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Hawke's Bay Regional Council is the latest local body to consider declaring a climate change emergency.
Ten weeks on and with no funding coming in, a handful of volunteers still fill up to 40 rubbish sacks a day with waste, and are calling for government or an organation to help.
Scientists have confirmed the existence of a volcanic cone at Karaka in Auckland, following six months of investigation. Audio
Practical action rather than symbolic statements is what's needed to tackle the climate crisis, Prof Bronwyn Hayward says. Audio
Traditional marine conservation practices in the Pacific could be key to more successful commercial practices.
An Auckland University student has found only 70 percent of the city's water fountains are drinkable and only two thirds of them were classed as clean. Audio
A sleepy Golden Bay port is set for a boom.
The Tasman District Council has been awarded $250,000 from the Provincial Growth Fund to investigate ways the council owned Port Tarakohe could grow to… Audio
5G is coming - what exactly is that, and will it be the revolution telcos would have you believe? Audio
Better knowledge of the strong tides through Tory Channel is needed to prevent a major shipping disaster in the area, the Marlborough harbourmaster says.
National's Nick Smith says it's "embarrassing" the Government hasn't addressed the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary proposal he put forward when in office. Audio
Every year New Zealanders throw away nearly 300 million disposable coffee cups - and only one out of every 400 is recycled. Audio
133 years ago today, the sky above Rotorua turned orange-black, as the three peaks of Mount Tarawera erupted, spewing molten rock and ash into the sky. Audio, Gallery
Auckland Council has issued a golf resort with Insanitary Building Notices for unlawful discharging of sewage.
A Taranaki man who threatened DOC staff and threatened to release deer into DOC estate has been jailed for five years.
Helium is the second most abundant element in the universe and possibly the most unreactive element on the periodic table, says Prof Allan Blackman from AUT, in ep 34 of Elemental. Audio
A fire has engulfed a block of flats in east London, forcing people to evacuate their homes as it spread over six floors.
A woman killed by a lightning strike while hillwalking in Scotland died as a result of a "freak accident", a mountain rescue team member says.
Staff from New Zealand's Otago Museum will take their message on the climate crisis to the Pacific - starting with a visit to Tonga this week, Fiji next month and Samoa in September. Audio
Te Ahi Kaa further explores this series about health and well being. Justine Murray joins Chef Charles Royal in the bush on the outskirts of Lake Rotoiti, foraging for food - from 'bushman's… Audio
For decades, one of the most visited institutions has been searching for something that disappeared from the earth some 66 million years ago.
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