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

'Campbell Island full of ghosts'
'Campbell Island full of ghosts'

Unlikely as it may sound, uninhabited Campbell Island is said to be home for numerous spirits. That's…

Rare privilege to work on Campbell Island

Campbell island is usually cold, wet and windy, throwing classic exposure weather at you for days on end. That's the assessment…

Support for kiwi welcomed

A $11.2 million bag of rescue money for our critically endangered national bird has been welcomed by environmental groups…

Budget 2015: $50m more for Whanau Ora programme

The Budget has allocated a further $50 million injection into the Whanau Ora social services programme despite the Auditor-General…

Budget 2015: Kiwi bird threat boosts conservation funding
Budget 2015: Kiwi bird threat boosts conservation funding

A warning about the potential extinction of New Zealand’s national bird has prompted Government to boost…

Sam Judd: Plastic consumption a reason behind port expansion?

Let's get rid of the single use plastic, reducing the amount of rubbish we are sending on diesel-hungry boats, writes Sam…

Phillip Mills and Barry Coates: Stakes too high to stay silent on climate change

The reality is that New Zealand is one of the highest per capita greenhouse gas emitters in the OECD, write Phillip Mills…

Ice-shelf ‘gone in five years'

Antarctica's Larsen B ice-shelf is on course to disintegrate completely within the next five years, according to a study…

Photos: How we trashed Earth

From melting glaciers, slaughtered animals and oceans overflowing with rubbish, this collection of photos shows global warming…

Lake holds key climate data
Lake holds key climate data

One of New Zealand's most spectacular tourist destinations could also provide a key to better understanding…

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