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Otago’s first toxic algal bloom for summer spotted at Butchers Dam

ORC’s environmental monitoring team have collected samples at Butchers Dam in Central Otago that show the presence of cyanobacteria (toxic algae). Upon inspection today, it was noted that the bloom is still present and appears worse than last week. ORC staff are waiting for results from further testing to confirm the alert level but feel ...

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Multi-million-dollar crime syndicate busted in Tamaki Makarau – MBIE

A multi-agency investigation has dismantled an Auckland criminal syndicate being operated by Vietnamese nationals. The ongoing operation by New Zealand Police and the Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation (MBIE) resulted in 10 arrests, dismantling drug cultivation and money laundering operations. Twelve people are also facing deportation from New Zealand. As part of Operation Beryl, ...

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Pukaha mourn loss of Kahurangi, famous Kokako

It is with a very heavy heart that the Pūkaha National wildlife centre announces the passing of our much loved and adored Kahurangi. A resident at Pūkaha since 2005, Kahurangi was the only North Island Kōkako held in captivity in the world. Kahurangi could not be released into the wild because she was too tame, ...

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New Seafarers Centre opens at Port Nelson

Nelson’s Mission to Seafarers held an opening ceremony for the new Seafarers Centre at Port Nelson. The Centre is designed to provide a safe haven for seafarers visiting Port Nelson, who can seek support for advocacy, currency exchange, and wellbeing. The opening ceremony was attended by committee members of the Port Nelson Welfare Committee, including ...

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Pharmac making progress on action plan to enhance organisational culture

Pharmac making progress on action plan to enhance organisational culture Pharmac is making progress to enhance the organisational culture with all immediate tasks in the action plan either completed or underway. Pharmac’s chief executive and senior leadership team provided an update on the implementation of the action plan to enhance organisational culture at the Board’s ...

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Milton Water Treatment Plant – Clutha District Council

Clutha District Council has taken immediate action to address drinking water detailed in a Compliance Order served by Taumata Arowai for the Milton drinking water supply. Taumata Arowai served the compliance order on Friday 24 November following the regulator’s review of Milton’s drinking water safety plan (DWSP). Clutha District Council Chief Executive Steve Hill said ...

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It’s time for whanau fun in the sun with Greater Wellington’s summer events

Greater Wellington’s line-up of summer events celebrates the natural splendor of our regional parks, with exciting activities designed to create whanaungatanga and lasting memories with friends and whānau. Events kick off mid-December and run through to March 2024. From terrific treasure hunts and guided walks in ancient forests to snorkeling our unique coastline, the series ...