Past ECO Conferences
2015 Christchurch - Dialogues on Fresh Water: navigating impasses and new approaches
2014 Wellington - ‘Achieving Genuine Progress for the Environment’
2013 Kauaeranga Valley - Which Way New Zealand?
2012 Wellington (Citadel and Turnbull House) - Environmental Responsibility – Leadership, Inclusion and Good Governance
2010 Christchurch (Living Springs) Environment, Conservation & Economy: Foundations For The Future
2009 Auckland (Waitakere) Greening our way out of the recession.
2008 Wellington Sustainable New Zealand: Rhetoric or Reality?
2007 Motueka (Riverside) Community Environmental Action – the future is in our hands – international Speaker – Alec Marr (Wilderness Society)
2006 Auckland (Kaiaua) Living Sustainably – Taking Charge of the Future
2005 Wellington Mountains to the deep sea
2004 Christchurch (Citidal and Living Springs) Links and Connections
2003 Auckland (Awataha Marae) Getting Results for the Environment
2002 Wellington (Massey University and Tapu Te Ranga Marae) – Getting There – Policies, Practices and Actions for a better environment – International Speaker – Clive Hamilton – Australia Institute
2001 Whanganui (Quaker Settlement) – Making Waves: Community and the Environment
2000 Nelson, Tahuna Beach – Strategies for Environmental Gains.
1999 Wellington (Tapu te Ranga Marae) – Defending the future – common rights and private wrongs?
1998 Auckland (Waipapa Marae) – Reclaim the future – Community Environmental Action
1997 Christchurch (Citidal and Living Springs) – A broad view of the planet
1996 Wellington/Otaki – Environment and the Election
1995 Auckland (Piha) – Greenwash Be Damned! Organising for a green future
1994 Nelson (Matai) – Environmental Regeneration
1993 Wellington (Karori) – The Environment and the Economy
1992 Hamilton (Waikato Polytechnic) – Greening the Regions
1991 Whanganui (Wanaganui Girls College) -
1990 Christchurch (Old Arts Centre) -
1989 Wellington (Otago Medical School) -
Paper: Environmental Ethics and the Dominant World view: paper by Peter Horsley
Address: Tumu te Heuheu: The Importance of ancestral links
Paper: A Tuwharetoa Perspective on Partnership and Resource Management, by George Asher
Annual report to 1988 ECO Conference
RMA principles - background notes prepared by DOC.
Paper by Roger Blakeley on Integrating environmental and economic policy
Paper by Robert Mann: Economics and the decline of reason.
Paper by Keith Thompson: Antarctica ecology conservation and politics.
1985 Owae Marae, Waitara -
Address by Gerry McSweeney on impact of clearance of land for agriculture
Address by Guy Salmon on commercial exotic forestry
Thoughts on fishing by John Henderson
Speech on Waikato coal
Lead up the garden path: lead in petrol in NZ, paper by Janet Holm
New Zealand's use of leaded petrol, paper by John Horsley.
Pollution in the Tarawera River, talk by Susan Clayton
Threats to our braided rivers, by Ken Hughey
1980 Wellington (Victoria University)
1977 Paper by Ian Prior on the coordination of environmental conservation organisations
Paper by Wren Green on the funding of ECO groups