Stamping your personality on to a new home took on a whole new meaning for one family on the Coromandel.The award winning wilderness bach at Otama Beach on the Coromandel Peninsula has the family’s DNA patterns included in one of the house’s design features. Designed by Architect Ken Crosson The DNA House has been likened to a spaceship and recently won a Housing Award in the 2018 NZIA Waikato/Bay of Plenty Architecture Awards.
Auckland Council stepping up for shorebirds and seabirds
Auckland Council is stepping up with a seabird and shorebird monitoring and research programme – a first for local ... more
New partnership to aid rodent control
A partnership between Auckland Council, adhesives company Selleys, and peanut butter producers Nut Brothers is deploying 22,000 rat bait blocks and 160kg of peanut ... more
Conservationists come out to show support
The 2019 Hauraki Gulf Marine Park ... more
Call to action as sediment threatens giant Kokopu
Conservationists are calling for continued action amid the increasing impact sediment is having on giant kokopu, one of Auckland’s rarest whitebait ... more
Recreational fishing highlighted in survey
A Fisheries New Zealand national survey of recreational fishing has confirmed the ongoing importance of recreational ... more
What do whales eat?
A team of researchers including Assoc. Prof. Rochelle Constantine and Prof. Mary Sewell from the University of Auckland, Dr Richard Newcomb from Plant and ... more