Friday, 12 May 2017

Opinion: It's time for the Government to pay for our conservation future

Opinion: New Zealand's endangered wildlife was in the headlines today when guarding minister Maggie Barry announced the Department of guarding draft threatens Species Strategy in Wellington. Here at Forest & Bird, we give the strategy a four out of 10. While it has some worthy actions, it isn't supported with the funding Doc needs to take charge  about protecting native species, meaning they will continue to act as an ambulance at the bottom of the cliff.

Monday, 8 May 2017

Car catches fire on Auckland's Northwestern Motorway

Emergency services have rushed to a car on Northwestern Motorway. The car smash with a barrier between Patiki Rd and Great North Rd before turning into flames at 7:45am on Sunday, the fire service says. They described the car as being well burning when crew arrived.

Friday, 5 May 2017

Wellington number one in global quality of life survey

It turns out that no other city is better then wellington on a good day, according to a sort of life survey charged by Deutsche Bank which has rated the capital number one. The capital has beaten 46 city's to come first in the survey, which measured factors including cost living, rottenness, conditions and house prices. Wellingtons know we live in the best spot on Earth, and now the rest the world is listing about it as well

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Bill English Says He Did Not Know About Pike River Robot Footage

Prime Minister Bill English says he did not know footage from Pike River Mine released by Newshub on Sunday even existed. Full video retrieve by Newshub shows an overheating robot exploring the Pike River mine. Twenty nine miners died in 2010 Pike River disaster and the government has argued gas levels make it too dangerous to renter the mine to get the bodies.