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Environment
Plea to treat Fox River rubbish spill like Rena disaster
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The Northland tourist attraction is suffering from its own popularity, locals say.
Famous New Zealand destinations included in UK tour company's list of places suffering 'overtourism'
Chlorinating water is a very big issue in Christchurch at the moment.
Government to invest $800,000 into community water storage for Wairarapa
Harsh penalties handed down to illegal dumpers disposing of toxic waste in Auckland
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Creswell NZ, owned by Nongfu, was granted consent in 2016 by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council to install a new bore for testing purposes at Otakiri Springs.
Local iwi concerned over 'irreversible harm' to Whakatāne aquifer after Chinese water bottling plant granted consent
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Zero Waste Network chair Marty Hoffart backed such an idea on TVNZ1’s Breakfast.
Call for recycling refund scheme for soft plastics
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Nanny Deb and her black panel van are doing their bit to make the planet better for future generations.
Meet Nanny Deb, the Auckland woman turning trash into toys
FILE - In this April 19, 2019, file photo, Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, a company that hopes to use composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains, poses for a photo in a cemetery in Seattle, as she displays a sample of compost material left from the decomposition of a cow using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw. On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law that allows licensed facilities to offer "natural organic reduction," which turns a body, mixed with substances such as wood chips and straw, into soil in a span of several weeks. Th law makes Washington the first state in the U.S. to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Washington becomes first US state to allow 'environmentally friendly' composting of human bodies
Southern Ocean Killer whale cull felt 20 years later
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Creswell NZ, owned by Nongfu, was granted consent in 2016 by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council to install a new bore for testing purposes at Otakiri Springs.
Opportunities for 'struggling economy' lost if Chinese water bottling plant expansion in Whakatāne fails, court hears
This time, the group will march in solidarity with the Muslim community.
National pledge to support first reading of Climate Change Bill
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Creswell NZ, owned by Nongfu, was granted consent in 2016 by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council to install a new bore for testing purposes at Otakiri Springs.
Chinese water bottling plant's proposal to take water from Whakatane aquifer 'sustainable', court hears
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Creswell NZ, owned by Nongfu, was granted consent in 2016 by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council to install a new bore for testing purposes at Otakiri Springs.
Hearing underway for Chinese water bottling plant planning on taking water from Whakatane aquifer
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University of Auckland associate professor James Russell talks about New Zealand’s ambitious goal.
New study suggests Predator Free 2050 goal is fraught with obstacles
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Chinese water bottler Nongfu will be in court on Monday to try to hold onto its resource consent.
Water bottling protest sees thousands of plastic bottles dumped on Mt Maunganui beach
Mike Ward pictured outside his art studio
Nelson maverick politician, artist, author and raconteur announces fifth bid for mayoralty
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The coastline where the farm would appear is currently used to regenerate native forest.
Mussel farm a threat to Coromandel ecology says environmentalist
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Whitebait are being wiped out and it's the fault of people like me, or is it? Sunday's Matt Chisholm finds out.
DOC survey: NZ public wants change to ensure sustainability of whitebait fishing
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They call it the “wood wide web” – the hidden world that exists below the ground.
Earth's underground world of tree and plant roots mapped in major international study
Hamilton mayor Andrew King.
Hamilton mayor tries to block report that references colonisation, capitalism
Students gearing up for climate change strike later this month
Tourism industry urged to help wipe out visitors' carbon footprint
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The find is a worrying indication of human impact on the planet.
Plastic waste found 11 kilometres down, at the bottom of the world's deepest ocean trench
Otago community takes on major international mining company
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Previously it wasn’t allowed due to health and safety reasons.
Supermarket chain will now let customers bring own containers for over-the-counter foods
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His visit comes as a group of Torres Strait islanders have filed a lawsuit against the Australian government saying it's failed to act on climate change.
Torres Strait islanders take legal action against Australian government over failure to act on climate change
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A plan announced today would protect the habitat of many at-risk species.
Plans to save South Island marine life announced today
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The Associate Environment Minister said the Government will adopt all recycling recommendations in response to China’s ban.
New plan to improve the way Kiwis recycle announced by Government
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Chorus workers filmed dumping rubbish onto side of Hawke's Bay road
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Australian politician Peter Garrett joined Breakfast to discuss how to mitigate the climate crisis.
'A path to a zero carbon future' – former Midnight Oil frontman talks climate action
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