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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Drunk, hypothermic group rescued in floods
     22 July 2017
    Some of a group of drunk and hypothermic people trapped in floodwaters on State Highway 87 had to be carried out by specialist rescue crews, police say.
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    Chch declares state of emergency amid rain
    22 Jul: Christchurch has joined Otago and Timaru in declaring a state of emergency amid fears of rivers flooding and evacuations in the South Island.... more
    Winning Hurricanes desperate to improve
    22 Jul: The Hurricanes are two wins away from defending their Super Rugby crown but believe they're a long way from their best.... more
    Brothers ready to reprise backyard bonanza
    20 Jul: All Blacks brothers Jordie and Beauden Barrett will reprise a rare starting midfield line-up when the Hurricanes meet the Brumbies in Canberra.... more
    Understanding NZ's fault lines
    20 Jul: The how, why and when of earthquakes and fault lines occupy much of Professor John Townend's time.... more
    Cold snap puts freeze on myrtle rust
    19 Jul: A cold winter has helped slow the progress of plant-killing disease myrtle rust, the Ministry for Primary Industries says.... more
    Heavy snow and rain to hit Canterbury
    19 Jul: One week after snow storms closed roads and cut power across swathes of the country, a second dumping of heavy snow and rain is heading New Zealand's way,... more
    Coles ready to spring back into action
    18 Jul: After four months on the sideline with concussion, Dane Coles can't wait to make his Super Rugby return in the Hurricanes quarter-final against the Brumbies.... more
    Dunedin council checking recycling bins
    18 Jul: Dunedin's recycling bins are being checked over the next 12 weeks to try to reduce an increasing rate of contamination from the wrong waste being put in them.... more
    Hurricanes prove championship mettle
    18 Jul: The Hurricanes proved they can mix it with Super Rugby's big guns with their fighting win over the Crusaders, says lock Mark Abbott.... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     01 Jul: Heavy rain and snow in South Island ++++++++++++++
     23 Jun: UK schoolboys wear skirts to protest against shorts ban, cope with summer heat +++++++++++++
     07 Jul: Railway line quake repairs near milestone ++++++++++++
     24 Jun: Quake wakes Wellington +++++++++++
     12 Jul: Cold blast continues up the country +++++++++++
     13 Jul: Tail end of cold blast to pack a punch ++++++++++
     11 Jul: Cold snap moving north over central NZ +++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      20 Jul: Phil gould slams new south wales' state of origin culture after series defeat (
      19 Jul: Funding for award-winning whangawehi stream project (
      19 Jul: Gary mortimer: getting rid of plastic bags is a windfall for supermarkets but it won't do much for the environment (NZ Herald)
      19 Jul: Racing: change of scenery to rejuvenate galloper (NZ Herald)
      19 Jul: Little geniuses: video shows kiwi children living the mantra – think globally, by acting locally (
      18 Jul: R kelly denies holding several women in 'abusive cult' (BBCWorld)
      18 Jul: Government loves kaipara waste minimisation (
      17 Jul: 'please don't': hedgehog lover's library talk crashed by forest and bird (
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