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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Opinion: Ocean eco-caution taken too far
Opinion: Ocean eco-caution taken too far

The consortium that pumps gas from the Maui offshore platforms appears to have been forgivably naughty…

EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

European Leaders have agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels…

Take the phone and learn about cycleway's scenery

A smartphone should probably go alongside water, warm clothing and sandwiches on your National Cycleway "to take" list. Provided…

NZ among best places to move to

NZ has ranked sixth in a global survey on the best places to live abroad, with scenery, landscape and weather listed among…

Coastguard urges care on water
Coastguard urges care on water

Labour Weekend marks the enforcement of a new bylaw making it compulsory to wear a lifejacket when on…

High tech lets searchers zoom in

Searchers can now locate and rescue people missing somewhere in a staggeringly large area in as little as 40 minutes thanks…

Chicks set for island idyll

Three lucky kiwi chicks will kick back for the summer on one of the Hauraki Gulf's most idyllic islands.

Small wins in battle to save the Kiwi

New Zealand is winning the battle to save our national icon, a Department of Conservation expert says, though an average…

Rare young Kiwi chicks released into wild

Rotoroa Island in the Haurakai Gulf will be the new home of three rare young Kiwi chicks. The three male kiwi named Tuatahi…

E-bike firm fights for space
E-bike firm fights for space

Fold-up electric bikes are joining hilly Waiheke Island's transport fleet, about to be made busier by…

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