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.
Young Kiwi businesswoman tackles beauty industry's rubbish problem
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.
The plumage colour of nearly 6000 bird species has been analysed in a study.
Iraqis endure searing temperatures of up to 53 degrees Celsius as heatwave hits.
Once fast-warming, Antarctica is now getting colder - but chill may not last long.
Knowledge on dairy farming is fairly common, but how about worm farming?
Southland's Finlay Weatherburn isn't just a sheep farmer - he farms trees too.
Stoat numbers at Mt Bruce reserve spike just months after four kiwi were killed by a ferret.
Protecting the environment is a priority for farm managers at Elya Holding
George Mcmeeken and Jaimee Edwards are making a farm for future generations.
Wallabies seem set to stay designated a 'pest' in Canterbury - could a tax help to manage them?
Horizons Regional Council may aerially drop the poison for the first time in years.
Animal waste from Addington Raceway could be to blame for a spike in nitrate levels at a water bore, health official says.
Bottom trawling and dredging to be banned at ecologically significant marine sites in the Marlborough Sounds.
Sheps' Park, in Blenheim, is to get a new look which will include a playground.
Two endangered turtles washed ashore in NZ have died within weeks of each other.