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  •   Home > News > Living & Travel

    A nationwide wake up call for combating air pollution

    A nationwide wake up call for combating air pollution


    The results of a 2016 Health and Air Pollution study have been released revealing that air pollution contributes to more than three-thousand premature deaths in a year.

    Invercargill tops the death-rate rankings for air pollution from vehicle exhaust and domestic fires and industry combined.

    Environment Southland chair Nicol Horrell says this is an eye opener...showing nationwide, that vehicle pollution is, in a lot of cases, twice as deadly as domestic burning.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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     Top Stories

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    Black Ferns flanker Alana Bremner doesn't have to look far for inspiration should she be named to play in Saturday's test against Australia in Christchurch More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The official cash rate has risen, and is expected to head higher still More...



     Today's News

    Rugby:
    Black Ferns flanker Alana Bremner doesn't have to look far for inspiration should she be named to play in Saturday's test against Australia in Christchurch 15:29

    Politics:
    Questions over whether Scott Morrison was involved in delaying release of new energy price until after election 15:19

    Entertainment:
    Rachel Stevens cried her eyes out watching her 11-year-old daughter Amelie make her West End debut 15:12

    Soccer:
    The New Zealand women's under-20 football team have exited the World Cup in pool play in Costa Rica 14:59

    Business:
    The official cash rate has risen, and is expected to head higher still 14:49

    Entertainment:
    in a heartfelt message 14:42

    Entertainment:
    Adele has dec lared she wants to marry boyfriend Rich Paul as she has "never been in love like this" 14:12

    Business:
    The Reserve Bank has increased the Official Cash Rate 50 basis points, taking it from 2.5 percent to three 14:09

    Law and Order:
    The homicide investigation continues into the discovery of human remains in Auckland's Manurewa last Thursday 13:49

    Entertainment:
    Ashley Graham has celebrated her 12-year wedding anniversary with her husband Justin Ervin 13:42


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