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

Leaky wells - not fracking, tainting US water
Leaky wells - not fracking, tainting US water

The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicised cases of tainted groundwater in…

Editorial: No merit in NZ Inc

It was advertised as the Labour Party's last big policy of the election campaign. So small was it in size and so opaque…

Precious park gifted to Super City

Aucklanders have been gifted a new $5 million-plus conservation reserve the size of Cornwall Park, spanning a 10km beachfront…

Editorial: Greens' ideas on dairying hold plenty of good water

No party in an election campaign has a monopoly on wisdom; most have something important to say.

Marina battle in court
Marina battle in court

The developer behind a controversial $10 million marina project that will divide Waiheke Island says…

London's mayor fumes over diesels

Boris Johnson has called for all older diesel cars to be scrapped because their fumes harm Brits' health. The London mayor…

How would animals vote?

If animals were to vote, who would they elect? Some animal votes are easy to pick but others a lot less so. For example…

Protection key for new marine reserves

For 40 years thousands of people have enjoyed Auckland marine reserves - now South Islanders and their visitors can expect…

South gets its chance to enjoy marine reserves

For 40 years, thousands of people have enjoyed Auckland marine reserves - now South Islanders and their visitors can look…

Ozone layer is 'recovering'
Ozone layer is 'recovering'

Earth's protective ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s…

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National

Brought back from dead
Brought back from dead

A North Shore policeman who suffered a massive heart attack while driving a patrol car and smashed into a wall was resuscitated…

New speed limit of 110km/h
Grandmother beat man unconscious
NZ has spied on friends for US
Happy NZ: How we rank
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