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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Tracks closed in Goldie Bush reserve
     17 March 2018
    Tracks in Goldie Bush Scenic Reserve are closed in support of the rahui placed to protect kauri in the Waitakere Ranges.
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    Police investigate Auckland house fire
    17 Mar: Police are investigating a house fire in Glen Innes with media reporting the blaze began after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at the property.... more
    Scale of Kaikoura quake mudslide revealed
    15 Mar: The 2016 Kaikoura earthquake triggered a massive underwater landslide equivalent to more than 100 million dump trucks of mud being released, scientists say.... more
    Yellow-eyed penguin ocean tracking begins
    15 Mar: Scientists are satellite-tracking rare hoiho, or yellow-eyed penguin, chicks for the first time with one adventurous youngster travelling 470km.... more
    Fehi, Gita fill Meridian's cup
    13 Mar: Heavy rainfall from ex-tropical cyclones Fehi and Gita have helped fill southern hydro lakes where Meridian Energy generates electricity.... more
    NZ misses the worst of Cyclone Hola
    13 Mar: New Zealand has escaped the worst of the weather brought by Cyclone Hola, with the heaviest rain and winds remaining offshore to the north of the country.... more
    Cyclone Hola brings heavy rainfall, gales
    12 Mar: Northern New Zealand is expected to be hit with heavy rainfall as Cyclone Hola nears the country.... more
    Pollutant present in fire trucks' foam
    12 Mar: Fire trucks at three more New Zealand airports have pollutant PFOS in their fire-fighting foam, it has been confirmed.... more
    Cyclone Hola likely to swipe northern NZ
    11 Mar: Tropical Cyclone Hola is weakening but is still expected to bring high winds to northern New Zealand.... more
    PNG earthquake: Calls for formal inquiry into cause as more aid arrives, ADF sends Globemaster packed with supplies
    11 Mar: As authorities start to get a clearer picture of the scale of the destruction caused by February's magnitude-7.5 earthquake, there are growing calls for PNG's government to order a formal inquiry into what caused it.... more

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      16 Mar: Two hapu in new legal bid to remove rena wreck off astrolabe reef (NZ Herald)
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      16 Mar: Whangarei's port nikau to be transformed in gigantic development (NZ Herald)
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      13 Mar: Auckland council briefed on foam contamination (
      12 Mar: Plans to extend bus stops in mt eden village draws large crowd to public meeting (NZ Herald)
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