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'Radioactive' boars roaming across Japan
'Radioactive' boars roaming across Japan

Wild boar meat is a delicacy in the region but animals slaughtered since the disaster are too contaminated to eat.

Toshiba shares plunge in record fall

Toshiba Corp. plunged by the most on record as the once heralded US nuclear renaissance turns into a nightmare for the Japanese…

Quake's lessons can't be ignored

Even after the quakes, eruptions and tsunami scares of the past decade, NZ still has lessons to learn about preparedness…

End of an era for the boardroom ghosts

For as far back as people can remember, they've been there in boardrooms across Japan, the lingering ghosts of past regimes…

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'Recovery tourism' five years after Japan quake
'Recovery tourism' five years after Japan quake

In the three prefectures that suffered severely from the tsunami, local governments and companies are planning "recovery…

Blossoms hide awful truth
Blossoms hide awful truth

It is spring in Tokyo, but Toshiko Takagi cannot bear to see office workers sitting beneath cherry blossom in the parks…

Japan's long recovery from disaster
Japan's long recovery from disaster

In some areas, the number of people who have died from illnesses related to the quake and tsunami is higher than those who…

New fight over Fukushima
New fight over Fukushima

On March 12, 2011, the day after a huge tsunami hit Japan's northeast coast, the USS Ronald Reagan entered the Sea of Japan…

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Energy costs keep Japan focus on nuclear

Japan will once again be without atomic energy as its only operating nuclear reactor goes offline today for refueling and…

Radiation at new high after quake

Radiation levels at Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear plant have reached a new high after an earthquake off the country's…

Japan puts hope of fixing leaks on wall

Japan's hopes of fixing its nuclear leaks at Fukushima rest on an ambitious plan to build a 3.2km frozen underground wall…

IAEA wants answers from Japan

The world's nuclear watchdog has urged Japan to explain more clearly what is happening at Fukushima and avoid sending "confusing…

Sam Judd: Three-eyed fish for dinner kids
Sam Judd: Three-eyed fish for dinner kids

Environmental columnist Sam Judd takes a look at the disastrous consequences of the Japan earthquake…

Nuclear plant 'leaking' into Pacific

"We have made efforts not to cause any leak to the outside, but we might have failed to do so," TEPCO admits a problem with…

Tsunami's emotional debris remains

On Shobutahama beach, the waves gently caress the foreshore. A few surfers try for better luck at the far end of the bay;…

Key: NZ can learn from Japan

New Zealand can learn from Japan following the earthquakes in both countries and the tsunami in Japan last year, Prime Minister…

Japan growth below forecasts as exports weaken

Japan's economic growth slowed more than analysts forecast in the second quarter as exports and consumer spending weakened…

Japan hikes price of solar energy

With the closing down of all of Japan's nuclear reactors - the last, Reactor 3 at the Tomari plant in Hokkaido, went offline…

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