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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Wind and rain whip across country
    Wellington Airport
    Wellington Airport
     17 August 2017
    Rain and gale force winds are forecast to make things unpleasant for much of the country's west and areas around Wellington.
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    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
    Major slip cleared north of Kaikoura
    15 Aug: A major slip north of Kaikoura has been cleaned up, allowing crews working on highway repairs to access the area for the first time since November's earthquake.... more
    Snow surprises Central Otago motorists
    13 Aug: Snow appears to have caught out some motorists in Central Otago as winter weather hits the region's roads.... more
    Hurricanes hooker heads to Blues
    11 Aug: Young Maori All Blacks and Hurricanes hooker Leni Apisai has signed on at the Blues for the next two Super Rugby seasons.... more
    Alternate route troublesome for truckies
    10 Aug: The alternate route between Blenheim and Christchurch is having serious impacts on truck drivers, with 38 crashes since the Kaikoura earthquake in 2016.... more
    Pink rainbow appears over England's south-west
    9 Aug: Sky-gazers in England are treated to a rare phenomenon when a pink rainbow appears in the sky over the country's south-west.... more
    Labour's water tax `an attack on farmers'
    9 Aug: The government has blasted Labour's policy to tax commercial water use, saying it's an attack on farmers that would ruin the primary sector.... more
    New rules for plantation forestry
    9 Aug: New rules for New Zealand's 1.7 million hectares of plantation forestry have been announced, designed to protect the environment and cut compliance costs.... more

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