Mystery plastic polluter owns up
Mystery plastic polluter owns up

A mystery surrounding thousands of curious, bright-blue plastic shavings found washed up on New Zealand beaches appears…

Herald on Sunday Editorial: Beach busting makes an impact
Herald on Sunday Editorial: Beach busting makes an impact

Our Beach Busters campaign, in association with Sustainable Coastlines, continues this weekend as hundreds of people take…

Beach Busters: Hundreds pitch in to help
Beach Busters: Hundreds pitch in to help

Volunteers, businesses and celebrities are pitching in to help our Beach Busters campaign. Sustainable Coastlines has recorded…

Beach Busters: What is washing up on our shoreline?
Beach Busters: What is washing up on our shoreline?

Beach volunteers cleaning up the country's coastline are scratching their heads over this piece of distorted, clear plastic…

Environment

Sam Judd: The story of a cyclone
Sam Judd: The story of a cyclone

Sam Judd writes, "Today I thought that a story about how awesome the New Zealand coastline is would…

Anne Salmond: Take care of our rivers

Last week, the image of a herd of cows in a pristine high country lake provoked widespread outrage, writes Dame Anne Salmond…

Govt backs planned housing in quarry

Government steps into a local planning appeal for the first time in 17 years to back Fletchers' planned housing development…

Outlook for 5 years picks heat to rise

Global temperatures will continue to soar over the next year as rising levels of greenhouse gas emissions and the effect…

Housing NZ eyes meth test
Housing NZ eyes meth test

All state houses may be tested for methamphetamine contamination when they become vacant, after a huge…

Billionaire's mega-yacht damages reef

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's vessel damaged 80 per cent of a coral reef in the Cayman Islands, officials said.

Sam Judd: Should Auckland swap motorway lanes for trains?

If only the fast lane of this stupid motorway was simply removed and replaced with a train that had wifi? I could have got…

Twelve Questions: Alexei Drummond

Humans aren't going to last forever, no species ever has. It's hard for me to believe there's anything afterwards.

Environment Canterbury meets with managers at centre of cattle controversy

Environment Canterbury has met with the managers of the station at the centre of a cattle controversy involving Chief Justice…

Sea-level rise underestimated - study
Sea-level rise underestimated - study

The amount of sea-level rise that comes from the oceans warming and expanding has been underestimated…

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