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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    How Molly and John Chester quit their city life and built a farm from scratch
     2 February 2020
    Have you ever wanted to quit your job and live on a farm? Molly and John Chester did. But the reality of managing animals, crops and equipment on a rundown farm quickly hit home.
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    A small glimmer of hope for those battling a massive fire in the South Island's Mackenzie District
    2 Feb: A small glimmer of hope for those battling a massive fire in the South Island's Mackenzie District... more
    A huge fire is still burning in a small rural South Canterbury community
    2 Feb: A huge fire is still burning in a small rural South Canterbury community... more
    Fire crews have been working through the night to battle a blaze at Stanton Station near Burke's Pass in South Canterbury
    1 Feb: Fire crews have been working through the night to battle a blaze at Stanton Station near Burke's Pass in South Canterbury... more
    More Nelson reserves may be closed in the coming weeks - if the weather stays hot and dry
    1 Feb: More Nelson reserves may be closed in the coming weeks - if the weather stays hot and dry... more
    Gisborne has taken out the record of the hottest temperature of the Kiwi summer so far
    31 Jan: Gisborne has taken out the record of the hottest temperature of the Kiwi summer so far... more
    Scientists modify honey bee gut bacterium to fight colony collapse-causing Varroa mite and deformed-wing virus
    31 Jan: Researchers have genetically modified a bacterium that only occurs in the gut of honey bees, to fight Varroa mite and deformed-wing virus — two key causes of colony collapse.... more
    Strong winds and dry conditions have sparked several fires across the South Island overnight
    31 Jan: Strong winds and dry conditions have sparked several fires across the South Island overnight... more
    Bushfire emergency for RAAF Pearce Air Base in Bullsbrook as blaze flares north of Perth
    30 Jan: A bushfire is threatening homes and a Royal Australian Airforce base in Bullsbrook, north-east of Perth.... more
    Northland is chuffed by the latest funding boost for rail
    30 Jan: Northland is chuffed by the latest funding boost for rail... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     03 Feb: Heavy rain has cut power and roads in South Westland - and there's more rain to come +++++++++++++++++++
     01 Feb: More Nelson reserves may be closed in the coming weeks - if the weather stays hot and dry ++++++++++++++++++
     03 Feb: Heavy rain's still affecting the West Coast with more on the way throughout the day ++++++++++++++++
     11 Feb: More Nelson reserves are being closed in response to the hot, dry weather +++++++
     26 Jan: A magnitude 5.4 earthquake off the coast of Paraparaumu has broken a GeoNet record for the most "felt reports" the agency has ever received +++++++
     02 Feb: How Molly and John Chester quit their city life and built a farm from scratch +++++
     26 Jan: A seismologist says the shallow depth of last night's Paraparaumu earthquake is part of the reason it was so widely felt +++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      19 Feb: Crown drops charges against auckland father after death of infant son (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Feb: Bus patronage decreasing as environment canterbury moots 9.8 per cent rates rise (Stuff.co.nz)
      18 Feb: Is it time to start charging freedom campers?: 'there is always going to be a cost' (Stuff.co.nz)
      17 Feb: Human compost funerals 'better for environment' (BBCWorld)
      17 Feb: Climate subsidies not 'environmentally defensible', environment commissioner says (Stuff.co.nz)
      16 Feb: Manawatu gorge replacement road hearing to go straight to environment court (Stuff.co.nz)
      14 Feb: Marlborough business owners champing at the bit over bridge completion (Stuff.co.nz)
      13 Feb: Parliamentary commissioner for the environment takes aim at companies getting 'free ride' on emissions (RadioNZ)
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