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Toxic algae alert continues for Wellington region

Posted on 23 December 2005

The summer holidays are fast approaching for many of us – and although recent rain has seen a reduction in the extent of waterways affected by toxic algae – warnings remain unchanged. Expected warm weather and low river flows are likely to cause current conditions to persist into the new year.

Toxic algae alert continues for Wellington region
Posted on 23 December 2005
The summer holidays are fast approaching for many of us – and although recent rain has seen a reduction in the extent of waterways affected by toxic algae – warnings remain unchanged. Expected warm weather and low river flows are likely to cause current conditions to persist into the new year.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/Toxic-algae-alert-continues-for-Wellington-region/

Measuring up – just how well is the Wellington region doing?
Posted on 15 December 2005


http://www.gw.govt.nz/Measuring-up-just-how-well-is-the-Wellington-region-doing-/

Enviroschools – helping to make the future brighter

Posted on 13 December 2005

In the Greater Wellington region, more and more schools are making their environment more sustainable and helping make sure the future looks brighter for us all. On Wednesday, 7 December, fifteen schools celebrated their success in improving the environment at the 2005 Enviroschool Awards.

Enviroschools – helping to make the future brighter
Posted on 13 December 2005
In the Greater Wellington region, more and more schools are making their environment more sustainable and helping make sure the future looks brighter for us all. On Wednesday, 7 December, fifteen schools celebrated their success in improving the environment at the 2005 Enviroschool Awards.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/Enviroschools-helping-to-make-the-future-brighter/

Toxic algae in the region

Posted on 9 December 2005

"Warm weather and low river levels have created ideal conditions for the growth of toxic algae in some watercourses”, says Greater Wellington Pollution Control Officer Howard Markland.

Toxic algae in the region
Posted on 9 December 2005
"Warm weather and low river levels have created ideal conditions for the growth of toxic algae in some watercourses”, says Greater Wellington Pollution Control Officer Howard Markland.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/Toxic-algae-in-the-region/