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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Kaikoura seals, shearwater survive quake
     14 November 2017
    Seals and Hutton's shearwater birds appear to be doing OK a year on from the Kaikoura earthquake but some plants population were hard-hit, DOC says.
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    Long recovery for Hutton's Shearwater
    13 Nov: The Hutton's Shearwater has a long road to recovery, after 15 per cent of the bird's burrows were wiped out during the Kaikoura earthquake in 2016.... more
    Kaikoura tourism bouncing back post-quake
    13 Nov: Kaikoura is gearing up for its first active summer season since an earthquake hit in November 2016, which saw it lose more than 50 per cent of its tourists.... more
    Beached orca now 'swimming freely'
    13 Nov: An orca whale beached at Marfell's Beach in Marlborough has been refloated and is swimming out to sea.... more
    Bid to save beached whale in Marlborough
    12 Nov: An orca whale has beached at Marfell's Beach in Marlborough and attempts are being made to refloat it.... more
    Conservationists slam new Labour govt
    12 Nov: Conservationists are slamming a decision by the Labour government to delay a rollout of electronic monitoring of catches on many commercial fishing vessels.... more
    Wellington school fire put out
    11 Nov: Firefighters have extinguished a blaze at Otari School in the Wellington suburb of Wilton with no reports of injuries from the incident.... more
    Roof blown off house near Opotiki
    11 Nov: High winds in Bay of Plenty have blown the roof off a two-story house near Opotiki and also brought down trees.... more
    Dolphins sleep with half brain on: study
    11 Nov: A new study about dolphins sleeping patterns could help to reduce the number of critically endangered Maui dolphins caught in fishing nets.... more
    Mitre 10, Z Energy also ban plastic bags
    10 Nov: Fuel company Z Energy and Mitre 10 are the latest companies to ban plastic bags.... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     30 Oct: Kaikoura rail line re-opens after slips +++++++++++++
     03 Nov: Highway north of Kaikoura set to reopen +++++++++++
     03 Nov: Northland council can include GMOs +++++++++++
     11 Nov: Wellington school fire put out +++++++++++
     03 Nov: Heavy rain expected for parts of country ++++++++++
     08 Nov: Wild weather hammers South Island ++++++++
     14 Nov: Index shows global warming accelerating ++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      22 Nov: Dairy strategy prioritises environment, animal welfare (RadioNZ)
      20 Nov: Digital kaka teach wellington children to care for environment (
      18 Nov: Tesla's new supercar is the fastest car around, and it's fully electric (
      18 Nov: Russell packer cherishes rugby league world cup berth for kiwis (
      17 Nov: Fishery closure along 140km of kaikoura coastline extended (
      15 Nov: Nz endorses international plan to reduce agricultural and waste emissions (
      14 Nov: Disappointed ardie savea says all blacks demotion has only made him hungrier (
      12 Nov: Book review: force of nature by jane harper (
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