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New Zealand Tour Operators are Ready for Tourists

New Zealand Tour Operators are Ready for Tourists

Tour operators in New Zealand are ready to welcome tourists as the country has witnessed decline in coronavirus cases and the NZ government could soon announce alert Level 2.

Sporty kids besieged with junk food ads

Sporty kids besieged with junk food adsKids who join games clubs are routinely besieged with advancements for McDonald's, sugary beverages and other junk nourishments that are fuelling New Zealand's weight pandemic, exploration shows.

Wellington analysts loaned cams to folks and kids at the city's games clubs to photo junk sustenances that were promoted to youngsters.

Otago river levels Hit By The Dry season

Otago river levels Hit By The Dry seasonWith dry weather predicted for the summer, Otago Regional Council says irrigators should get ready for potential water rationing.

As the flow of the region's rivers reduces due to dry weather the farmers and other irrigators are being asked to conserve water.

The Council advises farmers should manage their irrigation as efficiently as possible.

Toxic Algal Bloom Reappears in Lake Waihola and Tomahawk Lagoon

Toxic Algal Bloom Reappears in Lake Waihola and Tomahawk LagoonHealth authorities have warned about the toxic algal bloom reappearance in Lake Waihola and Tomahawk Lagoon.

John Threlfall, Otago Regional Council director of environmental information and science, has affirmed that a sample was taken from the lake and the algal blooms presence was then confirmed.

Nearly 34,000 People without Homes in New Zealand

Nearly 34,000 People without Homes in New ZealandIt has been revealed by a new government-funded study on Monday that an estimated 34,000 in New Zealand had no access to the housing in 2006. This has showed that New Zealand's house price bubble and rising accommodation costs were worse than what was previously thought.

Amount of Sleep Influences Teenager Boys’ Body Fat: Study

 Studymount of sleep influences the body fat of teenage boys, but not of teenage girls, finds an Otago University study.

Lead researcher Paula Skidmore from the department of human nutrition, Otago University, has assessed a number of factors like sleeping patterns, height, weight and fat ratios in 386 boys and 299 girls.

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