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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Highways are closed on both sides of the South Island due to flooding, slips and rising rivers
     7 December 2019
    Highways are closed on both sides of the South Island due to flooding, slips and rising rivers
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    Contractors are preparing to fix some of the damage on the West Coast, caused by ongoing heavy rain
    7 Dec: Contractors are preparing to fix some of the damage on the West Coast, caused by ongoing heavy rain... more
    Christian Dior reaches secret agreement with New Caledonia over patenting native plants
    7 Dec: The French fashion company Christian Dior reaches a confidential agreement with New Caledonia's Indigenous Kanak people, after it came under fire for using native plants in its cosmetics research.... more
    West Coast Civil Defence Emergency Management Group and Westland District Council are closely monitoringtroads and rivers with heavy rain continuing to batter the region
    6 Dec: West Coast Civil Defence Emergency Management Group and Westland District Council are closely monitoringtroads and rivers with heavy rain continuing to batter the region... more
    Polar bears move into Russian village in their dozens, forcing town into lockdown
    6 Dec: More than 50 polar bears infiltrate a village in northern Russia in search of food, a phenomenon experts say is linked to the "decline of the sea ice area".... more
    Heavy rains are moving up the country from the deep South
    6 Dec: Heavy rains are moving up the country from the deep South... more
    The West Coast is bracing for more flooding and slips
    6 Dec: The West Coast is bracing for more flooding and slips... more
    As rain keeps falling in central Otago - sandbags are being given out as a precaution
    5 Dec: As rain keeps falling in central Otago - sandbags are being given out as a precaution... more
    Invasive fungus myrtle rust is pushing Australia's native trees toward extinction
    5 Dec: Extinction is the future for many of Australia's native trees if action is not taken to control myrtle rust fungus, which causes disease and death in trees like lilly pillies, paperbarks and tea trees.... more
    Precautionary flood measures have been extended to Queenstown CBD, Glenorchy and Kingston
    4 Dec: Precautionary flood measures have been extended to Queenstown CBD, Glenorchy and Kingston... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     12 Nov: The Levin District Court will be closed indefinitely from next Monday for earthquake strengthening ++++++++++++++++
     16 Nov: Three years this week since the Kaikoura quakes and there's still a lasting impact on our environment ++++++++++++++++
     19 Nov: A key West Coast route is back in business +++++++++++++++
     03 Dec: Passengers flying to the capital from Auckland this morning will have to make other plans ++++++++++
     25 Nov: A commercial fishing vessel that ran aground near Kaikoura has been successfully brought onshore ++++++++++
     10 Nov: The mayor of a NSW town badly ravaged by out of control wildfires, says climate change cannot be ignored ++++++++
     03 Dec: Travellers in the central North Island are being warned of road closures on State Highway 1 - between Turangi and Rangipo ++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      6 Dec: Cop25 climate change conference: what are you giving up for environment? (BBCWorld)
      5 Dec: Help may be on the way for farmers struggling with farm environment plans (RadioNZ)
      5 Dec: Legalised personal cannabis use would be tightly regulated - helius (voxy.co.nz)
      4 Dec: 'four percent is not enough': low amounts of philanthropic funding going to the environment (RadioNZ)
      30 Nov: West coasters say land made 'worthless overnight' by new environment laws (Stuff.co.nz)
      27 Nov: Parker says essential freshwater package covers bird poo in waterways (Stuff.co.nz)
      27 Nov: Six-fold increase in rubbish tipping tax - simpson (voxy.co.nz)
      27 Nov: Michael bloomberg built a us$54b company - women called it a toxic nightmare (Stuff.co.nz)
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