The Climate Change Commission’s report is an opportunity to create a better alternative, writes Scott Willis.
Birds? Tick. Rabbits? Tick. White butterflies? Tick. But Hilary Rowley has finally found a cheap way to send these garden pests packing, or camping, as it turns out.
A system of regulated product stewardship for six "priority products" is coming into effect under the Waste Minimisation Act. Maureen Howard asks six waste minimisers what they're doing to make a difference.
Kiwibank 2020 New Zealander of the Year Jennifer Ward-Lealand walked into the Alternative Aotearoa conference feeling curious and came out filled with hope. Maureen Howard finds out why.
Values based on Maori ancestral knowledge are piloting an ethical fund through the world of investing, Tom McKinlay writes.
A new report on low-traffic cities by the Helen Clark Foundation, The Shared Path, suggests an alliance between communities and local and central government to decarbonise transport and return...
Climate change is challenging the St Clair-St Kilda coastline and the protection measures of the past. Maureen Howard finds out what the Dunedin City Council is doing to adapt to nature’s ways.
Clever reuse and an emphasis on energy efficiency are features of an ongoing restoration of an augmented villa, Tom McKinlay writes.
How do you turn a notion into action? Maureen Howard talks to the people behind four inspiring community initiatives transforming society from the bottom up.
Art can convey complex issues in a direct and intuitive way. Maureen Howard talks to school pupils about what they hope to communicate about the unequal effects of climate change at their exhibition.
Social entrepreneurs strive to address pressing social and environmental issues while creating economic opportunities. Maureen Howard asks six how they include doing good in what they do.