Bread and shopping bags will be recycled in a new pilot scheme.
Environment Southland keeps dairy inspection notice time to a minimum.
A dozen rare or endangered animals have died at Otorohanga Kiwi House in the past two years because of a failing fence.
MetService has revealed the outlook for the country in 35 years, and the forecast is grim.
A T rex fossil and a papier mache polar bear will join a Hamilton climate parade on Sunday.
Ngai Tahu opposes a return to full democratic regional council elections.
New scheme means plastic shopping bags, packaging and "soft plastics" can now be recycled.
Study showed Renault's flagship Espace minivan released toxic diesel emissions 25 times over legal limits, group says.
A court date has been set for Wellington Greenpeace protesters who stormed a NIWA research vessel.
Dairy farmers have found freshwater mussels after protecting a stream and wetland.
A filthy secret behind the green growth of electric cars in some markets is the need for more coal-fired power plants.
Greens say agriculture can't be left out of a review of greenhouse gas emissions target.
Three Greenpeace protesters have climbed down from their perch on the Tangaroa research ship.
The Wingspan National Bird of Prey Centre is used to having friends in high places, but their new relationship takes that up a notch.
An online tool to help people see the impacts of projected sea level rise scenarios is being worked on by Waikato Regional Council.
Fonterra says almost all of its farmers have fenced more than 34,000 km to exclude cows from rivers and lakes.
Rotorua's Green Corridor ended up costing an additional $72,000 after one request for changes was made by one building owner.
A new research project will assess the foraging ecology of sperm whales in the Kaikoura Canyon.
It's great to get close to dolphins, seals and whales in the Sounds, but there are regulations to follow.
This is one way to do business on a sunny Wellington day.
Toxic sludge from a burst dam in Brazil has reached the ocean and now could reach nine kilometres out to sea.
A large rock wall will soon be constructed to combat erosion at Karaka Harbourside.
The people of Central Otago are being urged to march to raise awareness of climate change issues.
The death of a 41-year-old white rhino has left only three remaining in the world.
OPINION: This year Wellington is celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Zealandia, and it's time to reflect on the achievements to date.
Paris terror attacks put high stakes on climate change negotiations in the city, Climate Change Minister Tim Groser says.
Algae found in four South Canterbury rivers could make people sick, says South Canterbury DHB.
The world's first genetically-altered animal has been approved by the US for human consumption.
Wellington considers a cat curfew, microchipping, and limiting the number of felines per household.
NZ's farming sector's contribution to global warming may be worse than it looks.