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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.

Christchurch News  
'Bio blitz' catalogues 125 species in wetland  
Eels slip into new home at Christchurch wetland  
Canterbury mudfish might block Bathurst coal mine
Godwits sculpture a soaring success
Urban bird colony in ruins of former office block in Christchurch
2019 NZ River Story Finalist Tasman River
Ōtākaro/Avon among 'most improved' rivers in NZ 
Ashley-Rakahuri bird survey results
New York Times puts Christchurch on prestigious travel list
Wetlands mapping - what's the story?
The friendliest city in NZ: Christchurch
 Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor Regeneration Plan
Bird breeding season approaching  
The kaitiaki who's spent over 30 years reforesting a Banks Peninsula reserve
Drinkable Rivers project unveils 'moonshot' vision to regenerate Christchurch's Avon River  
The Water Project
Christchurch's new floating wetlands
Improvements for Wainono Lagoon in effort to attract visitors
Updated wetlands info provides key guidance for landowners
New project shines spotlight on Canterbury's wetlands
Avon-Heathcote estuary receives international recognition as a safe haven for migratory birds

New Zealand News

Watch as critics fight to dilute freshwater policy  
At home in our vanishing wetlands - Newsroom  
NZ named 'Greatest Country on Earth' for seventh year in a row  
Freshwater Update 82, October 2019  
Award-winning system checking health of New Zealand lakes by satellite  
Pūkorokoro Miranda Shorebird Centre  
New Zealand's lack of data risks 'irreversible damage' to the environment
NZ's most improved river announced at River Awards
To celebrate Conservation Week, we asked Dr. Emma Williams about some charismatic birds
Time to talk about what we can do, not can't, when it comes to environmentally friendly farming
Fencing rural NZ streams not enough to improve water quality
New Zealand in 2050: The scenario if temperatures keep rising
NZ losing 190m tonnes of soil every year erosion washes sediment into waterways - but new move aims to improve water quality
Swamp kauri plunder a tale of misadventure
Scientist hopes to crack mystery of glass eels' migration to New Zealand
A voice for nature
Reversing 150yrs of lost wetlands  
Government commits to partnering with community clean up Kaipara estuary
Waima Waitai Waiora  
Iwi restoration project returns vitality to Auckland's Okahu Bay
600 farmers in big water project       
Viaduct on Manawatu-Hawke's Bay highway to protect wetlands
Project Title: Restoring a wahi taonga - Te Nohoaka o Tukiauau / Sinclair Wetland
Sediment and run-off putting squeeze on Havelock Estuary
Jacinda Ardern welcomes godwit protection plan
South Waikato dairy farmer's wetland punt pays off
Unesco status way to protect Foulden Marr
Restoring Lake Waikare one tree at a time
Humble native's anti-microbial properties could be a new tool in improving waterways
Climate change scientists look to Maori and other indigenous people for answers  
New Zealand's disappearing wetlands continue to be destroyed

World News

We can't keep treating indigenous knowledge as a backup plan
Freshwater hell: scientists race to save endangered fish from bushfire ash
Ultimate bogs: how saving peatlands could help save the planet
Peatlands store twice as much carbon as all the world's forests
Restoring Australia's coastal ecosystems reportedly equivalent to taking four million cars off the road
In 'Historic Vote,' Ohio City Residents Grant Lake Erie Legal Rights of a Person
The man helping to save Senegal's mangroves 
Three benefits of Indonesia's permanent ban on forest clearance
Scotland restores its peatlands to keep carbon in the ground
Scientists discover new freshwater fish and prawns in Solomons
New Indigenous Protected Areas will create largest protected area on earth
Ancestral home of all human beings discovered by scientists


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