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Australian bush fires cause air pollution spike across Wellington region

Wellington’s air pollution levels are spiking as some of the worst bush fires in history rage across the Tasman. Air currents are carrying smoke and pollutants from Australia, up the west coast of the South Island, and then across the middle … Continue reading

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Timaru’s air pollution the worst in Australasia, figures reveal 

Timaru’s air pollution levels are the worst in Australasia, new figures released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) show.Timaru’s annual mean levels of PM10 particles and PM2.5 particles were both above the air pollution level recommended as safe by the WHO.PM10 … Continue reading

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