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

Waiheke reserve protested
Waiheke reserve protested

A marine reserve around Waiheke Island beaches could lead to the kind of crowding that occurs at Goat…

Juha Saarinen: To cut waste make products that last longer

Nothing lasts forever, but having so many things either wear out, break or become obsolete shortly after you've bought them…

Chance of El Nino weather doubles

He's a small boy packing a big punch, and Kiwis have been warned to watch out for him this year. Conditions were ripe for…

North Shore land to close to protect kauri

Up to 40 hectares of public land on Auckland’s North Shore will be closed off to prevent the spread of a kauri-killing disease…

Tesla pushes Japanese suppliers as it seeks battery partners
Tesla pushes Japanese suppliers as it seeks battery partners

A Tesla Motors Inc. battery executive courted partners in Japan for its so-called gigafactory, praising…

Niwa's yellow submarine

A state-of-the-art underwater glider - the first of its kind in New Zealand - is set to uncover new insights into our offshore…

Minister - oil protestors have point

Energy Minister Simon Bridges agrees with some of the messages of protestors outside a petroleum summit being held in Auckland…

New oil and gas areas released

Oil and gas sector leaders meet in Auckland today as the industry confronts depressed global prices and conference delegates…

Stones thrown at egg protestors

Animal activists say a peaceful protest turned violent after stones were allegedly thrown at a group trying to stop the…

Paris, the city of romance ... and smog
Paris, the city of romance ... and smog

By late March, the French capital shakes off its winter torpor as warmer weather awakens the flowers…

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