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Residents in Mataura in Southland are frustrated over a lack of progress in removing toxic waste from the town's former paper mill. Newsroom's South Island correspondent and investigative writer talks… Audio
A severe weather forecast for the South Island's West Coast has raised fears that an old toxic waste dump could burst. Video, Audio
North Auckland residents have launched a petition calling for landfills close to waterways to be banned.
The council's consent to keep the 20,000 tonnes of toxic waste in storage expires today and they can't afford to dispose of it alone. Audio
Ian Telfer explores whether efforts to clean-up the toxic legacies of New Zealand's industrial past have stalled. Video, Audio
The clean up of thousands of toxic waste sites has been pushed back for at least a decade after the Government dropped it as a priority. Audio