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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Heavy rain expected over much of NZ
     18 January 2017
    With strong winds expected to hit in the early hours of Thursday morning, severe gales gusting 150 or 160km/h are forecast over much of central New Zealand.
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    Temporary housing for quake affected farms
    18 Jan: The government says it will make 20 transportable homes available to property owners whose houses were damaged by the Kaikoura earthquake.... more
    Trump's wrong Ivanka Twitter mistake earns lesson in climate change
    18 Jan: A Brighton woman gives Donald Trump a climate change lesson after he accidentally tagged her instead of his daughter in a tweet.... more
    South Island norovirus outbreak over: DOC
    17 Jan: The Department of Conservation and Nelson Marlborough Health say the norovirus outbreak is over, and a tramping track is back in use.... more
    Severe weather to hit NZ on Wednesday
    17 Jan: A combination of extreme lows, high winds and heavy rains are set to hit the country on Wednesday.... more
    No ban on plastic bags: Dr Smith
    17 Jan: The government has no plans to ban plastic bags, despite proposing to ban products containing microbeads because of their threat to the marine environment... more
    NZ joins move against microbeads
    16 Jan: The government's move to ban the use of plastic microbeads in personal-care products is being welcomed.... more
    Freight rail services resume after quake
    16 Jan: The first freight rail services from Blenheim since the Kaikoura earthquake have resumed, but only along a short section of track.... more
    Brexit prompts 'mini-export boom' for British tea industry as interest in 'all things' English grows
    16 Jan: A Cornish tea plantation claims Brexit "boosted" Britain's brand across the globe and led to increased interest in "all things" English, especially the country's quintessential beverage.... more
    NZ grab initiative against Bangladesh
    15 Jan: Bangladesh have lost three quick wickets late on day four in Wellington, giving New Zealand a sniff of a chance of victory.... more

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     22 Dec: Stranded Kaikoura freight train unloaded +++++++++++++
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