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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Blue ducks fight back from near-extinction
     10 January 2018
    DOC rangers are delighted to have found a record number of blue duck/whio ducklings, an endangered bird species rarer than the kiwi.
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    Citizen scientists take on Hutt River
    9 Jan: A group of citizen scientists are working hard to ensure the water quality of the Hutt River improves.... more
    Kaikoura seabed to be re-mapped
    9 Jan: Nearly 35,000 hectares of the Kaikoura seabed will be re-mapped more than a year after the area's November 2016 earthquake struck.... more
    Coromandel highway reopens to convoys
    8 Jan: The storm-hit Thames Coast Road in the Coromandel Peninsula has reopened to vehicles escorted in convoy, but motorists have been advised to avoid the route.... more
    Year of extreme weather: climate report
    8 Jan: New Zealand had a year of extreme highs and wet weather in 2017 with some areas drought while heavy downpours caused flooding throughout the country.... more
    Big research ship heads to Antarctica
    8 Jan: A big international research ship is heading to Antarctica on a climate change investigation after spending time researching a fault zone off New Zealand.... more
    Convoys for damaged Coromandel highway
    7 Jan: It will take some time to repair the Coromandel's storm-damaged Thames Coast Road but convoys will be used to allow traffic through.... more
    Rotorua tree victim mourned
    7 Jan: A Rotorua church is mourning the loss of a congregation member killed by a falling tree during Friday's violent storm.... more
    Clash of the titans set for Classic final
    6 Jan: Caroline Wozniacki will play Julia Goerges in Sunday's ASB Classic women's singles final after comprehensive semi-final wins on Saturday. ... more
    Repairing coastal road is a big task
    6 Jan: The army and Red Cross have joined Civil Defence staff in checking on people's needs on the Coromandel Peninsula where the road north of Thames is still closed.... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     24 Jan: Otago albatross colony has new celebrity ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     08 Feb: Hector's dolphin numbers dwindling: lobby ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     25 Jan: Nearly all Kaikoura quake claims settled +++++++++++++++++++++++++
     26 Jan: The baby trade torturing orangutans to extinction ++++++++++++++++++
     01 Feb: Six-week research voyage to Antarctica ++++++++++++++++
     03 Feb: West Coast continues recovery from storm ++++++++++++++++
     18 Feb: Hawke's Bay quake rattles North Island ++++++++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      15 Feb: Wobbly coalition all at sea over fisheries monitoring (
      15 Feb: National seeks inquiry into plastic pollution in nz's oceans (
      14 Feb: Are sewage spills hurting auckland's marine life? (NZ Herald)
      14 Feb: Report recommends moving marlborough salmon farms (RadioNZ)
      13 Feb: Enabling harvey weinstein's sex life was 'condition of employment,' says lawsuit (
      12 Feb: Wellington mayor wants to crack down on 'freeloading' freedom campers (
      12 Feb: Toxic foam: 'absolutely we could have done better' (RadioNZ)
      11 Feb: Q&a: how is the growth of bitcoin affecting the environment? (NZ Herald)
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