Risks in NZ’s private water supply
Should councils or the Government be doing more to study the risks to people who drink from their own wells?
Hope as fossil site claims second scalp
Money woes mean Plaman Resources’ dreams of riches are now buried as deeply as Foulden Maar’s fossils, increasing the chances the ancient treasures can be saved.
Foulden Maar fight rumbles on
A petition is adding to the growing weight of opposition to a proposal to mine fossils for pig food. Will stopping the land sale be enough?
Will Climate Change Emergency cities change anything?
Today The Detail looks at the latest council to declare a Climate Change Emergency - what does it mean, and will it change anything?
The foul-smelling bugs threatening NZ wine
Brown marmorated stink bugs would pose a risk to crops and exports and might ruin red wine if they establish themselves in NZ.
Why we’re lagging with wind power
Farah Hancock takes a look at our lagging wind generation scene and finds its proponents remarkably relaxed.
Access denied: Mackenzie farm bars expert
As the clock ticks towards the termination of tenure review, a pastoral lessee shuts the gate on an ecologist.
1080 - ‘we’re lucky to have it’
The Detail today looks at controversial 1080, and why nearly $11m is being spent protecting DoC staff from threats by anti-1080 protestors.