Dogs are being labelled the number one problem for Northland brown kiwi.
Environment Minister David Parker has given consent.
"This environmental tragedy wasn't an isolated incident."
"This is a big problem."
It says travellers to the Chinese region are "impressed by the local spirit of hard work".
As the industry increasingly farms in open waters, the outdated design of existing floats is struggling to keep up.
Their target is to be using 100 percent sustainable aviation fuels by 2050.
The leak was likely the worst single-point freshwater pollution event in terms of fish killed in New Zealand history.
Among the dead fish were three at-risk species.
The commercial fishing company was convicted on three representative charges.
Current management practices treat rivers as static, in the hope of making them more predictable. But this can lead to disasters.
The council's pollution team visited the site at Kaikorai stream and have taken water samples for testing.
Scientists say they've come across evidence within ancient kauri that could rewrite human history.
It's estimated the wasps cost the economy $133 million annually.
The hunt is on for a freshwater pest described as a "living vacuum cleaner".
Some in the rural community are concerned the new legislation will be rushed through too quickly.
"Our recommendation was to increase the testing, we didn't advise that they shouldn't go public."
About 5000 litres of methyl methacrylate was released on Thursday and ran down a stormwater drain.
Dr Michelle Dickinson joined Newshub to share top tips and bust recycling myths.
"We dream of a day when all wool is farmed with regenerative practices."