Silence is Regulated Golden

Not doing a great deal to dispel the stereotype of the loud-mouthed ocker, an article on the art and science of noise in the Sydney Morning Herald looks at the menace of noise pollution, admitting that Australia’s building code has a shabby record when it comes to keeping the neighbours happy. As opposed to New Zealand who, “is the world leader when it comes to quiet homes.”


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New Zealand Ramps up Plans to Purge All Pests

New Zealand Ramps up Plans to Purge All Pests

There are strains on New Zealand’s environment. In this corner of the South Pacific, waterways are increasingly polluted and, from the suburbs to the alpine peaks, an untold army of feral…