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NIWA develops first NZ drought index
25 March 2017
NIWA and the Department of Primary Industries have developed a New Zealand Drought Index bringing together a series of indicators.
Upbeat Williamson shrugs off rain forecast
Black Caps captain Kane Williamson hopes that, despite forecasts of steady Hamilton rain, his side has the chance to pinch a Test win from South Africa....
Kaikoura quake shakes up science models
The complexity and unusual nature of the Kaikoura earthquake could prompt a change in thinking over how multi-fault ruptures can occur, a study says....
Quake rattles central New Zealand
A "moderate" 4.8 earthquake has hit the lower North Island, with more than 11,000 people reporting on the GeoNet website that they had felt it....
Authorities wary of more rain in Auckland
Auckland civil defence has warned there could be further disruption to the city with forecasts of heavy rain this weekend....
Further rains threaten water supply
Further rains forecast for Auckland this weekend could exacerbate water shortages, the city's supplier says....
Jordie Barrett touted as Test prospect
Rising Hurricane Jordie Barrett is touted as an All Blacks contender if one or two Test regulars aren't fit to face the British and Irish Lions....
OECD revs up NZ over emissions progress
The government needs to regulate greenhouse emissions as the country's emissions get worse while other nations improve, the OECD says....
DHB criticised for non-actioned X-ray
A DHB has been criticised over the care it provided to a woman whose failure to get a follow-up chest X-ray wasn't picked up until two months before she died....
Ben Smith returns in Highlanders loss
Highlanders and All Blacks stalwart Ben Smith has made a successful comeback from concussion in Saturday's 41-15 loss to the Hurricanes....
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