Not only does the fast fashion industry rely on cheap materials, it heavily relies on cheap labour.
"If anyone needed a basic rule of thumb for dealing with the climate crisis, it would be this: stop burning fossil fuels."
An expert says there is a 30 to 50 percent chance of an eruption occurring on Maunga Taranaki in the next 50 years.
Sixteen percent of our rivers are unsuitable for swimming and caution is advised for 14 percent.
Many locals argue the area, which is home to dairy farmers and fruit and vegetable growers will suffer.
"I was really surprised when the whole tree went. The whole trunk just disappeared. It was quite slow-motion. It was a lot of noise, and she went magnificently. She just toppled."
Fire and Emergency is warning of an unpredictable summer ahead.
The report says we have to act now.
Microplastics are tiny enough to get picked up by the wind and thrown into the atmosphere.
Forest and Bird said donations associated with the campaign were "several times higher" than in previous years.
The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment commissioned a report from NIWA, which estimates about 2240 million tonnes of organic carbon is stored in New Zealand's marine sediments
"Does it give you confidence in them saying 'go swimming again'? No."
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei held a karakia at Ōkahu Bay on Thursday morning, lifting the rāhui meaning activities such as fishing and swimming can now resume.
It's understood the new hue is down to a surge in salt content amid an extreme drought.
RealNZ's Scott McNab says he's not a fan of foreign interference in the annual bird competition.
Scientists have compared this year's climate-change fallout to "a disaster movie".
The most contaminated spots appear to be from Mechanics Bay to Wynyard Quarter.
The news comes just days after comedian John Oliver launched "alarmingly aggressive" campaign.
"I think that's an absolute sign of an ecosystem that's unhealthy and sick."
The sperm whale was reported stranded at just after 5pm on Saturday on South New Brighton Beach.