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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Can foreign owners save our country?
Can foreign owners save our country?

If your stance on foreign ownership of prized New Zealand countryside is black or white, the case of…

Outdoors: Sub-Antarctic service will honour the coastwatchers

An Anzac remembrance service is planned at a once-secret coastwatchers' base in the remote Auckland Islands. At Easter…

Sam Judd: Should we restrict family numbers?

It is clear that the majority of our environmental and many societal problems occur because of overpopulation. The fact…

Phil McCabe: Seabed mining rebuffs send right message

Among the fallout from the Environmental Protection Agency denial of a second application to mine the seabed for minerals…

Plastic-pollution battlers back on water
Plastic-pollution battlers back on water

A group of young adventurers are taking to the water in some unusual kayaks in a bid to battle plastic…

John Roughan: Our undersea continent needs better law

When geologists look at New Zealand they don't see the ocean, they see a great lump of granite, one-third the size of Australia…

People power helps save trees from axe

Auckland's Battle of the Pohutukawa has been won by a community uprising against the council's transport authority.

Six giant pohutukawa trees saved

Six giant pohutukawa trees that Auckland Transport wanted to cut down to provide extra traffic space at Western Springs…

Brian Fallow: Govt reaps what it sows

Forestry investors are delivering a clear vote of no confidence in Government policy, in an area critical for New Zealand's…

Outdoors: Dotterel return to Waikato
Outdoors: Dotterel return to Waikato

New Zealand dotterel are reappearing on Waikato beaches, thanks largely to combined pest control efforts…

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