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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Heaven to hell: Inside Japan's worst flood-hit towns
     16 July 2018
    In just a matter of hours, towns were swept away. Now residents in western Japan are contemplating how to rebuild their lives.
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    The Coromandel is faring well in the wake of extensive flooding and large slips in the area over the weekend
    16 Jul: The Coromandel is faring well in the wake of extensive flooding and large slips in the area over the weekend... more
    Heavy rain is causing havoc on Auckland roads this morning
    15 Jul: Heavy rain is causing havoc on Auckland roads this morning... more
    Heavy rain and easterly gales are expected across much of the North Island
    15 Jul: Heavy rain and easterly gales are expected across much of the North Island... more
    Wellington's first ever Matariki fireworks have finally gone ahead... now the city's famous whale has left the harbour
    14 Jul: Wellington's first ever Matariki fireworks have finally gone ahead... now the city's famous whale has left the harbour... more
    Vector is urging upper North Island residents to put outside furniture away ahead of stormy weather over the next couple of days
    14 Jul: Vector is urging upper North Island residents to put outside furniture away ahead of stormy weather over the next couple of days... more
    Wet and windy weather is forecast for parts of the upper North Island over the next few days
    14 Jul: Wet and windy weather is forecast for parts of the upper North Island over the next few days... more
    King tides coinciding with strong winds and heavy rain could make for some flooding in the upper half of the North Island
    14 Jul: King tides coinciding with strong winds and heavy rain could make for some flooding in the upper half of the North Island... more
    Blue whale killing denied by Icelandic company Hvalur hf's CEO, who says it was a hybrid
    13 Jul: The boss of the Icelandic company accused of slaughtering a blue whale this week claims it was a hybrid and therefore not a protected species.... more
    UK heatwave reveals long-hidden archaeological sites buried underground
    13 Jul: Drought and parched fields in Wales reveal hidden archaeological sites from prehistoric settlements, captured in new aerial images.... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     28 Jun: Top scientist urging patience from fisheries around Kaikoura paua while stocks recover ++++++++++++++++++
     22 Jun: A number of train services have been cancelled as Wellington wakes up to the first icy morning of the season +++++++++
     07 Jul: Thai cave rescue: Desperate push to free boys within 48 hours, before heavy rains hit +++++++
     26 Jun: Drones and planes could be the next step in the fight against plant diseases ++++++
     23 Jun: MetService has issued a severe weather watch for southern parts of the South Island ++++++
     07 Jul: A new homeless shelter in Rotorua has forced the Rotorua Lakes District Council onto the back foot ++++++
     27 Jun: Cold snap surprised Aucklanders used enough power to light Harbour Bridge for more than 167 years ++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      15 Jul: Local government support on waste welcome - sage (voxy.co.nz)
      15 Jul: Environment southland to investigate 1080 dump on stewart island (Stuff.co.nz)
      14 Jul: Sir ray avery's waitangi day lifepod concert off to environment court (NZ Herald)
      14 Jul: Environment court to make call over eden park concert (RadioNZ)
      14 Jul: Mike taylor: the stockmarkets' endangered species (NZ Herald)
      13 Jul: Auckland council purchase of evs will filter down to wider market, aa says (Stuff.co.nz)
      13 Jul: Eden park concert battle off to environment court (Stuff.co.nz)
      13 Jul: Standards needed on compostable and biodegradable plastics - sage (voxy.co.nz)
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     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    Police have named a tramper who died in Nelson Lakes National Park on Saturday 21:57

    Motoring:
    A person has died after the car they were driving crashed into a power pole in Dunedin 21:17

    Environment:
    Heaven to hell: Inside Japan's worst flood-hit towns 20:37

    Netball:
    The Mainland Tactix are expecting another thriller in tonight's ANZ netball Premiership match against the Southern Steel 18:57

    Motoring:
    A person is seriously injured after the car they were driving crashed into a power pole in Dunedin 18:37

    Motoring:
    The NZ Transport Agency says it is working to re-open the section of State Highway 2 affected by a slip in the Waioeka Gorge 24hrs a day from Wednesday afternoon 18:07

    Business:
    The government is being asked to step in and make KiwiRail environmentally friendly 17:27

    Cricket:
    Some silverware for Black Caps paceman Tim Southee 16:57

    Rugby:
    Tom Coventry thinks it just makes sense to grab hold of what's being viewed as a poisoned chalice 16:37

    Business:
    KiwiRail's bosses are being called out for trying to green-wash the company while cutting back on sustainable transport 16:27

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