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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Northland council can include GMOs
     3 November 2017
    Genetically modified organisms can be now included in Northland Regional Council policy after a legal challenge was abandoned.
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    >> Health & Safety News 

    Heavy rain expected for parts of country
    3 Nov: Heavy bursts of rain are predicted Fiordland, the Nelson ranges , Mt Taranaki, the Tararua ranges and the eastern Bay of Plenty ranges.... more
    Climate change legal challenge rejected
    2 Nov: A court has rejected a bid to get a judicial review of the previous government's climate change targets. The student that brought the case says she's appealing.... more
    NZ facing shortage of homegrown produce
    2 Nov: Climate change and rapid population growth are leading to a shortfall of domestically grown fruit and vegetables, Horticulture New Zealand says.... more
    Whitebaiters use detergent to clean water
    2 Nov: Some whitebaiters have taken the message of keeping New Zealand's waterways clean quite literally, Environment Canterbury has found.... more
    In NZ illegally as Kiribati 'unliveable'
    1 Nov: The lawyer who represented the Kiribati man who was denied refugee status under grounds of climate change says there are thousands more like him in Auckland.... more
    Company dumps chicken manure in stream
    1 Nov: A composting company in Cambridge has been convicted for dumping waste high in e.coli into a stream that flows into the Waikato river.... more
    Charity teaches primary kids about whales
    1 Nov: A whale education kit for primary school classrooms, released by a New Zealand marine charity, has proved a hit.... more
    Scientists identify genetic risk factors for asthma, hay fever and eczema
    31 Oct: An Australian-led study identifies more than 100 shared genetic risk factors for asthma, hay fever and eczema, providing new clues on how the conditions could be prevented or treated.... more
    Worker hurt in Invercargill explosion
    31 Oct: A pump station explosion has left a worker in hospital and led to a call to conserve water in Invercargill and Bluff while repairs are carried out.... 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 ++++++++++
     14 Nov: Index shows global warming accelerating +++++++++
     18 Nov: Earthquake anniversary a timely reminder +++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      25 Nov: Public servants not to blame - fiji opposition (RadioNZ)
      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 (
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