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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Christchurch council targets quake sites
     26 May 2017
    Christchurch City Council has released a list of about 30 buildings and sites deemed to be hindering the city centre's regeneration after the 2011 earthquake.
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    Stranded Kaikoura locomotive removed
    25 May: Cranes have begun lifting two stranded locomotives off a South Island train line that was closed by November's Kaikoura earthquake.... more
    Panda porn and speed dating key to species' survival
    24 May: Chinese scientists have developed a successful panda breeding program and it involves showing the animals exactly how to do it.... more
    Insurer Tower's losses narrow
    24 May: Insurer Tower has narrowed its first-half losses but is making room on its books for more payouts for the Canterbury earthquakes.... more
    DoC sought legal advice over MoT fraudster
    23 May: The Department of Conservation sought legal advice after charges were laid against Ministry of Transport fraudster Joanne Harrison.... more
    Myrtle rust found in 12 locations
    22 May: The number of sites infected with plant disease myrtle rust has been confirmed at 12, all in Northland and Taranaki.... more
    Fire crews extinguish large Auckland fire
    21 May: Fire crews have put out a large blaze in an Auckland scrap metal yard overnight.... more
    Cars rescued from snow in the North Island
    21 May: A snow plough has rescued cars stuck in snow on the Desert Road, running through the centre of the North Island.... more
    Desert Road closes due to snow
    20 May: The Desert Road in the centre of the North Island has closed due to snow as a polar blast that dumped snow on the South Island moves north.... more
    'Doomsday Vault' not exempt from climate change threat
    20 May: The entrance to the Arctic Doomsday Vault, a final safeguard for the world's biodiversity, was flooded by meltwaters amid record temperatures last year, highlighting the vulnerabilities of the seed bank.... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     01 May: Grants for quake-affected businesses ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     27 Apr: Cash for quake-hit councils: Brownlee +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     28 Apr: Kaikoura quake to shave 0.1pc from GDP +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     28 Apr: Sea floor survey to be carried out ++++++++++++++++++++++
     03 May: Sobering quake reminder for Wellington +++++++++++++++++++++
     10 May: Species resurrection a mammoth question ++++++++++++++++++++
     10 May: Tax take boosts government's books +++++++++++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      26 May: Company denies seabed mining would wreck environment (RadioNZ)
      26 May: Moment of truth for tieke reintroduced to wellington's urban environment from zealandia (
      25 May: Environment southland increases rates by 5.9% (
      25 May: Budget: greens slam environment funding (NZ Herald)
      25 May: More renewable power on tap in first six months of 2017 (
      25 May: Budget 2017: initiatives for environment and infrastructure (
      25 May: Floating island off tahiti won't harm says environmentalist (RadioNZ)
      24 May: Temotu people can earn more from preserving trees than logging: ngo (RadioNZ)
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