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

Peter Wilson: South Westland highway proposal doesn't stack up
Peter Wilson: South Westland highway proposal doesn't stack up

The project is as dangerous environmentally as it as unviable economically, writes Peter Wilson. There…

Rise in seals ashore sign of recovery: DoC

Experts believe a sharp rise in seals coming ashore around New Zealand's coastline is a sign of their gradual recovery from…

Humans wiped out nearly half world's trees

Humans are responsible for having wiped out nearly half of the trees on earth, according to new research co-authored by…

Sam Judd: When the people lead

I am now convinced that if you want something to change, you have to get up off your critical backside and do something…

John Parker: My game's rubbish but just watch me clean up
John Parker: My game's rubbish but just watch me clean up

For 20 years I've lived beside a public golf course. I play on it twice a week, and stroll over it most…

Plastic takes deadly toll

Today marks D-Day for divers around the country who will recover as much rubbish as they can from the ocean this month as…

'We need New Zealand to act'

Former PM Helen Clark says there needs to be a "a lift in ambition" among countries around the world in setting and hitting…

Kauri dieback disease still rampant in ranges

Kauri dieback disease is still ravaging Auckland's Waitakere Ranges.

Cities wise to toxic hazard

Wellington City Councillor Iona Pannett applauded Porirua's move but said there were no plans to introduce a similar bylaw…

Small Business: Upcycling - Helen Copplestone, KARKT
Small Business: Upcycling - Helen Copplestone, KARKT

Small business editor Caitlin Sykes this week interviews a handful of small business owners about upcyling…

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National

Camp shines light into lives of cancer kids
Camp shines light into lives of cancer kids

Mareko Ratu was just 10 days old when he started chemotherapy for the cancer he was born with. By the time he was 6 months…

Big chill set to drag us back to winter
New super mall: shop till you drop
'Forced to dig their own graves'
Secret Diary of the Flags
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