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

Lack of cicadas cause for concern?
Lack of cicadas cause for concern?

Gardeners will be happy but most who enjoy the seasonal sounds of the cicada's courtship call will have…

Helen Wenley: Natural gems on our doorstep a delight to discover

On a world scale Auckland must be truly unique. In Cornwall Park, not only do we have a slice of rural countryside so close…

Most NZ rivers too dirty for a swim

Two-thirds of more than 160 monitored river swimming sites in NZ have been deemed unsafe for a dip. Where are the worst…

Auckland's petrel problem - Part 2

Yeti Yarns - Paul Charman takes a Skoda Yeti to find interesting people and places out of town Over the next few weeks…

Sam Judd: Carbon crop crisis
Sam Judd: Carbon crop crisis

History has shown us time and again that the point of chaos arrives in society when people have nothing…

5C rise in temperature tipped for Australia

Australia is on course to experience some of the world's most extreme temperature increases as well as more torrential rain…

Rain entering wastewater skews figures

At the moment, there is more water leaving the water treatment plants than there is entering the wastewater treatment plants…

Pollution doubles near motorways

People who live beside Auckland's Southern Motorway are subjected to air pollution at nearly double the level of those 130m…

Tim Pankhurst: Cost of the Catch response

The assertion that 80 per cent of New Zealand’s original fish stock has gone due to commercial fishing needs to be challenged…

Video of shark death sparks outrage
Video of shark death sparks outrage

A commercial fisherman who posted a video online of himself killing a shark with a piece of railway…

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