Rena oil spill

Rena salvors face seabed junkyard Rena salvors face seabed junkyard

Alongside a dock at the Port of Tauranga, men in orange…

Editorial: Consult with iwi Editorial: Consult with iwi

The fate of the wreckage of the Rena should be a straightforward…

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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

Proposed council bylaw ruffles feathers
Proposed council bylaw ruffles feathers

For 60 years Billy Farnell has bred champion show poultry at his Remuera home and has a room full of…

Volcanoes given back to iwi care

The Crown is gifting some of Auckland's most historic and recognisable assets - 14 volcano sites - to a group of 13 iwi…

Talks planned on New Tree Hill

Auckland's One Tree Hill was dubbed None Tree Hill after the demise of its 125-year-old pine. But the landmark may finally…

Elephants possess 'superior' sense of smell

Elephants possess a sense of smell that is likely the strongest ever identified in a single species, according to a study…

Earth experiences hottest June ever
Earth experiences hottest June ever

Last month was the hottest June since record-keeping began in 1880, according to a monthly report by…

Beef the most costly protein for environment - study

Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle…

Sam Judd: Help! We (all) need somebody

I can tell you from experience - it is very hard to find the money necessary to have a big impact on environmental challenges…

Australia scraps pollution levy

Australia's decision to repeal its levy limiting fossil-fuel pollution makes it the first nation to turn back from a market…

Obama: Climate change a direct threat to US cities

Harsher storms, worsening flooding and rising seas threaten the public's safety and health across the country, President…

Crush NZ's seized ivory, petition asks
Crush NZ's seized ivory, petition asks

The Government is being urged to make an international gesture by destroying its stockpile of up to…

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