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Toxic algae in Waipoua River

Posted on 24 December 2015 by Stephen Heath

Toxic algae has been found parts of the Waipoua River, near Masterton, prompting authorities to warn dog owners to keep their dogs on the lead and people to take care.

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Toxic algae in Waipoua River
Posted on 24 December 2015 by Stephen Heath
Toxic algae has been found parts of the Waipoua River, near Masterton, prompting authorities to warn dog owners to keep their dogs on the lead and people to take care.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/toxic-algae-in-waipoua-river-2/

Tags: toxic algae

Courts taking environmental protection seriously

Posted on 18 December 2015 by Stephen Heath

Two recent convictions for environment-related offences in the greater Wellington region have provided a warning to would-be rule breakers that they can expect significant punishment when they are caught.

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Courts taking environmental protection seriously
Posted on 18 December 2015 by Stephen Heath
Two recent convictions for environment-related offences in the greater Wellington region have provided a warning to would-be rule breakers that they can expect significant punishment when they are caught.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/courts-taking-environmental-protection-seriously/

Tags: Prosecutions, district court

Preferred operator selected for Wellington’s rail service

Posted on 17 December 2015

Greater Wellington Regional Council has selected Transdev Australasia in association with Hyundai Rotem as its preferred future operator for Wellington’s metro rail service.

Preferred operator selected for Wellington’s rail service
Posted on 17 December 2015
Greater Wellington Regional Council has selected Transdev Australasia in association with Hyundai Rotem as its preferred future operator for Wellington’s metro rail service.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/preferred-operator-selected-for-wellington-s-rail-service/

Regional Council forges path for transition to all-electric bus fleet

Posted on 16 December 2015

The Wellington region now has a clear path to an all-electric bus fleet after the Regional Council made some decisions today on how best to get there.

Regional Council forges path for transition to all-electric bus fleet
Posted on 16 December 2015
The Wellington region now has a clear path to an all-electric bus fleet after the Regional Council made some decisions today on how best to get there.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/regional-council-forges-path-for-transition-to-all-electric-bus-fleet/