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8 Aug 2022 19:29
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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.
Almost a hundred hospital buildings across the country are earthquake-prone
Almost a hundred hospital buildings across the country are earthquake-prone...
A cold blast is hitting the South Island -- with snow warnings in place for southern and eastern parts of the island
A cold blast is hitting the South Island -- with snow warnings in place for southern and eastern parts of the island...
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
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...
The impact of rising sea temperatures could have an impact on tourism
The impact of rising sea temperatures could have an impact on tourism...
Firefighters have managed to contain a blaze that broke out at a skifield north of Queenstown
Firefighters have managed to contain a blaze that broke out at a skifield north of Queenstown...
The heavy fog that's been blanketing Auckland this morning is starting to lift
The heavy fog that's been blanketing Auckland this morning is starting to lift...
Chlorine is being pumped into a Canterbury town's water supply, due to increased levels of organic materials
Chlorine is being pumped into a Canterbury town's water supply, due to increased levels of organic materials...
There are lots of uncertainties, in how New Zealand is likely to be affected by climate change
There are lots of uncertainties, in how New Zealand is likely to be affected by climate change...
High winds in many parts of the country, have settled ... but it won't be long until it kicks off again
High winds in many parts of the country, have settled ... but it won't be long until it kicks off again...
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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
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
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
There is a heavy rain warning in place for parts of the North Island over the next few days
Heavy rain and strong winds are battering the North Island, flooding highways and damaging buildings
Air New Zealand is warning the recovery from the travel disruption caused by wild weather in Wellington could take several days
A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the Philippine island of Luzon
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Meanwhile Wellington have escaped defeat at the hands of a surging Bay of Plenty Steamers outfit in the capital, 37-35
An Auckland storage locker has been auctioned off for two-hundred-thousand dollars
Health & Safety:
A Waikato doctor who overlooked a woman's terminal cancer says he was tired, and may not have read the report
Australia beats India by nine runs at Edgbaston to win Commonwealth Games women's T20 cricket gold
Joe Wicks has a fully-stocked bar in his house
Health & Safety:
Several nurses failed their clinical responsibilities after an elderly woman died, a Health and Disability Commission report has found
Health & Safety:
An orthopaedic surgeon has failed to provide appropriate outpatient care to man with a broken femur
Britney Spears has not seen her kids "in months"
Ukrainian President decries 'Russian nuclear terror' as Zaporizhzhia power plant shelled again
The National Party's released a statement on revelations about Sam Uffindell
Khloe Kardashian has split from her mystery boyfriend
Questions are being raised around a spike in student drop out rates
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