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26 Apr 2018 6:07
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No plastic straws on Wellington waterfront
25 April 2018
There are no plastic straws in products sold on Wellington's waterfront and it's hoped the whole city will take up the environmental initiative.
Sod turned on one billion tree programme
There's been a symbolic planting of native trees at a school in the Gisborne region to mark the start of the government's One Billion Trees planting programme....
Tokelau's first newspaper aims keep islanders informed about climate change
Chiefs and local leaders from the tiny Pacific territory of Tokelau herald the launch of the island nation's first ever local newspaper that claims to meet international standards....
Govt, lawyers at odds on NZDF foam problem
The government says there is no immediate risk from leached toxic firefighting foam chemicals but lawyers say not enough is being done....
170 Kaimanawa wild horses re-homed
One-hundred-and-seventy Kaimanawa wild horses have been successfully re-homed following the muster from the Waiouru Military Training Area (WMTA)....
Moa poo helps rebuff scientific theory
Research on the preserved poos and stomachs of New Zealand's extinct moa has cast doubt on a theory about how the birds interacted with native tree seeds....
Researchers name new whale species
Researchers have identified a new species of ancient whale that swam the seas around New Zealand 27.5 million years ago from its bones....
DOC moves seabirds 1100km to grow colony
DOC says the biggest mottled petrel chick relocation ever attempted has been completed after a batch of young birds were moved 1131km last week....
Police stand by CTV decision
Police investigators continue to back their decision not to press charges over the collapse of the CTV building in the Christchurch earthquake....
Better rainfall improves gentailer outlook
Favourable rainfall across New Zealand has improved the outlook for the electricity sector according to the latest operating metrics lodged with the NZX....
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