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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Quake wakes Wellington
     24 June 2017
    A magnitude 3.8 earthquake has given Wellington an early-morning shake-up, being felt as far as Foxton.
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    UK schoolboys wear skirts to protest against shorts ban, cope with summer heat
    23 Jun: Boys at a British high school find a novel way around strict uniform rules banning shorts, as the country swelters through a heatwave.... more
    Gt Barrier now a hot-spot for stargazers
    23 Jun: Great Barrier Island has been named as one of three sanctuaries in the world with incredibly clear skies, perfect for viewing the stars.... more
    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

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     25 May: Stranded Kaikoura locomotive removed ++++++++++++++++++++
     09 Jun: First train arrives in Kaikoura post quake +++++++++++++
     09 Jun: Supercomputers to help weather forecasting +++++++++++++
     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
      24 Jun: Cycling: stress and negativity downed olympic chances (NZ Herald)
      23 Jun: Government supports carbonzero zoo (voxy.co.nz)
      23 Jun: Scientist adopts maori concepts to save penguins (RadioNZ)
      22 Jun: Nrc chairman welcomes golden bay funding announcement (voxy.co.nz)
      22 Jun: Environment minister nick smith announces $19m plan to deal with 'blot' of tyre mountains (Stuff.co.nz)
      22 Jun: New zealand and australia equally matched for social progress (Stuff.co.nz)
      21 Jun: Wanaka water sports building gets nod from environment court (Stuff.co.nz)
      21 Jun: Minister caught out on misleading water statement - nz first (voxy.co.nz)
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