Nature

Female dolphins enjoy sex, and their clitorises aren’t that different from ours

Do female dolphins enjoy having sex? American researchers decided to find out by looking at the clitorises of female dolphins. 

Scientists know that dolphins are highly social.…

Our soil quality has been declining for decades. Dairy is making it worse | Milk and Money…

“In a teaspoon of soil, there are as many microbes than there are mammals on the planet."

What is going on at Pūtiki Bay on Waiheke Island?

“In 2021, this is definitely not the appropriate activity to be happening within our bay.”

Toa the orca’s prolonged separation causing concerns among animal experts

It’s been 10 days since Toa was separated from his pod in Plimmerton, near Wellington.

Parts of the Amazon now emitting more carbon than they absorb

Some regions of the Amazon rainforest are now emitting more carbon dioxide than they absorb.

A scientist tells us where to find NZ’s secret glaciers

Did you know Te Ika-a-Māui / the North Island has its own glaciers?

This man has spent 40 years looking for a probably extinct bird

We ask him about his beloved hobby he calls a “bong fix”.

You could probably outwalk a T-rex

A study found the T. rex’ preferred walking speed is estimated at 4.6 km per hour - similar to the natural walking speed of humans, horses,…

Losing forests results in more human disease, research shows

A new study has linked deforestation with a higher risk of disease in humans. The researchers say we need to protect global forests to prevent future…

The conservationist merging tikanga Māori and western science

Conservationist Tame Malcolm dedicates his time to protecting and caring for our ngāhere.

He's merging mātauranga Māori and western science to achieve the best results and create…

Mystery continues over how female eagle rays got pregnant without any males

When Aretha Franklin and Annie Lennox said “sisters are doin’ it for themselves,” perhaps they were imagining two female eagle rays at a New Zealand aquarium…

These patients have been given a prescription for nature, rather than pills

A number of Kiwis are opting for fresh air and exercise instead of depending on traditional Western medicine.

A green prescription is an instruction from a health…

Rediscovering Aotearoa: Podcast - Hauora | Health

Only 4 percent of psychologists in Aotearoa are Māori. But Māori are 50 per cent more likely to experience mental distress than tauiwi, or non-Māori.
This episode…

Inside Te Urewera: The overdue pardon of Rua Kēnana

Atamira Tumarae-Nuku, 30, stands looking out over the valley at Maungapōhatu. One hundred years ago this was a thriving village home to over 1000 people, but…

Rediscovering Aotearoa: Podcast - Taiao | Nature

The forest of Te Urewera, in the middle of the North Island, was the first place in the world to be granted legal personhood - all…

Rediscovering Aotearoa: Taiao | Nature

The last bullet of the Land Wars was shot in 1916 at Maungapōhatu in Te Urewera, and the forest was later taken into government control. Atamira…

The World Press Photo exhibition

Their journey to the USA was over, along with the hopes that her daughter Yanela Sanchez might grow up to see a brighter future in the…

Why insects are good

Next time you take aim to flatten a fly that has unwittingly flown into your home, consider this: insects are the cornerstone of our ecosystem. Otago…

Forest Therapy

You've probably heard about getting back in touch with your natural surroundings but have you heard of 'forest therapy'? Yaki Wo is a forest therapy guide…

Different kinds of storms

Did you know that typhoons, hurricanes and tropical cyclones are pretty much the same thing? We caught up with TVNZ 1's weatherman, Daniel Corbett, to get…

Kauri dieback

'We're sitting in the middle of a sick forest'. Kauri dieback is a major issue killing our native flora, is it nature trying to tell us…

Kawhia Hot Pools

Hot Water Beach has been dug so deep we swear you can almost see China 🇨🇳🏖 Next time you're around the beautiful Kawhia, ask a local…

Kaicycle

You've heard of recycling, but what about 'Kaicycling'? Down in Te Whanganui-a-Tara, the team at Kaicycle are taking food scraps & turning them into delicious fruit…

Tips from a kaimoana professional

Nothing says Kiwi summer more than a sunny afternoon and a little kaimoana 🐟🐟 Catch some quick tips from Rose, to get the most out of…

Project Janszoon

It's estimated 65,000 native birds are killed by invasive species every night. Take a look at the project making incredible progress in saving the native fauna…

Hello hammerheads

A school of baby hammerhead sharks was spotted in the shallows of Great Barrier Island over summer. Have you seen any sharks while you've been out…

Samoa's To Sua Ocean Trench

This week we're delving into the many realms of Pasifika, so what better way to start than diving into the stunning blue waters of To Sua,…

We are not victims, we are warriors.

Brianna is a warrior against climate change, travelling the globe to raise awareness and save not just her mighty Pacific home, but the world!

1080

1080: Here we visit the West Coast, Nelson and Wellington for our story about the controversial pest-control system. We take a look at what it actually…