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  1. New Zealand Invests In Water, Wastewater, Storm Water Infrastructure

    14 Jul 2020- 10:23 by Local Press Report HAVELOCK NORTH RNZ News This morning at Havelock North, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta announced a $761 million package to kick-start urgent work to bring drinking, waste ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:48

  2. New Zealand Needs Investment In Water Storage

    20 Apr 2020- 11:02 by Local Press Report WELLINGTON Scoop Data and findings in the Freshwater 2020 report, released today, provide powerful backing for the case for greater investment in water storage. The Ministry for the Environment report says soils at ...

    Local Press Report - 04/20/2020 - 11:02

  3. Oceanic Freshwater Aquifer Discovered Off New Zealand

    29 Mar 2020- 10:13 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH Science Alert A rare freshwater reserve has been discovered underneath the sea off the coast of the South Island of New Zealand, which could help head off future droughts and mitigate the impact of cli ...

    Local Press Report - 03/29/2020 - 10:13

  4. New Zealand Sends In The Army To Combat Drought

    3 Mar 2020- 12:11 by Local Press Report KAITAIA NewsHub A Northland mayor says the region's water shortage has reached crisis point. The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) was mobilised on Tuesday, amid growing fears Kaitaia and Kaikohe could completel ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 12:11

  5. Deportation Of Climate Change Refugees Can Be A Violation Of Human Rights

    29 Jan 2020- 07:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a landmark decision, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) this month ruled that governments must consider the effects of climate change when assessing deportation of as ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:05

  6. Climate Refugee Will Be Deported By New Zealand

    21 Jan 2020- 07:31 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND RNZ News Ioane Teitiota had claimed his right to life was infringed by New Zealand authorities deporting him. Mr Teitiota had sought refugee status in New Zealand, claiming climate change, sea level rise, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2020 - 07:38

  7. New Zealand: Plan To Clean Waterways With New Freshwater Standards

    7 Sep 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Wellington, New Zealand The government of New Zealand has announced ambitious plans to clean up the country’s waterways with major changes to the country’s freshwater standards. New Zealand’s rivers, streams an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 10:04

  8. Water Bottler Mothballs Controversial New Zealand Plant

    7 Aug 2019- 14:10 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH TVNZ Controversial Chinese water bottlers Cloud Ocean Water has stopped production at its Belfast water bottling plant in Christchurch, citing "challenging market conditions and working capital con ...

    Local Press Report - 08/07/2019 - 14:10

  9. Christchurch Seeks NZ Government Protection From Overseas Water Bottlers

    27 May 2019- 06:47 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH Stuff NZ Christchurch is pleading with the Government help protect its precious water from overseas bottling companies, saying existing laws are "completely unacceptable". The council wants t ...

    Local Press Report - 05/27/2019 - 06:47

  10. New Zealand Holds Hearings About Controversial Chinese Water Bottling Plant

    22 May 2019- 05:20 by Local Press Report WHAKATANE TVNZ A Chinese-owned water bottling company which plans to take one billion litres of water from an ancient aquifer has outlined its case in court. The Environment Court will hear evidence from a number o ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2019 - 05:20

  11. NZ Government Courted Chinese Water Bottler

    12 May 2019- 09:32 by Local Press Report WELLINGTON Stuff Government officials aggressively pursued a Chinese water bottling giant to invest in New Zealand, even while public opposition grew. Now, multiple legal challenges hope to stem the rapidly growing ...

    Local Press Report - 05/12/2019 - 09:32

  12. Glacier Melt Causing Sea Levels To Rise At Increasing Rates

    19 Apr 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZURICH, Switzerland The world's glaciers have lost almost 10 trillion tons of ice in the last 55 years, with a corresponding rise in global sea levels of 27 millimeters. And the rate of loss is invreasing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/19/2019 - 07:15

  13. NZ Court In Fight Between Avocado Growers And Wetlands Conservation Lobby

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report AUCKLAND Newsroom A battle over the rights of a wetland and 17 avocado orchards to ground water will unfold in the Environment Court this week. The Department of Conservation (DOC) is appealing a resource consent g ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  14. Chinese Bottlers' Bid Could "Threaten" New Zealand City's Drinking Water

    6 Nov 2018- 13:14 by Local Press Report CHRISTCHURCH Stuff A bottling company's bid to take millions of litres of water from a key aquifer could threaten Christchurch's drinking supplies, warns a senior city council manager. China-owned firm Clo ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2018 - 13:14

  15. 2020 Deadline For Tighter Water Quality Regulation In New Zealand

    8 Oct 2018- 09:26 by Local Press Report WELLINGTON Newshub The Government has given itself until 2020 to create new rules to stop the "degradation of fresh water", promising a noticeable improvement in water quality in five years. Cleaning up Ne ...

    Local Press Report - 10/08/2018 - 09:26

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