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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Global e-waste continues to pile up
Global e-waste continues to pile up

More electronic waste than ever hit the rubbish tips last year, with the biggest per-capita tallies…

The Arctic: Chilling facts laid bare

We often hear that climate change is radically reshaping the Arctic, a place many of us have never visited. As a result…

Pippa in hot water for eating whale

Pippa Middleton criticised for 'promoting the cruel and unnecessary whaling industry' after writing about eating smoked…

Marie Brown: Answer there if we want to halt loss

Solutions are critical in their own way for the challenge that is turning the tide on the loss of nature in New Zealand…

Brian Fallow: Climate costs left for the future
Brian Fallow: Climate costs left for the future

It seems the Government plans to rely heavily on a hoard of cheap, low-quality carbon credits to meet…

Council notifies kauri removal but says nothing's changed

Auckland Council is inviting public submissions on an application to remove a 30m kauri tree at a secluded Whangaparaoa…

Kauri battle: Man charged with trespass

The man charged with trespass after the Titirangi kauri protest has appeared in court.

Marie Brown: Damaging our heritage is too easy

In the first of a two-part series on New Zealand’s ‘vanishing nature’, author Marie Brown explains the country’s biodiversity…

Rare ginger kiwi released into wild

A unique ginger-coloured kiwi chick has been released into the wild after reaching stoat-proof weight. Rainbow Springs…

Former hockey player appointed as new Secretary for Environment
Former hockey player appointed as new Secretary for Environment

A former New Zealand hockey player has been appointed to help head Government efforts to manage the…

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