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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Outdoors: Boyhood dreams turn into adult adventures
Outdoors: Boyhood dreams turn into adult adventures

Boy's own adventure yarns, about shipwrecks on the Auckland Islands, have had a real-world outcome for…

Air checks lagging - report

New Zealand's monitoring of air pollution is lagging behind the rest of the developed world and needs to start picking up…

Outdoors: Castaway stories still worth a look

Books about Auckland Islands shipwrecks remain popular, even amidst the vast pantheon of New Zealand adventure stories. Though…

video Wallabies wreaking havoc in Rotorua

A cousin of the kangaroo is wreaking havoc in Rotorua. While Wallabies are endangered in South Australia, the species is…

Sam Judd: Can reclamation be good for the environment?
Sam Judd: Can reclamation be good for the environment?

In Auckland there is a big decision looming as to whether the city should further reclaim the Waitemata…

China's pollution crisis

China's Environment Minister has promised to confront an environmental challenge "unprecedented in human history" after…

Antarctic team trains for dark side of Moon

Scientists in the Antarctic are to be trained in docking a Soyuz spacecraft on to the International Space Station as part…

Peter Calder: Space crisis looming in a place of peace

'Time to get a weedeater through here, I reckon," I said to Roscoe Webb, as I gazed across the expanse of waist-high weeds…

Pipi population dying in Whangarei harbour

A massive pipi bed in Whangarei harbour is dying and there are fears the change could destabilise the harbour - and Marsden…

Can foreign owners save our country?
Can foreign owners save our country?

If your stance on foreign ownership of prized New Zealand countryside is black or white, the case of…

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