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

City in dark over how much water is needed
City in dark over how much water is needed

A three year investigation into Christchurch's water supply has found local authorities do not know…

Claire Trevett: Rats! Labour caught in a trap of its own making

Key's goal was to make New Zealand pest-free by 2050. The conservationists cheered aloud.

Secret weapon in fight against predators

COMMENT: The Government's decreed NZ will be predator-free by 2050. That means rats, possums and stoats.

Chris de Freitas: No place for scare tactics

Calling climate sceptics "deniers" is done with the intention of putting them in the same class as "Holocaust deniers".

Meet New Zealand's 'non-plastic Maori'
Meet New Zealand's 'non-plastic Maori'

From the start of 2014, Tina Ngata set about recording how much plastic waste she was creating and documenting…

Revealed: Why our glaciers are disappearing

The unusual warmth that dominated our climate last summer has had alarmingly apparent impacts on the South Island's postcard…

ACC poised to invest in Ruataniwha dam

A number of sources are tipping news soon that ACC will invest in the controversial water storage scheme. Will the NZ Super…

Free market could rescue eels

By Mike Dickison ONE way for us to preserve the natural heritage of our country is to put our money where our mouth is…

Two places in the world where it's 54 degrees

Temperatures are likely the highest ever recorded outside of Death Valley.

Kermadec ocean sanctuary named - but no compensation
Kermadec ocean sanctuary named - but no compensation

One of the world's largest ocean sanctuaries will be named the Rangitahua Ocean Sanctuary - but no compensation…

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