Tiny particles of plastic are washing onto Canterbury shores, polluting beaches and threatening fish.
Invercargill MPs say it is time for voters to ask questions of councillors and council candidates.
The site of a Christchurch family's dream home is now just a pile of contaminated dirt.
Blenheim takes early lead in sunshine race, but Nelson is making a move.
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Warm seas, a fast-moving front and dry autumn ground combined to cause flooding.
Greenpeace has taken a swing at Opuha Dam claiming it is an "environmental disaster" but the Opuha Water company says it has developed an improved flushing regime.
The Government wants to have 64,000 electric vehicles on roads by 2021 but measures fall short the Green Party said.
Blenheim refuses to be "dumping ground for the South Island" and won't take Christchurch's rubbish.
30,000 native plants and 800 pests trapped at Tutaepatu Lagoon in five years.
Feathered yes, but friends? Not so much.
Govt want to limit who has their say on building and planning changes.
Wave tests reveal Strait Feronia is still compliant at a faster speed.
Hundreds of volunteers wanted to pick up 10 tonnes of rubbish from the city's rivers and Estuary.
Tainui Group Holdings outs itself and apologises after council cover up of their rule breach.
California's San Andreas fault "locked, loaded and ready to roll" with big earthquake, expert says.
OPINION: Keeping tabs on tabby could help a native bird survive.
The fight to protect Cheesman's Bush in Manukau is heading to the Environment Court.
Gallons of water extracted by bottlers and sold for massive profits have prompted calls for fairer payment structures.
Work is about to start on fixing the Pahurehure Inlet walkway.
Trust takes another step in goal to re-establish noisy, bird filled splendour to Northland scenic reserve.
A family of three have not had to empty their kitchen rubbish bin for the past two months.
"This is probably the most important thing that could happen for sharks and rays this year."
Amazing new jellyfish found prowling one of the deepest oceans in the world.
'Undisclosed party' interested in Coromandel fish farming, financial flamboyance required.
Efforts to track vineyard spray drift are still in the pipeline nine years after a report highlighted gaps in the data.
"The faster we can get to animals and get them into care, the more likely they will survive after being oiled."
Plans to transfer property bought to make way for the Wairau Valley hydroelectric scheme have hit a road block, with one man refusing to leave his home.
For sheep and beef farmers in eastern Marlborough there has been no significant rainfall for two years.
Plans are brewing for a "Refest" month, with a focus on reduce, reuse, recycle.