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Great Barrier Island applies for Dark Sky Sanctuary status

Published: 11 May 2017

A Dark Sky Sanctuary must have an exceptional or distinguished quality of starry nights and a nocturnal environment, and is protected for its scientific, natural, or educational value, its cultural heritage and/or public enjoyment.

Could worms be your most useful pet?

Published: 10 May 2017

They may not be the most beautiful creature but the humble tiger worm could be a fantastic addition to your household. Find out why!

Weed to watch: Pampas

Published: 9 May 2017

It’s often mistaken for native toetoe, but invasive lookalike pampas grass can out-compete native vegetation, pose a fire risk and provide habitat for rodents and possums.