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All of Northern peninsula (land and sea) protected from GE/GMOs

GE-Free Northland


11 August 2020  Media release

 

All of Northern peninsula (land and sea) protected from GE/GMOs

"A bouquet for Northland Regional Council"

 

GE-Free Tai Tokerau welcomes the news that Northland Regional Council

has placed precautionary and prohibitive GE/GMO wording into the new

Regional Plan. The Environment Court has accepted the addition, which

enabled Far North District Council and Whangarei District Council to

withdraw their joint appeal against NRC.

 

"Northland region's valuable agricultural, horticultural, apiculture,

Protection from GMOs for Northland Growers and Exporters Welcomed

GE FREE NZ Media Release

13 August 2020

GE Free Northland February / March 2020 PUBLIC APPEAL FOR FUNDS

GE Free Northland (in food & environment) 

Another Northland council joins appeal against NRC's controversial GMO decision

GE FREE Northland (in food & environment)

30 August 2019 Media Release

WIDESPREAD SUPPORT FOR PROTECTION AGAINST GE TRIGGERS LEGAL APPEAL

GE FREE Northland (in food & environment)

16 August 2019 Media Release

Council Vote Leaves Northlanders Feeling Betrayed

https://press.gefree.org.nz/press/20190716.htm

 

16/07/2019

Council Vote Leaves Northlanders Feeling Betrayed

Pipped at the Post - 'GE Forbidden Fruit' Developers beaten to market

GE FREE NZ Media Release

14/01/2019

 

http://press.gefree.org.nz/press/20190114.htm

Pipped at the Post - 'GE Forbidden Fruit' Developers beaten to market

Northland communities urge Northland Regional Council to protect the region's existing GE Free status

 

GE Free Northland
2 November 2018 Media Release
Gene edited organisms are GMOs and are unacceptable in Northland
Northland communities urge Northland Regional Council to protect the region's valuable GE free status


More than one hundred submissions (lodged in response to the Northland Regional Council's proposed new Regional Plan) strongly back alignment with Auckland and Northland District Council plans that already contain provisions and policies created for the purpose of protectiing the Northern peninsula's valuable GE-Free status. 

 

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