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8 Aug 2022 20:18
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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Fiji becomes first Pacific nation to recognise waste pickers as the world's invisible environmentalists fight to be seen
     8 August 2022
    Despite playing a vital role in combating climate change and plastics pollution, waste pickers worldwide face discrimination and harassment. Now the fight is on to end the scavenger stigma.
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    Almost a hundred hospital buildings across the country are earthquake-prone
    8 Aug: Almost a hundred hospital buildings across the country are earthquake-prone... more
    A cold blast is hitting the South Island -- with snow warnings in place for southern and eastern parts of the island
    7 Aug: A cold blast is hitting the South Island -- with snow warnings in place for southern and eastern parts of the island... more
    A weather warning is in place for parts of the South Island. A very cold south to southeast flow will spread north over the South
    7 Aug: A weather warning is in place for parts of the South Island. A very cold south to southeast flow will spread north over the South... more
    The impact of rising sea temperatures could have an impact on tourism
    6 Aug: The impact of rising sea temperatures could have an impact on tourism... more
    Firefighters have managed to contain a blaze that broke out at a skifield north of Queenstown
    6 Aug: Firefighters have managed to contain a blaze that broke out at a skifield north of Queenstown... more
    The heavy fog that's been blanketing Auckland this morning is starting to lift
    4 Aug: The heavy fog that's been blanketing Auckland this morning is starting to lift... more
    Chlorine is being pumped into a Canterbury town's water supply, due to increased levels of organic materials
    4 Aug: Chlorine is being pumped into a Canterbury town's water supply, due to increased levels of organic materials... more
    There are lots of uncertainties, in how New Zealand is likely to be affected by climate change
    4 Aug: There are lots of uncertainties, in how New Zealand is likely to be affected by climate change... more
    High winds in many parts of the country, have settled ... but it won't be long until it kicks off again
    3 Aug: High winds in many parts of the country, have settled ... but it won't be long until it kicks off again... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     26 Jul: Students living in a small number of low-lying flats in north Dunedin are warned to prepare for a possible evacuation, as heavy rain continues ++++++++++++++++
     13 Jul: Waikato Regional Council and power company Mercury are managing flows in the Waikato Hydro System in response to the recent rain, as well as forecast wet weather later this week ++++++++
     11 Jul: Auckland Transport is asking bus and ferry passengers to consider delaying their travel tomorrow morninwithas high winds are expected to affect a range of services  +++++++
     10 Jul: There is a heavy rain warning in place for parts of the North Island over the next few days +++++++
     25 Jul: Heavy rain and strong winds are battering the North Island, flooding highways and damaging buildings +++++++
     22 Jul: Air New Zealand is warning the recovery from the travel disruption caused by wild weather in Wellington could take several days +++++++
     27 Jul: A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the Philippine island of Luzon ++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      5 Aug: Tgg - half year results 2022 (sharechat.co.nz)
      4 Aug: New law gives ngai tahu right to appoint two environment canterbury councillors (RadioNZ)
      3 Aug: Ngāi tahu final step to permanent representation on environment canterbury (NZ Herald)
      2 Aug: Lincoln south opponents raise over $11k to fight development (NZ Herald)
      31 Jul: Kaikoura grounding: recovery mission under way as boat runs aground 200m offshore (NZ Herald)
      30 Jul: Coca-cola makes change to sprite bottle after 60 years (NZ Herald)
      27 Jul: North canterbury bus commuters get on board direct route to city (NZ Herald)
      25 Jul: Former whangārei mayor stan semenoff found guilty of air pollution (NZ Herald)
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     Today's News

    Entertainment:
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    Entertainment:
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    Health & Safety:
    A Waikato doctor who overlooked a woman's terminal cancer says he was tired, and may not have read the report 18:59

    Cricket:
    Australia beats India by nine runs at Edgbaston to win Commonwealth Games women's T20 cricket gold 18:59

    Entertainment:
    Joe Wicks has a fully-stocked bar in his house 18:52

    Health & Safety:
    Several nurses failed their clinical responsibilities after an elderly woman died, a Health and Disability Commission report has found 18:49

    Health & Safety:
    An orthopaedic surgeon has failed to provide appropriate outpatient care to man with a broken femur 18:39

    Entertainment:
    Britney Spears has not seen her kids "in months" 18:22

    International:
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    Politics:
    The National Party's released a statement on revelations about Sam Uffindell 18:09

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