This weekend, the National Party held its Bluegreens Forum in Akaroa, announcing a environmentally-related initiatives.
Among those announced were an emissions reduction target of 50% by 2050, the establishment of new marine reserves, a delay for some areas in having to meet air pollution guidelines, and further focus on clean tech/green growth.
Media coverage: (oldest first)
Newstalk ZB: New marine reserves created
The Timaru Herald: Big changes to air standards coming
The Press: Polluted cities given time to clean up
3 News: Govt sets emissions target
NZ Herald: Drive for ‘green growth’ initiatives