The Waikato River Authority has announced it will allocate $4.8 million to a further 33 projects to help clean up the Waikato and Waipa river catchment following its latest funding decisions.
The Irrigation Acceleration fund and Environment Canterbury (ECan) are spending $636,000 on a water use model for South Canterbury.
Potentially toxic algae has been found at another South Canterbury river site.
Activists around the world march in climate change rallies ahead of Paris summit.
A skate as wide as a ute deck surprised the South Canterbury fisherman who landed it on Sunday.
Dozens of people gathered in Blenheim to highlight the need for action on climate change.
If the Paris climate change talks are a success, Christiana Figueres deserves most of the credit.
Colourful cat collars are being trialled in Wellington to help protect native birds.
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The first Hector's dolphin calf of the season has been spotted by tourists in Akaroa Harbour.
'Children [in Kiribati] are going to school wading in knee-high water when it's high.'
New Zealand expresses "deep disappointment" in Japan's Antarctic exploits but little will be done to stand in their way.
Southland overlooked in major Government climate change study.
Thirty five rallies nationwide demand the Government do more to prevent catastrophic climate change.
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Billions of dollars are needed to clean up the country's waterways which are clogged with fat, sanitary items and trees.
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The hundred hardy souls who had waited hours in the cold to see Shira the giraffe got a treat.
A student from Hawera has won a chance to go and study endangered lizards in Nelson.
"These habitats are like the rainforest of the sea, when they are removed you create deserts."
Wetlands are making a comeback in the Wairarapa
The world is heading for a record warm year, but New Zealand isn't looking so hot.
Land and Water Forum presses to exclude livestock on plains and lowland hills from waterways.
The Taranaki Regional Council has pushed back the proposal for the Freshwater and Land Management plan by up to five years.
An upcycling project isn't just about reducing the waste going to landfill.
Two Nelson teenagers took their fight against a volunteering ban to the Human Rights Commission.