The State Of Our Environment
The State Of Our Environment | December
December served up summer in spades,
delivering hot temperatures and yet another month of below
normal rainfall following a dry spring. As a result, water
levels remained relatively low across the region’s
waterways and also our aquifers. If you did manage to find
ample water to cool yourself down, you’ll be pleased to
know we’ve had good water quality overall at the
region’s popular bathing spots. Popular spots they could
remain if this weather continues so before you head out and
join the masses be sure to check out the HBRC website for
the latest sampling results.
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Election Day: National Win
With almost all votes counted National and John Key have won a third term and are close to being able to govern alone if they so choose.
Key has indicated he will still reach out to form a Government with ACT, United Future and Maori Party.
With 99.6 percent of the vote counted National had 48 percent, Labour 24.6 and the Greens 10. Though special votes might change the margins it is certainly a third term victory for Key defying the political gravity which usually hits parties seeking a third term. Increasing National’s party share is a remarkable political achievement...More>>
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