Pōhutukawa hit by myrtle rust infections, researcher says
23 March 2023
Dr Maj Padamsee, of the School of Biological Sciences, leads research into a fungal threat.
Time to plan for the climate change inevitable
21 March 2023
Opinion: As New Zealand inherits the climate legacy of larger and more powerful nations, we must turn our attention to leading by example, writes Kevin Trenberth
The potential of self-assemble well-designed prefab housing
20 March 2023
Opinion: Housing supply has never been more of a problem in New Zealand, and only set to worsen as the climate heats. Diane Brand and Minh Nguyen make the case for investing in well-designed prefabricated housing.
University raises capital for sustainability initiatives
20 March 2023
Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland has signed a $50 million sustainability loan, breaking new ground for New Zealand’s university sector.
How to prevent building where it isn’t safe
16 March 2023
Opinion: If there is any good to come out of the storms this year it is that it will encourage local and central government planners to ensure building consent means well-informed consent, says Martin Brook
Life in the red-stickered zone needn’t be quite this hard
13 March 2023
Opinion: Muriwai resident, Associate Professor Vivienne Elizabeth, shares her experience in the profoundly disempowering state of limbo of a red-stickered area.
Dilemma of homes stickered in red or yellow
8 March 2023
Opinion: Associate Professor Martin Brook writes on people moving back in to disaster-affected homes.
Cyclone reveals fixes needed for vital communicatons links
3 March 2023
Opinion: When Cyclone Gabrielle struck many people were left without cell or internet connections. Ulrich Speidel explains what happened and what needs to be fixed.
Climate fiddling while Rome burns
3 March 2023
Opinion: The Natural Hazards Insurance Act 2023 is a masterpiece of convolution and only covers flood damage to land. What about other climate-change-induced events, asks Chris Nicoll.
Logs like bulldozers - why the East Coast feels betrayed
19 February 2023
Opinion: Politicians are not taking the environmental and human risks of forestry slash seriously or urgently enough, says Dame Anne Salmond
Te Matatini: arts and science student enters Te Matatini for the third time
15 February 2023
Hikawai Te Nahu, 21, has aspirations to cater to te taiao through his studies, and is a kaihaka for Te Kapa Haka o Ngāti Whakaue.
We must urgently fill information gaps in climate emergency preparation
14 February 2023
Opinion: Two “one in a 100 year” floods within six years is not bad luck, it is a wakeup call to bring our environmental prediction and monitoring up to the task.