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…

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Lucy's next job - help Iron Man
Lucy's next job - help Iron Man

Lucy Lawless is heading back to the United States and straight back to work after two months of lending…

In praise of adventure

What kid doesn't like exploring, but how do you make that a lifelong passion? Inspired by the National Geographic Live…

Volunteers help to protect kokako

Auckland Council needs volunteers to protect rare and endangered kokako living in bush just south of the city. The gradual…

Sam Judd: Dirty development dollars?

In the third of a series of four articles about Small Island Developing States, Sam Judd discusses the aid funding provided…

$146,000 for Otago skinks is money well spent - Nick Smith
$146,000 for Otago skinks is money well spent - Nick Smith

Skinks might not be as ''sexy'' as other endangered wildlife but giving $146,000 to support the work…

Leaky wells - not fracking, tainting US water

The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicised cases of tainted groundwater in areas of the states…

Editorial: No merit in NZ Inc

It was advertised as the Labour Party's last big policy of the election campaign. So small was it in size and so opaque…

Precious park gifted to Super City

Aucklanders have been gifted a new $5 million-plus conservation reserve the size of Cornwall Park, spanning a 10km beachfront…

Editorial: Greens' ideas on dairying hold plenty of good water

No party in an election campaign has a monopoly on wisdom; most have something important to say.

Marina battle in court
Marina battle in court

The developer behind a controversial $10 million marina project that will divide Waiheke Island says…

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