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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Fire tears through Port Moresby village leaving at least 150 homeless
     21 August 2017
    At least 150 villagers in Papua New Guinea are left homeless after a fire tears through 15 homes in Hanuabada Village, just five minutes from downtown Port Moresby.
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    Truckloads of beams heading to Kaikoura
    21 Aug: Trucks will be transporting 120 beams through the Lewis Pass as work continues on State Highway 1 after the Kaikoura earthquake in 2016.... more
    Vigil to mark Havelock North gastro crisis
    20 Aug: Havelock North is one of four centres around New Zealand holding a candlelight event to mark one year since the town's gastro outbreak from polluted water.... more
    Owha the leopard seal loving NZ waters
    18 Aug: Sightings of leopard seals suggest that what is described as an Antarctic species could be common in the waters around New Zealand, a marine scientist says.... more
    Quake claimants urged to contact insurer
    18 Aug: Canterbury residents with an outstanding earthquake claim from 2010 and 2011 have been advised to get clarification from their insurer over the Limitation Act.... more
    Wind and rain whip across country
    17 Aug: Rain and gale force winds are forecast to make things unpleasant for much of the country's west and areas around Wellington.... more
    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

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