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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    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.
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    Upbeat Williamson shrugs off rain forecast
    25 Mar: 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.... more
    Kaikoura quake shakes up science models
    24 Mar: 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.... more
    Quake rattles central New Zealand
    23 Mar: 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.... more
    Authorities wary of more rain in Auckland
    23 Mar: Auckland civil defence has warned there could be further disruption to the city with forecasts of heavy rain this weekend.... more
    Further rains threaten water supply
    22 Mar: Further rains forecast for Auckland this weekend could exacerbate water shortages, the city's supplier says.... more
    Jordie Barrett touted as Test prospect
    21 Mar: 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.... more
    OECD revs up NZ over emissions progress
    21 Mar: The government needs to regulate greenhouse emissions as the country's emissions get worse while other nations improve, the OECD says.... more
    DHB criticised for non-actioned X-ray
    20 Mar: 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.... more
    Ben Smith returns in Highlanders loss
    19 Mar: Highlanders and All Blacks stalwart Ben Smith has made a successful comeback from concussion in Saturday's 41-15 loss to the Hurricanes.... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     27 Feb: Business quake help to end on April 30 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     01 Mar: CentrePort posts $35.7m loss after quake +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     27 Feb: Quake wipes all life from Kaikoura Canyon ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     02 Mar: Magnitude-5.2 quake hits Canterbury ++++++++++++
     12 Mar: Big clean-up needed in Auckland +++++++++++
     11 Mar: Auckland prepares for wind after rain ++++++++++
     08 Mar: More rain on the way for North Island ++++++++++

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      27 Mar: Drowning our marine life in a growing sea of plastic (NZ Herald)
      26 Mar: Rod oram: new zealand should be chasing a perfect chance (
      24 Mar: The green issue: marlborough's dominion salt a finalist in cawthron marlborough environment awards for wind energy initiative (
      23 Mar: Recycling company to 'clarify and address' customer concerns over glass collection (
      23 Mar: Minister challenged to fist fight over pollution (NZ Herald)
      23 Mar: Developer prepares to fight for 750-plus houses next to picturesque marine reserve (
      22 Mar: Chris wood's season of excellence down to coach, team-mates believing in him (
      22 Mar: Minister impressed by regeneration plans (
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