When first highlighted more than two decades ago, the concept
of food miles served to uncover the often hidden
environmental impacts of our food choices by making the
connection between where our food comes from,
transport-related CO2 emissions and climate change.
Now in his 80s, Emeritus Prof Sir Alan Mark is still
making headlines championing the environment. Bruce Munro
talks to Sir Alan about being a witness and an unrelenting
participant in more than half a century's significant
struggles for nature conservation.
The Orokonui Ecosanctuary kiwi creche is back in business.
Four of the juvenile Haast tokoeka, which were temporarily
removed after a stoat was observed in the ecosanctuary, are
back and thriving. Alyth Grant heard their life story from
DOC ranger Sian Bent.
Tami Neilson's new album might have been inspired by the
death of her father, yet the award-winning singer-songwriter
has managed to turn grief into a joyous, soulful
experience,writes Shane Gilchrist.