Deadly toxins, genetic intervention and poison falling from the sky are among an arsenal of tools.
A predator-free group has called for people to follow the rules when laying traps as weka hurt in Picton.
Parts of controversial report on coastal flooding and erosion labelled "misleading" and "not fit for purpose" by expert panel.
'Impossible to say' if the government's new target is realistic or not, experts say.
For the first time in history, a plane has gone round the world without using a drop of fuel.
John Key has a plan to rid the country of pests - is it ambitious or unachievable?
The government is planning to eradicate the country of all pests threatening native birds by 2050.
Councils urge Government to adopt national cash-for-bottles scheme.
The number of vehicles an Otatara man can have on his property are now limited.
Exporters are flouting the rules to ship "the world's most valuable timber" out of NZ, the High Court at Auckland has heard.
Submissions on proposed changes relating to nutrient management in Canterbury leads to "behemoth" report.
An upcoming collection method to be added to Kaikoura recycling efforts has highlighted the need for residents to separate their disposals correctly.
Young Kiwi businesswoman tackles beauty industry's rubbish problem.
A crackdown on home heating has not been enough to bring Canterbury's air quality up to soon-to-be introduced national standards.
A stoush between a Taranaki landowner and DOC has resulted in the Whitecliffs Walkway being closed to the public.
If an accidental poisoning can happen to a minister, it can happen to toddlers, Nick Smith says.
Wellington's Otari-Wilton's Bush is home to roughly half of the country's 3000 native plants.
Nearly 900 hectares of pristine forest and coastline have been added to the Kahurangi National Park.
People responsible for mutilating a whale found washed up on a beach near Ashburton face jail time or a large fine if caught.
Tweak the name, make a few adjustments, and continue on, the Environment Minister is told.
A crackdown of feral cats is on hold, and the bird breeding spring season looming.
A literal bus-load of plastic beads has been illegally dumped at a cleanfill site in Hawera.
It's a gem along the coastline and now Te Muri beach looks closer to retaining its "splendid isolation."
Auckland Council confirm a ban on set netting at Omaha beach, and there are talks to for further restrictions.
There are more carnivorous land snails in the national park than previously realised.
Preventing "catastrophic explosion'' of rats essential for native birds, Minister says. DOC brainwashing public, 1080 opponents say.
People have hacked pieces off the distinctive, tail-less whale that washed up near Ashburton two weeks ago.
Two years after Environment Canterbury identified 11,000 potentially contaminated Christchurch properties just 1210 have been tested for poisonous chemicals.
Scrambling the sex life of summer's stinging villain could be the key to their demise.
COMMENT: Niwa's choice of a built-up, urban site to show Christchurch temperatures are rising was strange.