The Government’s increased spending now takes in a stronger war on predator pests.
Recent heavy rain has opened up more areas in what is known as Earthquake Flat near Rotorua which has activated the interest of volcanologists.
The Environmental Protection Agency says it is enquiring into the costs of dealing with hazardous materials which may prove to be a lever for increasing handling charges.
The last thing residents of Kaikoura would have wanted to feel was another earthquake. They felt a nasty jolt in the early hours of Tuesday.
A major mouse-eradication problem on Antipodes Island will allow help bird life to thrive again on this remote New Zealand dependency.
Scientists are still studying the impact of Kaikoura’s devastating 2016 earthquake which has now shown seabed landslides saw mud travel more than 600 kilometres.
A predator eradication programme in the lower North Island is advancing with the support of one of the major energy companies.
A large part of the North Island was jolted by a “strong” category earthquake last night.
Professor Ian Plimer, one of Australia’s best known geoscientists, also a familiar face at mining conferences in New Zealand, has produced a book to counter the claims about climate and coal.
GeoNet has been upgrading its monitoring system for earthquakes on some locations, including remote and high-country areas.