Sam Clarke

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Volunteers tidied up 40 bags of rubbish, more than 70 tyres and even a rifle.

'How else are we going to fix this?' - Hundreds take to banks of Avon River for waterways clean-up

Volunteers tidied up 40 bags of rubbish, more than 70 tyres and even a rifle.

01:34
The system has a lofty goal of saving $40 billion litres of water every year.

New water treatment system hailed as giant leap for Kiwi farms

The system has a lofty goal of cleaning up forty billion litres of water a year.

01:37
1NEWS reporter Sam Clarke went to the Pet Expo to find the latest in animal culinary trends.

‘Great time to be a dog’ – NZ pet food industry turns gourmet

1 NEWS reporter Sam Clarke went to the Pet Expo to find the latest in animal culinary trends.

01:30
A group of Kiwis are cycling to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation.

Riding the Tour de France for mental health

A group of Kiwis are cycling to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation.

01:40
The $23 million facility in Christchurch will be the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

New base for Christchurch's air rescue services to mean faster treatment for patients

The $23 million facility is the South Island's only fully-integrated air ambulance centre.

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The numbers also show a worrying decline in some places, and a need for more to be done.

Report claiming NZ has turned a corner in improving water quality questioned by expert

The numbers also show a worrying decline in some places, and a need for more to be done.

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Dogs deemed menacing by breed or actions will have to be muzzled at all times, unless they’re in a cage or vehicle.

Christchurch dog owners outraged at order to muzzle dogs in their own homes

The council says the ruling was made in response to "recent serious dog attacks within the city".

Experts slam report clearing weedkiller with links to cancer

The issue is with core ingredient glyphosate, used widely for weed control in streets and public parks.

01:58
News of the port's boss holidaying in Europe has inflamed the situation, while local businesses are feeling the pinch.

Lyttleton port workers step up strike action for second day of protests

News of the port's boss holidaying in Europe has inflamed the situation.

01:30
The Christchurch siblings will join an ever growing team of disabled athletes conquering their goals with the help of the Achilles Foundation.

'A life without limits' - Partially blind brother and sister to run Wellington half-marathon

Nicola and Mike Asmussen were born with a genetic disorder which limits their sight. They'll run the Round the Bays event next week.

02:05
Recent tests found the city's wells weren't safe from contamination, despite having the reputation for some of the best drinking water in the world.

Christchurch City's water supply to be temporarily chlorinated

The decision comes amid fears the water supply may be vulnerable to contamination.

01:44
With hundreds more in the air, a new app is being trialled to help keep pilots of all kinds safe.

Increase in drones causing headaches for air safety officials

With hundreds more in the air, a new app is being trialled to help keep pilots of all kinds safe.

02:00
One of the country's most successful public health initiatives, the needle exchange program has become a network of hundreds of outlets.

NZ needle exchanges mark 30th anniversary of becoming legal

It's one of the country's most successful public health initiatives.

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Police search on for trio who disappeared from South Korean ship in Bluff

The fishing vessel was already under investigation after a Chinese crewman was injured and died before docking.

01:51
Three decades since 1987's Black Monday, lessons from one of the world's darkest economic days being used to teach trainee traders.

Simulation trading floor unveiled at Christchurch uni, 30 years after 1987 crash

University of Canterbury students will be learning from the mistakes of the past.

01:44
A new first aid course is aiming to put mental health responders in every New Zealand workplace.

'Every business should be doing this' – Mental illness first aid course trialled NZ workplaces

A new first aid course is aiming to put mental health responders in every NZ workplace.

01:47
The world's only alpine parrot is a focus of a new study which suggests their mischief helps them learn about the world.

'They are very similar to people' – study finds curious kea learn and solves problems

Their mischief helps them learn about the world, it's been found.

02:34
There will be plenty of glasses raised with the reopening of The Terraces.

Seven years on, new nightlife strip opens in central Christchurch

There will be plenty of glasses raised with the reopening of The Terraces.

01:46
Wine buffs have gathered to take a shot at representing New Zealand at the World Blind Tasting Challenge.

The hunt is on to find New Zealand's best wine tasters

Wine buffs have gathered to take a shot at representing New Zealand at the World Blind Tasting Challenge.

01:37
The Christchurch electoral office of National MP Gerry Brownlee has been occupied by animal rights activists today.

Animal rights activists occupy National MP's electorate office to protest factory farming in NZ

National MP Gerry Brownlee's Christchurch office was occupied by activists today.

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That's the question University of Canterbury scientists are trying to answer.

Watch: How safe is your house if a volcano erupts nearby?

That's the question University of Canterbury scientists are trying to answer.

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