There is a sport that requires years of training, careful planning and strategy plus physical endurance that you won’t see at the Commonwealth Games. It’s the World Series of Birding. Every year, ...
Tauranga City Council is giving away water-efficient showerheads in hopes of cutting shower times in half. The average time people spend in the shower is eight minutes and the council’s water services ...
More helipads have been approved for Aotea Great Barrier and Waiheke islands in the face of community opposition. Locals are expressing frustration at the rate consents are being granted and aim to ...
A marine scientist says the impact of helicopter noise at Te Matuku marine reserve at Waiheke Island should be looked into. The Waiheke local board argued for this unsuccessfully, when two helipads ...
New Zealand Geographic and Heritage Expeditions have announced their next partner voyage: an eight-day expedition through the ...
Protecting the environment isn’t just about how much you buy, it’s also about what you buy and how sustainable those choices ...
Hidden among damp leaf litter, rocks and tree roots, the nocturnal Hamilton’s frog (Leiopelma hamiltoni) leads a surprising social life. During the day, the frogs retreat to damp, cosy crevices—often ...
Dinosaur hunters are real. Not the sort who battle them in the flesh like in Jurassic Park, but hunters who seek their bones. In the early 20th century, finding the greatest dinosaur of all, the ...
New research shows international sports events could significantly reduce their carbon footprint – if fewer event staff attend in person. Professor James Higham from the University of Otago’s ...
Some Countdown supermarkets are ditching plastic bags from the produce department in a sprinkling of stores country-wide. It means shoppers will have to bring their bags, boxes, buckets and baskets ...
Climate Minister James Shaw says the equivalent of $60 million worth of Emissions Trading Scheme units have been over allocated to businesses in recent years. The government has moved to ensure the ...
Humanity is one small step closer to returning to the Moon this morning, thanks in part to some of New Zealand’s top scientific minds. Last night Rocket Lab successfully released NASA’s CAPSTONE ...