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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Magnitude 5.4 quake near Kaikoura
     22 October 2017
    A magnitude 5.4 earthquake has been recorded near Kaikoura but most people say it only caused weak shaking.
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    Motutapu in the Hauraki Gulf reopens
    21 Oct: Motutapu, in the Hauraki Gulf, is opening to the public again with reduced facilities.... more
    Work on Picton-Kaikoura SH1 progressing
    21 Oct: Work on earthquake damaged State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura is progressing well and it should be open for Christmas.... more
    Whincup's wet warning to Supercars rivals
    20 Oct: Holden's Jamie Whincup says forecast rain is set to make the opening 300km Supercars race on the Gold Coast a lottery.... more
    Ardern brings hope to quake claimants
    20 Oct: An insurance advocate says Jacinda Ardern will bring hope to those going through insurance claims for the several years since the Christchurch earthquakes.... more
    NZ warmer, sea levels up to 22cm higher
    19 Oct: Increasing greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand has had a massive impact on the country's environment in the last 100 years, new statistics show.... more
    Sea ice change affects Antarctic research
    19 Oct: A New Zealand research team may have their trip to Antarctica hampered due to a change in sea ice.... more
    CTV quake site made into 'peaceful place'
    18 Oct: The former site of the CTV building in Christchurch, which collapsed and killed 115 people during an earthquake, will be turned into "peaceful" gardens.... more
    Quake near Lower Hutt delivers sharp jolt
    17 Oct: A 3.8 magnitude earthquake 15km south-east of Lower Hutt and at a depth of 18km has rattled parts of the lower North Island.... more
    Dogs maul seal pups on Hawke's Bay beaches
    17 Oct: Dog owners have been told to keep their animals under control on Hawke's Bay beaches after two instances of seal pups being mauled to death over the past month.... more

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