Sea Shepherd says the IML Plastics factory in Lower Hutt is the main offender after so-called nurdles were found at several popular beaches.
The two-year investigation found human trafficking and even murder is occurring on the high seas.
The code word is used in bars overseas and now it's launching here in a bid to reduce sexual violence.
Three defence personnel buried overseas decades ago have today arrived today at Ohakea Air Force base.
With 734 passengers on board and storm warnings already issued, the Wahine reached the Cook Strait as Tropical Cyclone Giselle collided with a southerly front, leading to violent turbulence and rough seas.
Homegrown event organisers have been contacted by 45 people who have been the latest targets of concert ticket scams.
Leaarne Hollowood said when she got to the bay this morning, she thought they were all dead until closer inspection.