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CLIMATE COST: Disaster damage bill tops $150 million

Monday 10 Jul 17 10:00am

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CLIMATE-RELATED disasters have cost New Zealand more than $150 million this year.

The five storms and one fire the Insurance Council says collectively cost the industry $154.7 million in the first half of the year are a taste of what is to come as climate change intensifies New Zealand’s weather patterns.

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