Eco Edge

“Politicians have got used to being told by their clever advisers and focus groups that the environment isn’t sexy. It doesn’t lead to votes. But that’s where the leadership thing comes in. If politics is merely about interpreting where public opinion is at any one point, then what’s the bloody point?” says Jonathon Porritt, Blair’s chief environmental advisor and the son of Lord Arthur, former NZ Gov-Gen.  


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Antarctic Explorers’ Logbook Found at MetService

Antarctic Explorers’ Logbook Found at MetService

“Priceless” artefacts linked to Antarctic explorers Ernest Shackleton and Captain Robert Falcon Scott have been unearthed in a surprise discovery within a dark storage room of New Zealand’s meteorological service, Eva…