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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Your Business: Sustainability with Steve Boyd, Deadly Ponies
Your Business: Sustainability with Steve Boyd, Deadly Ponies

Deadly Ponies is an Auckland-based company that produces leather handbags and small accessories.

Taking energy in a new direction

Driving environmental sustainability at a petrol retailer seems counterintuitive at best; at worst, being on a hiding to…

NZ sea levels set to rise 30cm - report

Sea levels will rise 30cm around New Zealand by 2050 and threaten coastal properties and infrastructure in low-lying areas…

Your Business: Sustainability with Shaun Clouston, Logan Brown

Shaun Cloustan says the human race isn't getting any smaller, so everybody has to think about the way they do things.

Your Business: Sustainability with Steve Rickerby, We Compost
Your Business: Sustainability with Steve Rickerby, We Compost

We Compost collects around 500 tonnes of compostable waste each year, helping customers avoid about…

Sally Hibbard: How to have an eco-friendly Christmas

Celebrating the Christmas season doesn't need to be at the expense of the environment. Consider spreading some of your festive…

Fire damages 750-year-old oak tree in Poland

A suspected arson fire in southwestern Poland has damaged a 750-year-old oak tree believed to be the country's oldest.

Your Business: Sustainability with Rachel Brown, Sustainable Business Network

Sustainability is a buzzword you hear often in business, but it's a topic where there can sometimes be more talk than walk…

Paul Little: If we fail here, how will Earth II fare?

Paul Little writes: The sci-fi blockbuster Interstellar is one of those movies that has got everyone talking - jam-packed…

Possum blitz key to rescue of birdlife
Possum blitz key to rescue of birdlife

From his office window Mick Clout can see the outline of Hauraki Gulf islands in the hazy distance.

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