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Massive factory fire halts Auckland trains
27 October 2017
Two people have been treated for smoke inhalation after a small fire at Auckland's SkyCity, while a large factory blaze in Penrose has halted trains.
Climate change challenge for water systems
New Zealand's stormwater and waterwater systems are vulnerable to climate change says a report highlighting infrastructure issues....
Three-quarters of Kiwis live in North Is
Three out of four New Zealanders live north of the Cook Strait, and half are north of Lake Rotorua, according to new figures released by Statistics New Zealand....
Climate change an NZ health issue: report
New Zealanders need to prepare for and reduce the risks that climate change will have on their health, a Royal Society Te Aparangi report says....
Illegal trapping leaves weka one-legged
Sightings of one-legged weka point to illegal possum trapping in Fiordland National Park which put other flightless birds, like our national icon, at risk....
Post-quake population on the rise
Seven years after Christchurch was hit by earthquakes, the population is back to the same level before the quakes hit....
Kea crowned NZ's Bird of the Year
The 2017 Bird of the Year is the kea after more than 50,000 people cast votes for their favourite avian creature....
Magnitude 5.4 quake near Kaikoura
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake has been recorded near Kaikoura but most people say it only caused weak shaking....
Motutapu in the Hauraki Gulf reopens
Motutapu, in the Hauraki Gulf, is opening to the public again with reduced facilities....
Work on Picton-Kaikoura SH1 progressing
Work on earthquake damaged State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura is progressing well and it should be open for Christmas....
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