Soilsafe Aotearoa set up to help understand what is in the ground

Soilsafe Aotearoa set up to help understand what is in the ground

A new soil research programme launched by the University of Auckland, partnered with GNS Science, will uncover major research studies. The University’s Dr Melanie Kah from the School of Environment has been thrilled with many registrations and interest in the programme. “We’re really excited to have the programme underway, it’s...

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LIVE: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern post-Cabinet briefing

LIVE: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern post-Cabinet briefing

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will hold a press briefing at around 4 pm delivering remarks following the Christchurch March 15 2019 Terror Attacks and any other details as her role receive questions from the press.   Image: Gettyimages Video: RNZ

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Carterton boil Water Advisory extended ‘until further notice’

Carterton boil Water Advisory extended ‘until further notice’

Carterton District Council has extended its boil water advisory ‘until further notice’ following an announcement made on March 12, urging residents to boil their water after low-levels of E.coli bacteria contamination were found in two bores. The next public update is expected before 6 pm on March 15. All businesses...

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Māori Trades and Training to get $5.5m funding boost

Māori Trades and Training to get $5.5m funding boost

The New Zealand Government made a new funding announcement at midday on Monday that Whānau and communities in Tairāwhiti-East Coast, Northland-Tai Tokerau and the Bay of Plenty will be set to receive a further boost. Announcing the boost, it will be for Māori Trades and Training to Social Development and...

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7 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

7 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There is 7 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The first new case arrived on March 11 from the Netherlands via Qatar. This person tested positive on day 2 and is staying in a quarantine facility in Hamilton. *This person is symptomatic....

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Server displaced on Raoul Island following magnitude 8.1 quake

Server displaced on Raoul Island following magnitude 8.1 quake

Images taken by MetService show the damage done from two earthquakes inside a building on Raoul Island on March 5. It started with a magnitude 7.1 shake near East Cape at 2:27 am, followed by a magnitude 7.4 quake near Raoul Island at around 6:40 am. At around 8:30 am,...

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