Seventy-five homes and businesses beside Hutt River could be taken for flood protection
A revolutionary new coffee cup made in Motueka has won two major awards in as many months.
More marine reserves in the Marlborough Sounds will do nothing to save the seabed, fishermen say.
No new open fires in Masterton, but coffee roasters get a reprieve.
Ridley the injured turtle has recovered enough to move to Auckland next week.
The flightless parrot, whose amorous antics made him a YouTube star, returns to civilisation to see his public.
A man used rubbish gloves and an icecream container to "bail out" sludge from a Kapiti stream.
Opinion:A national levy is needed to reduce the plague of plastic bags.
A Christchurch community is protesting against a "rubbish dump" in Sydenham.
The Manukau Harbour is slowly changing for the better.
Pupils taught about living in harmony with and safeguarding the future of the curious kea.
Local goverment and medical authorities have denied renewed allegations of chemical contamination in South Canty's drinking water.
It's all systems go, albeit slowly, for critically injured Ridley the turtle.
Bank ends its annual gift to save New Zealand's iconic bird.
California's governor warns that the world may already have "gone over the edge" on global warming.
Recreational driving may be banned with dog-walking and horse riding restricted on some Canterbury beaches.
Hundreds of tonnes of used tyres could soon be stockpiled in Tokoroa.
A lonely albatross chick has got up close and personal with a GoPro camera.
Global temperatures last month were the highest in 136 years of record-keeping.
Plastic bag recycling scheme being used to undermine support and introduce levy, environmentalist says.
How many apples does it take to catch a possum? Not even a whole one, apparently.
Greenpeace brings its ship back to the site where the original Rainbow Warrior was bombed 30 years ago.
SPCA says there's little they can do for a "really tired" baby seal found 5km inland.
New technology developed by the NZ seafood industry and Australian scientists has filmed orange roughy at a depth of 1km.
Besides killing and starving natives, wasps cost NZ's economy $75m each year.
There are some high-flying hopes around for one of our favourite pollinating characters.
Director fined for discharging contaminants into Napier's inner harbour.
London's iconic double-decker buses get a carbon-friendly makeover from a Chinese manufacturer.
Crumbling beaches cause headaches, blocking access ways and putting patrol towers at risk.
Plastic shopping bags will now be recyclable under $1.2 million government project.