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Posts Tagged ‘ pollution ’

Petition reminds government of election promise

Nov 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

A 70,000 signature petition reminding the government to deliver on its promise to clean up New Zealand rivers, has been presented.



Mobile eating may not be such a green idea

Jul 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Food trucks are on the rise and but many of them are more hazardous than we think.



Sign pollution a real issue for Wellington, says Deputy Mayor

Sep 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

McKinnon says Wellington has an issue with sign pollution in the city’s recreational areas.



Students raise alarm over polluted stream

Mar 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

HEALTH RISK: A sign tells people to stay out of the Wainui Stream at Paekakariki.



People power drives commuters to work in Welly

Feb 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Cyclists, skaters and walkers kick off the Active Commuting competition on Go By Bike Day.



Trust steps in to save old TVs from leaching into landfills

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Government funding for next year’s digital switchover will come too late for many in Wellington region.



Dyeing rivers in China inspires art installation

Jul 25th, 2012 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Pollution story told by Wellington artist’s textile hangings.



Artist draws attention to ‘rivers of shame’

Jul 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Amelia Hitchcock is turning water samples into art.



Orange goop tests show arsenic high, risk low

Mar 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Berhampore golf course mystery soil toxins identified.



Botanic Gardens stream polluted with paint

Jan 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Wellington Botanic Gardens stream was looking so murky recently tourists and children visiting the top attraction were speculating on the cause, reports JENNY MEYER.

Wellington City Council thinks someone was careless when cleaning paint brushes.