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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Rare whales detected in Cook Strait
     29 March 2017
    Some rare species of whale have been detected in the Cook Strait, according NIWA which has picked up their sounds on listening devices.
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    EPA rejects claims charges unreasonable
    28 Mar: The Environmental Protection Authority rejected claims by Chatham Rock Phosphate that costs incurred during a marine consent hearing in 2015 were unreasonable.... more
    Lancaster Park to be deconstructed
    27 Mar: Christchurch's Lancaster Park, which was significantly damaged during the February 2011 earthquake, will be deconstructed, the city council has decided.... more
    Auckland water supply unaffected by rains
    27 Mar: Sunday's heavy rains have failed to affect Auckland's water supply as residents continue to reduce their water usage.... more
    NIWA develops first NZ drought index
    25 Mar: NIWA and the Department of Primary Industries have developed a New Zealand Drought Index bringing together a series of indicators.... more
    Upbeat Williamson shrugs off rain forecast
    25 Mar: Black Caps captain Kane Williamson hopes that, despite forecasts of steady Hamilton rain, his side has the chance to pinch a Test win from South Africa.... more
    Kaikoura quake shakes up science models
    24 Mar: The complexity and unusual nature of the Kaikoura earthquake could prompt a change in thinking over how multi-fault ruptures can occur, a study says.... more
    Quake rattles central New Zealand
    23 Mar: A "moderate" 4.8 earthquake has hit the lower North Island, with more than 11,000 people reporting on the GeoNet website that they had felt it.... more
    Authorities wary of more rain in Auckland
    23 Mar: Auckland civil defence has warned there could be further disruption to the city with forecasts of heavy rain this weekend.... more
    Further rains threaten water supply
    22 Mar: Further rains forecast for Auckland this weekend could exacerbate water shortages, the city's supplier says.... more

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