Government moves towards ban on microbeads in products like bodywash and toothpaste.
Two kaka chicks are at death's door after feasting on a junk food diet given by humans.
The Waikato Expressway work site is where the wild things are.
The Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival young environmental filmmakers award is open for entries.
The Halo Project is a collaborative installation celebrating the beauty and sounds of our country's native birds.
A plan to export Southern Alps glacial water is in its 27th year but its backers are not giving up.
Opinion: I love this time of year, because there's so much good food growing in our neighbourhoods, ready to be picked and eaten.
Wellingtonians will soon be able to pimp their wheelie bins with an anti-wind clip.
Busy businesswoman prioritises her health goals.
Student swaps lectures and libraries for overalls and river-wading.
Tui song has been filling gardens in the South Canterbury town of Geraldine this summer.
Concerns raised about Manawatu wildlife's vulnerability to impact of climate change.
Cafes are reducing waste by creating wormeries and in-store recycling facilities.
The future of one of New Zealand's smallest endangered birds is looking brighter after they were discovered caring for young.
"I wonder how any landowner can live in such a beautiful place and not protect it."
A genetic study will tell us more about the critters in our soils.
Water has come "rushing up" Marlborough wells, causing levels to rise by 4 or 5 metres in some.
Healthier items should be on the menu when feeding ducks, a Porirua man says.
How likely are you to get sick from bathing in one of Marlborough's popular swimming spots?
Members of the public were concerned about the well-being of nesting yellow eyed penguins next to a construction zone.
Wanaka conservation volunteers Heather and Stu Thorne devoted to returning robins to Mt Aspiring National Park
Riverside Park was listed as having the worst water quality contamination of 21 public swimming sites in Marlborough.
A Te Anau chopper pilot has become the first to be allowed to land commercial passengers in the Takitimu and Eyre Mountains.
Ominous black plumes seen in Lyttelton Harbour are thought to have been left by a departing ship.
Renwick residents warned not to splash out when watering gardens - or risk restrictions.
Residents of Kawau Island seeing red as some public walking tracks stay closed indefinitely.
One way to deter sandflies is to walk around carrying a penguin as bait, eating garlic, covered in Dettol and baby oil.
Algae found in river can make dogs and people sick
NIWA scientist Stu Hanchet has spent his entire working life focusing on the ocean.
Max the pied shag was found tightly wrapped in fishing line and snared by hooks - next to a marine reserve.