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Meridian Energy first to release climate change risk report

Meridian Energy has released New Zealand’s first corporate report disclosing risks to its business resulting from climate change.

Morning fog makes way to sunny afternoons

The week ahead looks fairly settled for most, despite potential for some fog and low cloud for some in the mornings - there will be sunshine for most during the afternoons.

SPCA's sweetest day returns to help animals in need

SPCA is recruiting Kiwi bakers and cake-lovers to dust off their aprons and bake for animals in need for its annual Cupcake Day fundraiser on 5 August.

Horse sanctuary owner prosecuted after pony neglect

An Auckland woman has been sentenced after neglecting a pony in her care, causing the pony prolonged and unnecessary pain.

Thousands of voters "gone no address"

Thousands of people could miss out on voting in the October local elections after their enrolment update packs were returned marked "gone no address".

Weather highlights for the rest of July - WeatherWatch

New Zealand has a few weather highlights coming up but nothing too extreme. In fact we have an uptick in high pressure, lighter winds and warmer and drier than average weather too.

We just wanted to quickly bullet point some of the main weather features you may be interested in:

BNZ takes aim at scams

Bank of New Zealand (BNZ) wants to help New Zealanders become Scam Savvy and for the week of 26 August will encourage NZers to visit its branches and special locations in malls to learn how to be safer online and avoid being scammed.

Citizenship ceremony forges cultures together

Citizenship ceremonies celebrate the merging of new Kiwis’ native culture and their adopted home.

New research casts doubt on methane targets - MIA

The Meat Industry Association (MIA) is calling for significant changes to the Zero Carbon Bill with a new analysis using the Government’s preferred modelling indicating that the proposed methane targets are excessive if all other gases go to net zero.

Christchurch to hold first citizenship ceremony since earthquakes

Christchurch Town Hall will host the first citizenship ceremony since the 2010-11 earthquakes on Monday 22 July.

One hundred and sixty new citizens will be welcomed at a special gathering in the Limes Room nearly nine years after the last ceremony in August 2010.