News | Environment
21 Apr 2021 14:53
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Environment

    Silver Fern Farms has been slammed by a more than 337-thousand dollar fine over an ammonia spill

    Silver Fern Farms has been slammed by a more than 337-thousand dollar fine over an ammonia spill


    The hazardous material leaked from the Company's Hawera plant last year and killed thousands of fish along a 13 kilometre stretch.

    The business pleaded guilty to two charges in the Environment Court today.

    It's understood to be the biggest fine issued for environmental offending.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Environment News
     20 Apr: A broken wastewater pipe on Paremata Road has been fixed
     20 Apr: There's a surprise in store for trans-Tasman visitors -- in the form of Christchurch's rebuild
     20 Apr: Fire crews are responding to a house fire in the Otago town of Waitati
     19 Apr: New Zealand's labs are teetering on the edge of a two million Covid-19 test record
     19 Apr: Fire crews are working to protect a house from a hay barn fire in Winslow, near Ashburton
     19 Apr: It's been 387 days since Queenstown last had an international flight
     16 Apr: Ex-All Blacks wing Julian Savea has extended his second stint with the Hurricanes
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Salesi Rayasi has earned a start on the left wing, with Julian Savea dropping out of the Hurricanes 23 for Friday night's Super Rugby visit to the Chiefs in Hamilton More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Inflation rates are in line with economist's predictions More...



     Today's News

    Rugby:
    Salesi Rayasi has earned a start on the left wing, with Julian Savea dropping out of the Hurricanes 23 for Friday night's Super Rugby visit to the Chiefs in Hamilton 14:46

    Athletics:
    Kurtis Imrie made it his mission to compete at the Tokyo Olympics alongside his sister - and he's done his part of the job 14:36

    Entertainment:
    Sharon Osbourne is going to write a book and “tell everything” about her time on ‘The Talk’ 14:22

    Politics:
    Maori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer says these changes are huge for New Zealand 14:06

    Business:
    Inflation rates are in line with economist's predictions 13:56

    Law and Order:
    Health officials confirm our latest border case is connected to an infected returnee 13:56

    Entertainment:
    Lady Louise Windsor will reportedly inherit Prince Philip's carriage and horses 13:52

    Law and Order:
    An Auckland man's due in court after another man was seriously injured at a Westmere party on Friday 13:46

    Health & Safety:
    A rural health expert is worried trust-funded hospitals and medical centres might be overlooked 13:26

    Entertainment:
    Jessica Biel feels like she has "a thousand" children 13:22


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd