take effect on 1 February 2017 will streamline the collection of excise and reduce costs for businesses. 

Fri 27 Jan 2017
| Conservation

A recent acquisition by the Nature Heritage Fund (NHF) will protect 14 ha of rare coastal forest in South Westland.  The land represents one of the four National Priorities for Protection.

Fri 23 Dec 2016
| Conservation

Yesterday I met with representatives of the four groups in Gisborne helping wage the War on Weeds and protect native species from introduced predators and invasive plants.   These are four fantastic projects ranging from predator control to biodiversity projects and will provide a great boost to Gisborne’s conservation efforts.

Many New Zealand families will be making the most of their summer break to travel around the country, while many businesses will be gearing up for the busy tourist season, says Christchurch Central MP Nicky Wagner

Thu 8 Dec 2016
| Customs

Customs Minister Nicky Wagner has today congratulated Customs’ five new detector dog teams at a graduation ceremony in Trentham.