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

Alexander Gillespie: Endangered species and cultural traditions must be protected
Alexander Gillespie: Endangered species and cultural traditions must be protected

In contemporary NZ, our collective impacts have resulted in 25 bird species, with populations of less…

Sam Judd: How to reduce shark attacks

The other day, during the world surfing tour, social media exploded when three-time world champion surfer had an up close…

Onion exports drop on increased competition

Germany is the largest export market for New Zealand onions, followed by Indonesia and Japan.

Stunning wildlife snaps

The world's big cats are dangerously close to being driven from existence. A man with a camera lens who is intent on saving…

Introducing: NZ's first kauri dieback sniffer dog
Introducing: NZ's first kauri dieback sniffer dog

A former rescue dog, which was once on the edge of death, has been trained as New Zealand's only specialist…

Rising sea levels are likely to prove 'turtle disaster'

Rising sea levels are likely to prove a "turtle disaster" and people power may be required to ensure their survival, Queensland…

Brutal slaughter of 250 stranded whales

WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT: Fishermen chase whales onto a beach in the Faroe Islands and locals leap into the water to stab…

Nature's rarest animals (+videos)

Wildlife photographer Steve Winter tells Linda Herrick about cheating death, and the images he wished he didn't have to…

Editorial: Attitude shift needed on plastic bags

Charge or ban might be necessary if trial voluntary scheme for recycling them to save environment proves unsuccessful.

Beeman Base at cross roads
Beeman Base at cross roads

Neglected Campbell Island seems to me like New Zealand's planet Pluto. The UNESCO World Heritage site…

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