Articles Categorized: Environment

Leave miracle water in Fiji

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THE ministry for primary industries is asking travellers from Fiji to stop bringing “miracle water” into New Zealand if they want to avoid a stiff…

Cray fishery not well – survey

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A LANDMARK survey of people who pot and dive for crayfish on the northeast coast between Pakiri and East Cape defies ministry for primary industries’ assurances…

Fonterra staff protect kiwis

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WHAKATANE’S kiwi population is on the increase, thanks to the passion of Fonterra’s Edgecumbe staff. Edgecumbe Fonterra employee Jamie Rhodes has been a supporter of…

Claim your game bird hunting spot

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DUCKSHOOTERS are looking forward to the start of the hunting season in a few weeks. And Fish and Game is reminding game bird hunters to…

Paralytic toxin warning withdrawn

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THE ministry for primary industries yesterday removed the marine biotoxin warning for the Opotiki, Bay of Plenty area. The ministry says ongoing sampling of shellfish…

Oravida expansion shocks

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NEWS bottling company Oravida Water plans to expand its operations at Otakiri shocked those at a community meeting last week. The meeting followed news that…

Flood protection work deferred

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AS rain poured down on Whakatane on Wednesday and water rose in the Wainui Te Whara stream, residents received an email telling them further flood…