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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    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.
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    Sod turned on one billion tree programme
    22 Apr: 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.... more
    Tokelau's first newspaper aims keep islanders informed about climate change
    21 Apr: 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.... more
    Govt, lawyers at odds on NZDF foam problem
    21 Apr: The government says there is no immediate risk from leached toxic firefighting foam chemicals but lawyers say not enough is being done.... more
    170 Kaimanawa wild horses re-homed
    19 Apr: One-hundred-and-seventy Kaimanawa wild horses have been successfully re-homed following the muster from the Waiouru Military Training Area (WMTA).... more
    Moa poo helps rebuff scientific theory
    19 Apr: 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.... more
    Researchers name new whale species
    18 Apr: Researchers have identified a new species of ancient whale that swam the seas around New Zealand 27.5 million years ago from its bones.... more
    DOC moves seabirds 1100km to grow colony
    18 Apr: DOC says the biggest mottled petrel chick relocation ever attempted has been completed after a batch of young birds were moved 1131km last week.... more
    Police stand by CTV decision
    17 Apr: Police investigators continue to back their decision not to press charges over the collapse of the CTV building in the Christchurch earthquake.... more
    Better rainfall improves gentailer outlook
    17 Apr: Favourable rainfall across New Zealand has improved the outlook for the electricity sector according to the latest operating metrics lodged with the NZX.... more

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      23 Apr: Fish and game want decrease in visitors to the high country (RadioNZ)
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      20 Apr: Tom o'neil: brand attracts talent (NZ Herald)
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