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

Sam Judd: Carbon crop crisis
Sam Judd: Carbon crop crisis

History has shown us time and again that the point of chaos arrives in society when people have nothing…

5C rise in temperature tipped for Australia

Australia is on course to experience some of the world's most extreme temperature increases as well as more torrential rain…

Rain entering wastewater skews figures

At the moment, there is more water leaving the water treatment plants than there is entering the wastewater treatment plants…

Pollution doubles near motorways

People who live beside Auckland's Southern Motorway are subjected to air pollution at nearly double the level of those 130m…

Tim Pankhurst: Cost of the Catch response
Tim Pankhurst: Cost of the Catch response

The assertion that 80 per cent of New Zealand’s original fish stock has gone due to commercial fishing…

Video of shark death sparks outrage

A commercial fisherman who posted a video online of himself killing a shark with a piece of railway iron has been sacked…

Photos: Fox Glacier's dramatic retreat

Series of photographs taken over 10 years reveals huge changes to one of New Zealand’s most famous landmarks.

Warning to Barrier fishers on threat to rare petrel

As the rare and endangered black petrel nests on Great Barrier Island over summer, fishers have been asked to remain on…

Yeti Yarns: Auckland's petrel problem

Yeti Yarns - Paul Charman takes a Skoda Yeti in search of interesting people and places out of town How come Aucklanders…

Sam Judd: Hot clams and duck itch
Sam Judd: Hot clams and duck itch

I have to say this searing hot weather has been great. We have just finished the hottest year on record…

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