Sustainability

These underwater sculptures could save the South Pacific's sea life

British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor creates underwater figures that are not only incredibly eye-catching, they're ever-evolving, marine-life-saving works of art!

Kaibosh Food Rescue

Kaibosh is a start-up business that's starting up a food revolution in the Wellington hospitality scene: taking unwanted food, and turning it into a feast!

A raw milk vending machine.

So it turns out raw milk is not "just for hippies"... Meet the Southland couple serving up a bit of nostalgia with their fresh raw milk,…

Natural Burials

No chemicals, no treated coffin - it’s a more natural way to return to the earth. Jeanette Fitzsimons and the lovely Gwenyth from Thames Natural Burial…

Saving penguins on the west coast

The West Coast is home to the kororā, the world's smallest penguin but rising sea levels could mean eviction... Meet the local school kids lending a…

How Singapore uses technology to look after trees

Check out the cool pieces of tech hugging Singapore's trees, helping to keep them healthy and feeling the love

New Zealand's tool library

So you want to build a house but you don't even own a hammer? No worries! Pop along to the tool library where you can loan…

Swap it Like It's Hot

There's a new way to shop and you don't have to spend a cent!
The Auckland Libraries' event Swap It Like It's Hot let shoppers trade…

Why is it so hard to buy milk in glass bottles?

Meet Julian from Oaklands, he's championing sustainability by running a company sellingl miraka in glass bottles. So why aren't bigger dairy companies doing the same?

Bring your own bowl

Do you take your own container for takeaway lunches? Kiwis are using over 30 kilograms of plastic per year. It's time to revolutionise the BYO...

IntRe:pid - Park protectors

Tourism or trees? Budapest's City Park is guarded 24/7 by vigilantes determined to halt construction of 5 new museums which threaten the park's future 🌲🏛

What will NZ look like in 100 years?

Climate change is a hot topic these days, but what does it actually mean for New Zealand? From farewelling paua to losing entire towns, Re: looks…

Greenpeace activist fighting against dairy farm

Mackenzie Country is known for its beautiful lakes, mountains and... industrial dairy farms? Meet Gen, an activist fighting council consent against the new project.

Flowers that last forever

Do you love beautiful flowers but lack that green thumb? Enter MARK ANTONIA, the couple creating exquisite bouquets that last for years - yes, years 🌺🌻💐

The Climate Change Garden

Imagine a world without chocolate... 🍫Envision your mornings without that perky long black... ☕It seems as the world's climate changes, this scenario might not be so…

Urban Beekeeping

The rooftops of Auckland are abuzz with a sweet secret... Take a tour of the beehives tucked out of sight, gifting us with the golden 'nectar…

What actually happens to our recycling?

As a country we have a dirty habit of exporting our plastic waste. We think it's time to clean up our act. Do you? 🌏 ♻️

What are your clothes doing to the planet?

Cheap clothes might not make an impact on your wallet but it's a different story for the environment. Microfibres from your load of washing could even…

Why are we eating whitebait when it's at risk of extinction?

Whitebait fritters are a New Zealand delicacy but dwindling numbers of these tiny fish due to a multitude of reasons mean that it could be off…

NZ coastline left exposed as 'police of the seas' go on strike

The New Zealand coastline was left largely unpatrolled for two weeks due to a strike. Officers are back at sea but what damage was done during…

Odd Jobs #2 - Stopping takahē incest

Yes, you read that right, this man works hard to stop takahē incest.

Patea's fight for the sea shore

Mining for offshore iron sand deposits could mean irreparable damage to the South Taranaki Bight, here's what the residents of Patea want you to know...

#Nature

If any of your Instagram snaps feature #nature, try walking the walk and take up the #whanauchallenge to see if you can live a more sustainable…

IntRe:pid - Travellers pick up rubbish on Greece's filthy beaches

The beaches in Greece may be stunning but they're also covered in an alarming number of plastic bottles and other waste. Kristin took a closer look…

Captain Planet: eco-warrior or psychic?

Not only did he rock a green mullet, Captain Planet (along with his trusty Planeteers) predicted some of the natural crises the world is facing today.…