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    Rare birds released at Mackenzie Basin
     22 August 2017
    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.
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    Wallabies pests, not pets: Waikato council
    22 Aug: 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.... more
    Fire tears through Port Moresby village leaving at least 150 homeless
    21 Aug: 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.... more
    Truckloads of beams heading to Kaikoura
    21 Aug: Trucks will be transporting 120 beams through the Lewis Pass as work continues on State Highway 1 after the Kaikoura earthquake in 2016.... more
    Vigil to mark Havelock North gastro crisis
    20 Aug: 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.... more
    Owha the leopard seal loving NZ waters
    18 Aug: 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.... more
    Quake claimants urged to contact insurer
    18 Aug: Canterbury residents with an outstanding earthquake claim from 2010 and 2011 have been advised to get clarification from their insurer over the Limitation Act.... more
    Wind and rain whip across country
    17 Aug: Rain and gale force winds are forecast to make things unpleasant for much of the country's west and areas around Wellington.... more
    Extinct Northland shag a distinct species
    16 Aug: Researchers have concluded that bones found in Northland belong to a previously undescribed and extinct bird species dubbed the Kohatu shag.... more
    New home for baby paua population
    15 Aug: After the paua population off Kaikoura was wiped out in November's earthquake, one NIWA scientist may have found the answer to restoring it.... more

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