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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    North Korean nuclear test had energy of 10 Nagasaki bombs and moved mountain, geophysicists say
     11 May 2018
    Geophysicists calculate the depth and strength of a clandestine nuclear bomb test in North Korea last September, saying the blast probably also caused a subterranean tunnel system at the test site to collapse.
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    Carlos Spencer returning from coaching wilderness to take up Hurricanes role
    10 May: Former All Black and Blues first five Carlos Spencer is returning from the coaching wilderness to take up a role at the Hurricanes... more
    Minister uses legislative powers for first time to secure future for earthquake battered school
    9 May: Greater Christchurch minister Megan Woods has used legislative powers for the first time to secure a future for an earthquake battered primary school... more
    More support for community conservation groups is needed - so volunteers don't lose interest
    7 May: More support for community conservation groups is needed - so volunteers don't lose interest... more
    Some suscreens bad for marine life
    4 May: Sunscreen does a good job of protecting our skin, but it may not be so good for marine life.... more
    New effluent technology allows farmers to recycle water
    3 May: New effluent technology unveiled today could allow greater access to our country's fresh water.... more
    Certain pesticides threatening five billion dollar contibution to economy
    3 May: The use of certain pesticides is threatening the five-billion-dollar contribution bees make to New Zealand's economy... more
    Historic closure of Waitakere Ranges comes into force
    2 May: A historic closure of the Waitakere Ranges has come into force today.... more
    Recyclable waste stockpiles continue to grow
    1 May: New Zealand's at a critical point when it comes to recycling. ... more
    Productivity Commission wants to turn waste into electricity
    30 Apr: Environmental organisations are backing an idea to turn waste into cost effective electricity.... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     29 Apr: More than More than two thousand submissions received for Te Waikoropupu Springs conservation +++++++++++++++
     01 May: Recyclable waste stockpiles continue to grow  ++++++++++
     03 May: New effluent technology allows farmers to recycle water +++++++++
     30 Apr: Rain easing in Rotorua ++++++++
     30 Apr: Productivity Commission wants to turn waste into electricity ++++++++
     29 Apr: Emergency staff working throughout the night in Rotorua ++++++++
     15 May: A group of Christchurch earthquake claimants with insurer Southern Response have dropped their class action proceedings ++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      25 May: Government funding to boost new zealand plastics recycling capacity (
      25 May: Environment, money issues could rock floating homes: experts (NZ Herald)
      24 May: Minister 'inclined towards' ban on plastic bags (RadioNZ)
      24 May: Comment: nostalgia is a trap that won't save the environment (NZ Herald)
      24 May: 1.7 million tourists in 12 months: can new zealand's environment handle it? (NZ Herald)
      24 May: Eugenie sage: recycle smart with bright new bins (
      23 May: Local focus: 'ploggers' get fit and clean up the environment (NZ Herald)
      23 May: Are compostable bags actually helping the environment? (
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