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The INTECOL local organising committee have established below, a number of fantastic news articles, videos, and social media items from the past year. These articles discuss wetlands and/or water management that is taking place at important wetlands across New Zealand.

This page will be updated with the latest news as it becomes available.

 New York Times puts Christchurch on prestigious travel list, Christchurch, New Zealand  
 To celebrate Conservation Week, we asked Dr. Emma Williams about some charismatic birds, New Zealand, bittern  
 Wetlands mapping - what's the story?, Canterbury, New Zealand
 Time to talk about what we can do, not can't, when it comes to environmentally friendly farming, New Zealand
 Fencing rural NZ streams not enough to improve water quality, New Zealand
 New Zealand in 2050: The scenario if temperatures keep rising, New Zealand
 NZ losing 190m tonnes of soil every year erosion washes sediment into waterways - but new move aims to improve water quality, New   Zealand
 In 'Historic Vote,' Ohio City Residents Grant Lake Erie Legal Rights of a Person, World
The friendliest city in NZ: Christchurch - Christchurch, New Zealand  
Swamp kauri plunder a tale of misadventure - Northland, New Zealand
Scientist hopes to crack mystery of glass eels' migration to New Zealand - New Zealand
A voice for nature - Whanganui, New Zealand
Reversing 150yrs of lost wetlands - Waikato, New Zealand
Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Regeneration Plan - Christchurch, New Zealand
Government commits to partnering with community clean up Kaipara estuary - Northland, New Zealand
Waima Waitai Waiora - Northland, New Zealand
Iwi restoration project returns vitality to Auckland's Okahu Bay - Auckland, New Zealand
600 farmers in big water project - Southland, New Zealand
Viaduct on Manawatu-Hawke's Bay highway to protect wetlands - Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Project Title: Restoring a wahi taonga - Te Nohoaka o Tukiauau / Sinclair Wetland - Otago, New Zealand
Bird breeding season approaching - Canterbury, New Zealand
The kaitiaki who's spent over 30 years reforesting a Banks Peninsula reserve - Banks Peninsula, New Zealand
Sediment and run-off putting squeeze on Havelock Estuary - Malborough, New Zealand  
Drinkable Rivers project unveils 'moonshot' vision to regenerate Christchurch's Avon River - Canterbury, New Zealand
The Water Project - Canterbury, New Zealand

Christchurch's new floating wetlands - Canterbury, New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern welcomes godwit protection plan - Waikato, New Zealand

South Waikato dairy farmer's wetland punt pays off - Waikato, New Zealand

Unesco status way to protect Foulden Marr - Otago, New Zealand  
Improvements for Wainono Lagoon in effort to attract visitors - South Canterbury, New Zealand

Updated wetlands info provides key guidance for landowners - Canterbury, New Zealand

Restoring Lake Waikare one tree at a time - Waikato, New Zealand
Humble native's anti-microbial properties could be a new tool in improving waterways - Waikato, New Zealand

Climate change scientists look to Maori and other indigenous people for answers - Matauranga Maori

New project shines spotlight on Canterbury's wetlands - Canterbury, New Zealand  
New Zealand's disappearing wetlands continue to be destroyed - Southland, New Zealand
Draining the swamp kauri swamp - Northland, New Zealand
Project Title: Rangihoua Wetland, Waiheke Island - Auckland/Waiheke Island, New Zealand

Avon-Heathcote estuary receives international recognition as a safe haven for migratory birds - Canterbury, New Zealand

Mangroves: a buffer zone for the coast - North Island, New Zealand
The man helping to save Senegal's mangroves - Senegal, West Africa  
Three benefits of Indonesia's permanent ban on forest clearance - Indonesia  


Charlotte Emery
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