Greenpeace says the Coalition Governments announcement that it has ended new offshore oil and gas exploration is an "historic moment, and a huge win for our climate and people power".
The prime minister made clear that the government would honor existing offshore exploration permits.
Ms Woods said the decision would not affect the 22 active offshore licences, which cover roughly 100,000 sqkm of ocean, with the last one to finish in 2030.
"It is our chance for New Zealand to play a leading role to help make a better world".
Her government, elected past year, has ambitious goals of generating all power in New Zealand from renewable sources by 2035 and becoming carbon neutral by 2050.
For years Māori have fought against major worldwide oil companies, with 31 active oil and gas permits in the country now, the last of those is set to end in 2030.
"We ask the Government to talk with the industry urgently".
Uber Introduces New App for Drivers
Uber revealed a redesigned app for its drivers this week, including new features such as a real-time earnings tracker . With Uber's backing, we can probably expect to see JUMP bikes sprout up in other United States cities quickly.
"This statement sends a message into your of Taranaki's leading investors and companies that they don't have a longterm future in New Zealand", may or Neil Holdom said.
The country's upstream petroleum association said it was "very disappointed in the government's decision to halt offshore Block Offers", adding that it was "likely to affect New Zealand's energy security and worldwide reputation".
On the issue of security of supply, Mr Madgwick noted that this week coal had to be used for electricity generation after there was an interruption to the Taranaki gas supply. It will put thousands of jobs at risk and do nothing to tackle climate change because production will simply move elsewhere in the world, the party said.
"Last week's announcement of the Taranaki Action Plan was a first step in that process".
"This is an example where the mainstream government or colonising government have come and taken a stand that is in line with our worldview, hopefully, it garners some hope and momentum for the rest of our indigenous brothers overseas", says Takitimu.
Organizations that discover more oil and gas reserves at which they've permits could drill for decades, even and also new on-shore permits could be issued.
National's Energy and Resources spokesman Jonathan Young said the permit decision was devoid of rationale.
The industry has said it wants to be consulted before any decision was made.
America trip to focus on response to Syria
Vice President Mike Pence will travel in his place. "At the president's request, the vice-president will travel in his stead". He can work on his relationship with South America later, when he can stomach meeting its leaders.
Paramedics also treated and transported his passenger to the hospital in stable condition after she sustained an ear injury. The driver then got off the highway near Oak Park Mall, where a passenger left the suspect vehicle.
Chicago , IL, USA; A general shot of Wrigley Field prior to a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates . The Chicago Cubs pitched a 3-0 shutout to secure a 3-1 series win against the Brewers Sunday afternoon at Miller Park.
The US Energy Information Administrations still expects production to total 10.7 million barrels a day this year - a record. WTI crude futures were at $62.31 a barrel at 0643 GMT, up 25 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their previous settlement.
The contacts will be able to follow the riders on their trip and make sure they reach their final destination safely. You can select the trusted contacts which would received alerts from you while you take Uber rides.
Russia, Iran and Syria have accused of mounting the attack, Israel, however Israel has neither confirmed nor denied participation. Israel has a longstanding policy of refusing to comment on alleged military actions beyond the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Police are also waiting for warmer weather to investigate other properties associated with McArthur, Idsinga said. April 14, 2017 - Selim Esen, 44, is reported missing from the area of Toronto's Yonge and Bloor streets.
Since portrait mode makes subjects "pop", it is a cool way to make your photos stand out and now Instagram is joining the fun. Now, at the bottom, there will be a Private Account option and you have to make sure that this security setting is ON.
The Nuggets rank well in offensive rebounds per game (#2), assists per game (#5) and points per game (#6). Anthony Tolliver had 18 points, and Henry Ellenson contributed 14 points with 10 rebounds for Detroit.
Update: The Ithaca Police have issued an update to the ongoing investigation into the sexual assault of a woman on March 11. The man was granted conditional bail and appeared at Goulburn Local Court on Wednesday 8 November 2017.
Scott said it was time to "take this same mission to D.C.", calling the nation's capital "dysfunctional". "It's dysfunctional. Scott can put his own money into the campaign, but those close to him say he will rely most heavily on funding from donors.
Red Sox will be without Bogaerts against Yankees
So far, Stanton has three and Judge two. " He's jumping at everything, missing balls by a few feet and not identifying pitches". The 28-year-old has been forced into regular action at the unfamiliar position due to the outfield being decimated by injuries.
Softball team has a weekend of wins and losses
Colfax 16, Liberty 1 (5) (game 2): Abbie Miller homered and singled and the Bulldogs downed the Lancers in the second game. Kendall Meeks started on the mound for the first time in conference and threw four innings allowing three earned runs.
New Instagram tool will let you download your data
NEW FEATURE: Instagram is getting ready to launch Nametags , its own take on QR codes, largely inspired by Snapchat's SnapCodes . Another reason behind this move of Instagram is new law passed by the European Union to regulate the data security.
Baby born four years after death of parents
A baby boy has been born in China to a surrogate mother more than four years after the death of his parents in a auto crash. Shen Jie and Liu Xi had been married for two years and chose to go for in vitro fertilization , The Guardian reports .