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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Gt Barrier now a hot-spot for stargazers
     23 June 2017
    Great Barrier Island has been named as one of three sanctuaries in the world with incredibly clear skies, perfect for viewing the stars.
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    Kiwis help Caribbean's disaster planning
    23 Jun: Kiwi experts in earthquake and disaster management will this month lead a two-day workshop in Barbados to pass on tips to Caribbean nations.... more
    Canterbury schools shake-up flawed: report
    21 Jun: The Chief Ombudsman has released a scathing report on the Ministry of Education's handling of Canterbury school mergers and closures after the 2011 earthquake.... more
    Kaikoura quake insurance bill hits $1.84b
    21 Jun: The cost of private insurance claims for November's Kaikoura earthquake has hit $1.84 billion with insurers confident most will get settlement offers this year.... more
    National climate target to be tested
    20 Jun: The lawsuit against Climate Change Issues Minister Paula Bennett, which was once described as a "joke", is expected to return to court in Wellington next week.... more
    Oyster cull begins for Stewart Island bay
    19 Jun: Flat oysters will be culled from marine farms in Stewart Island's Big Glory Bay in a bid to stop the spread of a lethal parasite.... more
    Auckland Airport fog restrictions lifted
    18 Jun: Restrictions have been lifted at Auckland Airport after fog cancelled or delayed more than a dozen early morning flights.... more
    Fog clears from Auckland Airport
    17 Jun: Fog restrictions at Auckland Airport finally lifted at 2pm on Saturday after more than 100 flights were either delayed or cancelled.... more
    Te Papa scientists study sea birds
    17 Jun: Scientists from France, Liverpool and Te Papa have joined together to study sea birds' interaction with fishing vessels.... more
    Petone water available again soon
    17 Jun: Hutt Valley residents partial to drawing water straight from the Waiwhetu Aquifer will be able to again soon.... more

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     15 Jun: London tower fire: 12 deaths confirmed after giant blaze engulfs 24-storey Grenfell unit block ++++++++++
     06 Jun: Inmates to help plant Million Trees ++++++++
     08 Jun: Coles unlikely to play in Lions series ++++++++
     11 Jun: Earthquake near Christchurch +++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      23 Jun: Scientist adopts maori concepts to save penguins (RadioNZ)
      22 Jun: Nrc chairman welcomes golden bay funding announcement (
      22 Jun: Environment minister nick smith announces $19m plan to deal with 'blot' of tyre mountains (
      22 Jun: New zealand and australia equally matched for social progress (
      21 Jun: Wanaka water sports building gets nod from environment court (
      21 Jun: Minister caught out on misleading water statement - nz first (
      21 Jun: Illness a byproduct of invercargill exceeding national air quality standards (
      21 Jun: Century-old polar samples yield new insights (NZ Herald)
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