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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    New quake test to save money: researchers
     25 January 2018
    Kiwi researchers say they have developed a faster and more reliable way of assessing how much damage an earthquake has done to steel in buildings and bridges.
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    NZer leads global invasive species project
    24 Jan: An Auckland University researcher has led an international collaboration to compile the first worldwide register of invasive species.... more
    Famous Wanaka willow harmed by climbers
    24 Jan: Wanaka's famous willow tree is a popular photo stop for tourists, but those climbing on the tree to get the perfect photo are actually harming it.... more
    Magnitude-6.1 earthquake shakes Indonesia, leaves dozens injured
    24 Jan: Homes and buildings collapse and dozens of people are injured when a magnitude-6.1 earthquake hits Indonesia.... more
    Bacteria warning for Kapiti swimmers
    24 Jan: Kapiti Coast swimmers have been advised to steer clear of river and stream mouths when at the beach because of at-times higher than usual bacteria levels.... more
    Otago albatross colony has new celebrity
    24 Jan: A royal albatross chick is set to become the next internet star out of the breeding colony on Otago Peninsula as its early life is tracked by webcam.... more
    North Island highway closed by flooding
    23 Jan: A section of State Highway 46 in the central North Island has been closed by flooding, which also forced seven people to evacuate from a nearby house.... more
    Contamination risk for Christchurch wells
    23 Jan: Several underground wells across Christchurch will be upgraded after an assessment found the wells could be at risk of contamination.... more
    Campers use wilderness as 'a giant toilet'
    22 Jan: Queenstown locals are upset freedom campers are overpopulating reserves and using the wilderness as "a giant toilet".... more
    Aftershocks normal seven years after quake
    22 Jan: The seismic activity around Christchurch has seen 20,000 earthquakes in the region over the past seven years.... 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 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     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 ++++++++++++++++
     07 Feb: Kaikoura water reservoirs to be replaced +++++++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      20 Feb: Controversial epa scientist steps down (RadioNZ)
      20 Feb: Kauri dieback: council committee votes for more closures (RadioNZ)
      20 Feb: Need for maritime safety aspect to all pacific climate projects - spc (RadioNZ)
      19 Feb: Blue sky meats fined $116,000 for unlawfully discharging meat works' effluent (Stuff.co.nz)
      15 Feb: Wobbly coalition all at sea over fisheries monitoring (voxy.co.nz)
      15 Feb: National seeks inquiry into plastic pollution in nz's oceans (voxy.co.nz)
      14 Feb: Are sewage spills hurting auckland's marine life? (NZ Herald)
      14 Feb: Report recommends moving marlborough salmon farms (RadioNZ)
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