Why I’m gunning for your cat

Gareth MorganEnvironment

This is a follow up to a piece that was published in the Southland Times titled “Steward Island Moggies May Get Their Marching Orders“. Basically the article talks about my wish to make Stewart Island the world’s first pest-free community. … Read More

Cat cameras reveal surprising results

Gareth MorganEnvironment

Remember Gareth Morgan calling your cat a natural born killer or Zealandia a pet food factory? Well, he’s not backing down on his campaign to rid or restrain cats.  He wanted to prove that your property is visited by lots … Read More

Otis and Rubi – Safe and Sound

Gareth MorganEnvironment

This fantastic Kiwi cat lover has installed a Gallagher fence to keep her cats (Otis and Rubi) on her property. The cats and native wildlife are safe, and the neighbours are happy – everybody wins! Cat fences and enclosures such … Read More

Morgan Announces Cat Trespass Survey

Gareth MorganEnvironment

The Enhancing the Halo project aims to make Wellington New Zealand’s natural capital. As part of this, there will be a number of surveys of the predators that roam in the backyards of Wellingtonians. The intention is to bring to … Read More

Time to be the Natural Capital

Gareth MorganEnvironment

Time to be the Natural Capital In an election bemoaned for a lack of issues and poor turnout, one strong message has been sent to the Town Hall in Wellington: we want to make Wellington the Natural Capital. Conservation is … Read More

Staging a pussy riot

Gareth MorganMedia

Today’s blog is not a blog about cats per se. Instead, let’s focus on the corners we run to when the cat conversation comes up. What is it about the cat issue that polarises us all in New Zealand?

Saving the Yellow Eyed Penguin (Hoiho)

Geoff SimmonsEnvironment

The Yellow-Eyed Penguin (hoiho) is found only in the southern reaches of New Zealand – on the South Island, Rakiura and subantarctic islands. We don’t really know how many hoiho there are left, but they are classed as nationally vulnerable. … Read More

How the Morgan Foundation Works

Gareth MorganUncategorized

For many decades now I have commented publicly on issues to do with economics and finance. I’m still interested in that stuff – which is why I continue to comment on monetary policy, housing, tax, welfare policy, inequality, and investing … Read More