A large pod of dolphins were spotted swimming in a West Auckland river.
The world's strongest typhoon of 2015 is bringing 350kmh gusts and waves nearly 10 metres high.
OPINION: Pilots know that there is a brief window of time between losing oxygen and passing out. With climate change, we are at that moment now.
US president Barack Obama reveals plan to dramatically cut emissions from US power plants.
Resource consents are being sought for three of the major steps in the restoration of Lake Horowhenua.
New Zealand's island sanctuaries invaded by pests a record number of times in the past year.
The world's glaciers are melting more quickly and those keeping track don't see a slowdown.
Kiwi scientist helps find feed additive that cuts farm methane emissions.
Unexplained bee losses raise fears of colony collapse disorder in New Zealand.
The cheekiest chick at the ball? Rare bird makes surprise appearance at charity fundraiser.
New trout-raising programme for kids is a national first.
Senior ECan members have met South Canterbury river campaigners about their claims of chemical contamination in Lake Opuha.
Auckland Council staff were stunned to find a rare plant dubbed the "Hobsonville kakapo" by a busy carpark.
Waikato Regional councillors are hopeful a finalised funding commitment to the region's largest nature sanctuary will send a message to central government to assist the project.
UN calls on all countries to step up their efforts to protect wildlife amid uproar over killing of "Cecil".
OPINION: The death of Cecil caused outrage, but big game hunting offers a key to conservation.
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.
A Collingwood weaver makes coffins from willow.
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.