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'.
7 Jun 2007
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… Read more Audio
11 Jun 2007
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… Read more Audio
17 Jun 2007
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… Read more Audio
24 Jun 2007
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… Read more Audio
1 Jul 2007
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… Read more Audio