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Six New Zealand environmental experts give their views on the current state of New Zealand's environmental sustainability. The panel are Tony Petch, Bruce Taylor, Ken Hughey, Philippa Howden-Chapman, Maryanne McLeod, Louis Schipper. The Host is Radio New Zealand National's Kathryn Ryan. (52′49″)
European, Australian and North American experts give their views on the current state of New Zealand's environmental sustainability. The panel are Guenther Bachmann (Germany), Tim Jackson (UK), Tim O'Riordan (UK), Bart Wesselink (Netherlands), Ingeborg Niestroy (Germany), Gord Miller (Canada). The Host is Radio New Zealand National's Kathryn Ryan. (48′14″)
Sustainable development experts from Australia and Europe give their views on what works and why and how New Zealand can use the experience of other countries to green itself. The panel are Gord Miller (Canada), Tim O'Riordan (UK), Rosemary Purdie (ACT), Bart Wesselink (Netherlands). The Host is Radio New Zealand National's Kathryn Ryan. (52′42″)
A discussion of the interplay between environmental sustainability and New Zealand's social and cultural aspirations. The panel Sir Geoffrey Palmer, Bronwyn Hayward, Tim Jackson, Pita Sharples, Hon David Benson-Pope, Peter Winder. The Host is Linda Clark. (51′26″)
A discussion of significant 'Green' threats to New Zealands economy including consumer demands and impressions, leadership needs and the gap between the market and the producer. The panel are Jim Sutton, Shane Jones, Caroline Saunders, Adrian Macey and Peri Drysdale. The Host is Radio New Zealand National's Kathryn Ryan. (52′59″)
A series of five public panel discussions from the PCE20 Environmental Sustainability Conference.
In 2007 the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment (the first independent environmental watchdog of its kind in the world) celebrated their 20 year anniversary. To mark the occasion, gauge the state of sustainability, and plot the way forward, the Office of the Commissioner held a public conference on 5 March 2007 titled 'PCE20: Advancing Environmental Sustainability'.
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