Christchurch shaken by magnitude 3.1 Earthquake

Christchurch shaken by magnitude 3.1 Earthquake

According to GeoNet, a magnitude 3.1 earthquake shook Christchurch and surrounding areas on Wednesday afternoon at around 3.20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km and struck about 5 km east of Christchurch. From the epicentre, the shake was reported to be felt across the whole city....

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Mending New Zealand (Full Documentary) – thisquality ORIGINALS

Mending New Zealand (Full Documentary) – thisquality ORIGINALS

Mending New Zealand, an exclusive thisquality ORIGINALS documentary, covers the buildup of days before New Zealand's biggest anti-1080 protest that happened at Wellington's Beehive on September 8, 2018. The story focuses largely on how trapping does less harm to the environment, featuring Trapper Lefur Dan who brings hope back for...

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Allegations debunked over OSPRI’s Dunedin Office closure – audio

Allegations debunked over OSPRI’s Dunedin Office closure – audio

Written by Sam Hudson. Otago Daily Times, a New Zealand news organisation, has published allegations over an OSPRI office closure in Dunedin. Staff were ‘concerned for their safety' following a disagreement over rushed communication with landowner Adrian Black on April 12. The news organisation mentioned that a social media post...

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OSPRI ditches meeting with landowner following ‘staff safety concerns’

OSPRI ditches meeting with landowner following ‘staff safety concerns’

Following an attempt on Monday morning to enter land near Sawyers Bay owned by Dunedin Resident Adrian Black, two OSPRI Contractors were told not to enter after rushed communication occurred before carrying out pest control tasks that were not consulted. The contractors arrived at around 9:40 am with a security...

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Locals block land access to OSPRI Contractors over rushed communication

Locals block land access to OSPRI Contractors over rushed communication

OSPRI Contractors attempted to lay poisons on land near Sawyers Bay in Dunedin. Arriving at around 9:40 am on Monday morning, they were denied access to enter the land. Landowner Adrian Black sent his concerns to thisquality and has trespassed them from entering his property. It was said that the...

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Mending New Zealand: Eli (Official Extended Trailer)

Mending New Zealand: Eli (Official Extended Trailer)

Mending New Zealand features Trapper Lefur Dan who documented the leadup to the country's largest anti-1080 protest in Wellington City at Parliament Grounds on September 8, 2018. Introducing a larger picture into the trapping industry around the country, promoting what change must be made for good. Watch the extended trailer...

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North Island struck by 6.1 magnitude Earthquake

North Island struck by 6.1 magnitude Earthquake

Following shakes in Christchurch earlier in the evening, the whole of the North Island and parts of the northern South Island felt a magnitude 6.1 earthquake. The earthquake was 33 km deep and struck 120 km east of Te Araroa. It reportedly occurred at 7:37 pm, with many thousands across...

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Thousands feel magnitude 3.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

Thousands feel magnitude 3.2 Earthquake near Christchurch

According to GeoNet, a magnitude 3.2 earthquake shook Christchurch and surrounding areas on Monday night at 5:52 pm. The earthquake was 8 km deep and struck about 10 km south-east of Christchurch, From the epicentre, the shake was reported to be felt across the whole city. Over 2700 people reported...

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Carterton District Council issues new ‘urgent’ Boil Water notice

Carterton District Council issues new ‘urgent’ Boil Water notice

Carterton District Council has yet again announced a brand new Boil Water notice after last month consisted of lifting and going back into advisories due to low-levels of E-coli being identified in the water system. The notice was previously lifted after a number of advisories confusing locals. A potential fault...

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Kennedy Bay 1080 drop will not go ahead, DOC and Waikato Council apologise

Kennedy Bay 1080 drop will not go ahead, DOC and Waikato Council apologise

An Aerial 1080 poison drop scheduled to happen in Kennedy Bay at the northeastern Coromandel Peninsula of New Zealand has been canned after a meeting with iwi, Waikato Regional Council and the Department of Conservation. The meeting happened at Te Paea o Hauraki Marae, introduced by a Pōwhiri and later...

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