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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Environment articles  Environment
    Amid scorching heat, 900 people died this week in Saudi Arabia. Climate change has made the Hajj pilgrimage more risky
     21 June 2024
    Hajj has grappled with public health and safety risks such as crowd crushes and infectious diseases in the past. It’s now facing an emerging risk: climate extremes.
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    A dark night's ahead for the third of Northland still without power tonight
    20 Jun: A dark night's ahead for the third of Northland still without power tonight... more
    Some areas in Northland are running on backup generators, after a major transmission tower fell in Kumeu, in Auckland's northwest
    20 Jun: Some areas in Northland are running on backup generators, after a major transmission tower fell in Kumeu, in Auckland's northwest... more
    Thousands of homes and businesses in Northland are without power following this morning's heavy rain
    20 Jun: Thousands of homes and businesses in Northland are without power following this morning's heavy rain... more
    Budget cuts to climate funding mean NZ may now struggle to meet its international obligations
    17 Jun: The government’s priorities are shifting towards adaptation to protect communities, jobs and industries. But the longer we wait to cut emissions, the more the costs of climate change will compound.... more
    The demolition of a luxury house in Queenstown will begin today
    17 Jun: The demolition of a luxury house in Queenstown will begin today... more
    A severe thunderstorm warning's been issued for Wellington and the Wairarapa
    16 Jun: A severe thunderstorm warning's been issued for Wellington and the Wairarapa... more
    A bout of rough weather is bound for the South Island's West Coast
    16 Jun: A bout of rough weather is bound for the South Island's West Coast... more
    The upper North Island is in the firing line for more messy weather
    16 Jun: The upper North Island is in the firing line for more messy weather... more
    Crocodile attacks in Indonesia have increased and experts say illegal tin mines are to blame
    16 Jun: Indonesia has the highest crocodile attack rate in the world — but it's likely not for the reason you think.... more

     Most Popular Recent Environment News
     29 May: Fire and power crews are dealing with the aftermath of wild weather across Auckland +++++++++
     26 May: Second deadly fire in India kills six infants at children's hospital in Delhi +++++++++
     23 May: Tetepare Island's people fled for mysterious reasons 200 years ago. Now their descendants are fighting to protect it +++++++++
     30 May: An Auckland couple have been left furious at the Auckland Council, after a tree smashed into their house and car during severe winds last night ++++++++
     01 Jun: The Chiefs are expecting their final regular-season Super Rugby Pacific game against the Blues to be a true Battle of the Bombays ++++++++
     01 Jun: Firefighters have contained all the wildfires that were burning in Canterbury today ++++++++
     26 May: Multiple fire crews put out a blaze at the back of a two-storey shop building in Auckland's Onehunga ++++++++

     Environment NewsLinks
      21 Jun: Investment funds help nz tech sector defy pessimistic business environment (RadioNZ)
      21 Jun: Waituna lagoon won’t be opened for drainage (Stuff.co.nz)
      21 Jun: Environment, inflation contribute to 'sharp increase' in pacific child obesity - researcher (RadioNZ)
      20 Jun: Environment southland rates rise drops from 23% to 12.6% (Stuff.co.nz)
      19 Jun: Acer aspire vero 16 review: could be better, but doesn’t need to be (PC World)
      19 Jun: How to pick the right film for you at the doc edge film festival (RadioNZ)
      19 Jun: Everything you need to know to buy a printer that doesn’t suck (PC World)
      18 Jun: Budget cuts to climate funding mean nz may now struggle to meet its international obligations (RadioNZ)
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    Soccer:
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    Rugby:
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    Law and Order:
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    Environment:
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    Entertainment:
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    Politics:
    The Electricity Authority says Northlanders deserve answers - as it launches an investigation into a toppled electricity tower 16:07

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