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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Sam Judd: Dirty development dollars?
Sam Judd: Dirty development dollars?

In the third of a series of four articles about Small Island Developing States, Sam Judd discusses the…

$146,000 for Otago skinks is money well spent - Nick Smith

Skinks might not be as ''sexy'' as other endangered wildlife but giving $146,000 to support the work of a community group…

Leaky wells - not fracking, tainting US water

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

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
Precious park gifted to Super City

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

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

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

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
Protection key for new marine reserves

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

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