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Pigs saved from barn blaze served to firefighters as sausages
24 August 2017
Six months after UK firefighters saved a litter of piglets from a barn fire, the farm manager says thank you with a gift of pork sausages made from the rescued animals.
Ice study puts greenhouse blame on humans
Humans are responsible for releasing more climate changing greenhouse gases than previously thought a study of ancient Antarctic ice has shown....
Rare kiwi found dead on West Coast road
Motorists have been asked to take care when they see signs advising of kiwi in the area after a rare rowi was found dead on a West Coast road....
Rare birds released at Mackenzie Basin
More than 50 of the world's rarest wading bird are being released at Mount Gerald station in the Mackenzie Basin to boost the bird's population....
Wallabies pests, not pets: Waikato council
Waikato Regional Council is concerned people might be keeping wallabies as pets, saying the animals are pests that are hard to contain and cause costly damage....
Fire tears through Port Moresby village leaving at least 150 homeless
At least 150 villagers in Papua New Guinea are left homeless after a fire tears through 15 homes in Hanuabada Village, just five minutes from downtown Port Moresby....
Truckloads of beams heading to Kaikoura
Trucks will be transporting 120 beams through the Lewis Pass as work continues on State Highway 1 after the Kaikoura earthquake in 2016....
Vigil to mark Havelock North gastro crisis
Havelock North is one of four centres around New Zealand holding a candlelight event to mark one year since the town's gastro outbreak from polluted water....
Owha the leopard seal loving NZ waters
Sightings of leopard seals suggest that what is described as an Antarctic species could be common in the waters around New Zealand, a marine scientist says....
Quake claimants urged to contact insurer
Canterbury residents with an outstanding earthquake claim from 2010 and 2011 have been advised to get clarification from their insurer over the Limitation Act....
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