There could soon be only a few hundred left, Greens warn.
A Taranaki environmental advocacy group has changed its tone on the Maui gas field consent application opting to support it under strict conditions.
A park and ride scheme at Hahei for walkers wanting to visit Cathedral Cove on the Coromandel Peninsula could be operating by the end of the year.
A big live huntsman spider was found on the side of a shipping container at Auckland's port.
A study from the University of Auckland has found that bird feeding – whether bread or seeds – favours some species over others.
Kelmarna Gardens is encouraging new volunteers to lend a hand to ensure the city-fringe idyll is sustained for years to come.
A yellow-eyed penguin made a rare visit to Caroline Bay but disappeared before DOC arrived.
The last-minute suspension of a public hearing for an application to subdivide land at one of the world's top beaches "extremely frustrating".
Students learn about endangered native parrots at an exhibition at the Nelson Provincial Museum.
Organisers of a Christchurch river clean-up hope their efforts will stop people "[dumping] their rubbish for free".
The last Battle for our Birds 1080 drops in Southland were carried out in December.
Mobil now estimates that 1500 litres of heavy fuel oil was lost into the harbour.
More than 40,000 images spanning 60 years of Antarctic history are being stored at Archives NZ.
Conservationists might soon be able to know if a predator has been caught in a trap by simply checking their computer or smartphone.
Farming couple and a businessman tell how their efforts won them the land stewardship category in the Canterbury Farm Environment Awards.
NZ scientists identify animal-safe compounds that can reduce methane emissions from sheep and cattle by up to 90 per cent.
The protester who spent three days up a kauri tree in March has pleaded guilty to trespassing.
Some of the Angry Birds real-life colourful counterparts in the South Pacific are facing extinction.
The endangered Hector's dolphin could be seriously affected by Lyttelton Harbour developments.
Mobil discovers two holes in pipeline that led to oil spill in Tauranga.
Time has run out to find the cause of death of a rare turtle that washed up in the Pelorus Sound.
The Maui gas field platforms will be kept up to 100 per cent for another 35 years and Shell will still be around at the end of it, the company says.
Crown Irrigation Investments has left out a controversial water statistic from its latest business plan.
Internationally acclaimed conservationist and geneticist Dr Stephen O'Brien praised Massey's work during a visit to the Wildbase.
Getting primary school pupils interested in doing something for the environment is what this Enviroschools programme wants to do.
New Zealand dairy farming’s adverse environmental impact and the clean-up costs have been revealed in a United States journal.
Mobil has confirmed the leak came from one of its pipelines
Only handfuls of the region's dairy farmers turned up for the recent riparian management workshops in Golden Bay, Murchision and Pelorus.
Sections of a popular Auckland beach are turning into oily catchment ponds and nobody knows why.
Ministry for Primary Industries seizes 10,000 cockles illegally harvested.