Bill on table to confirm Government's governance model for Environment Canterbury
Rainfall could drop by 15 per cent in some parts of the country, climate scientists say.
Sinkholes can be the stuff of nightmares. The ground opens up and swallow people, buildings, and vehicles.
A case of paua in a pohutakawa tree landed a Whitianga man a hefty fine on Thursday.
Auckland Zoo's tiger Jaka gets his sore paw looked at.
Debate around the conservation of Maui's dolphin in NZ has reached the New York Times.
The Government is removing a testing regime for hazardous substances that leaves rabbits with irritated eyes.
The Dead Sea, a top spot for tourists, is shrinking at a rather alarming rate.
Hikers up to Mt Ruapehu's crater lake are being warned of small geyser-like eruptions.
A glacier that has just shed a massive chunk of ice alone holds back enough ice for a significant sea level rise.
The cleanup of the Rena wreck in the Bay of Plenty has cost hundreds of millions of dollars but long-term environmental damage is slight, scientists say.
The Ministry of Primary Industries is being slammed for relaxed quarantine measures in the wake of two maize spillages.
About 200 to 300 litres of synthetic drilling mud is being removed from a Taranaki stormwater system after a spill on Wednesday.
New Zealand's first threatened species ambassador says she would have an easier job if her fellow Kiwis cared as much about native species as they did reality television stars.
Fundraising for the Wildbase Recovery centre has crossed the $2.5 million mark.
More than a million dollars worth of gold and silver is passing through deep geothermal pools in the Taupo Volcanic Zone each year according to a geoscientist.
An Auckland school filled its 200,000 litre pool with plastic bags in a bid to raise awareness about the state of waterways.
A Minke whale beached in Auckland harbour for seven hours is now swimming free and "heading in the right direction".
A group of endangered kea have reportedly been shot at a forestry site in Nelson, sparking a DOC investigation.
The move to Motutapu Island was meant to protect Peti the wandering takahe but instead put her in harms way.
Planting of 2000 plants is the first step in turning Wairarapa waste land into a wetland area.
Environmentalists are calling on Southlanders to help protect a fish that predates the dinosaur.
An urgent review of whitebait stocks is needed before the native fishery becomes extinct.
A new report shows water quality in Wellington's urban streams is declining.
Crowdfunding is coming to the aid of NZ's waterways thanks to an innovative environmental initiative supported by Landcorp.
The Environment Court is considering an appeal by one of Marlborough's largest mussel producers to extend their greenshell mussel farm in Pelorus Sound.
Researchers have been mapping and sampling a massive swirling cluster of trash floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
OPINION: The prime minister should be considering honours for those who have brought the kakapo back from the brink of extinction.
A new study into one of Marlborough's most beloved sea creatures has uncovered some fascinating findings.
The public perception is wrong. New Zealand's fish stocks are actually in great shape, a leading scientist says.