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

Stones thrown at egg protestors
Stones thrown at egg protestors

Animal activists say a peaceful protest turned violent after stones were allegedly thrown at a group…

Paris, the city of romance ... and smog

By late March, the French capital shakes off its winter torpor as warmer weather awakens the flowers, and the museums, monuments…

Global warming? Forget cold hard facts

Okay, so Ted Cruz said something, and we went back and forth about whether or not we should address it because it's just…

Outdoors: Auckland Islands pigs draw scientists' interest

On Auckland Islands, to borrow a line from the late Beatle George Harrison, everywhere there's lots of piggies ... Wild…

Brian Fallow: If not our backyard, then where?
Brian Fallow: If not our backyard, then where?

Economic growth, jobs and exports need recognition among the purpose and principles provisions of the…

Sam Judd: Auckland's water threatened by poo?

Treated sewage from Hamilton is discharged into the Waikato River near Hamilton, and much further down, Auckland City is…

NZ's 'most toxic site' clean-up

Work has started cleaning up the old Waiuta mine site - described as New Zealand's most toxic contaminated site - in a joint…

Lockheed develops climate change weapons

The head of one of the world's most innovative fish farms sports a scruffy beard and talks about saving the planet by moving…

World losing wildlife poaching war
World losing wildlife poaching war

The northern white rhino is heading the way of the dinosaurs. With only five left on Earth extinction…

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National

Woman seriously injured in suspected gang dispute
Woman seriously injured in suspected gang dispute

A woman was seriously injured this evening in a suspected gang dispute in which two cars collided. An eyewitness said debris…

Photo: Cricket at Gallipoli
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Woman stabbed at Fiordland bar
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