An oil spill during fueling at the Port of Tauranga has left a blackened mess on the shores of the city's inner waterways.
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.
Traps meant to protect Wellington's native birds have been attacked by vandals.
The number of prosecutions for fishing in Taranaki marine reserves has doubled as authorities take a hard line.
A New Zealand moth not seen in 20 years is caught in Katikati, Bay of Plenty.
Department of Conservation scientists have been trailing lures that could be used in the eradication of pigs on Auckland Island.
Opponents of shark cage diving hope Winston Peters will help them get permits for the controversial activity revoked.
Being a business owner isn't what most 17-year-olds are thinking about. But Georgia Lala isn't like most teenagers.
The most important action to save our endangered native species might be taking their DNA sample, a top geneticist says.
A rare three-metre long oarfish that washed ashore last week has disappeared.
An Official Information Act request has revealed a series of serious incidents on deep sea oil drilling ships in New Zealand waters.
"The bugman" paid a visit to a Hamilton school for their Treemendous School Makeover.
Dirt, arsenic and lead are polluting air in a largely industrial area of Christchurch, a new report says.
Increasing carbon in oceans could affect humans' lives, visiting researcher says.
Huia locals in favour of seawall restoration to prevent erosion say they aren't being heard by those who think nature should take its course.
Don't read too much into the slump in mussel production. Growers have seen it all before, says Marine Farming Association president Rob Pooley.
After more than a century little spotted kiwi have returned Anchor Island in Dusky Sound.
It's rarely seen, can grow up to eight metres long and swims vertically but does it really bite off its own tail?
Kiwi comic artists concerned over rising sea level, super storms and climate change have put pen to paper.
So much for the moniker, Land of the Long White Cloud.
Just off busy Hillsborough Rd a pocket of forest known as Wattle Bay Reserve lines the Manukau Harbour. Joseph Kowhai sees it as a little piece of paradise.
Hurunui College students' "inspiring work" leads to release of six spotted kiwi in Nina Valley.
Stewart Island residents should be able to switch on with alternative energy by 2018, Southland District mayor says.
New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions have eased lower but remain well above the target set for 2020.
A Timaru hunter clipping the wing of a morepork may have stumbled on the first sighting of that animal in the region for 30 or 40 years.
Wasps cost us about $130 million annually, but their days may be numbered following the success of poison bait trials.
A short timelapse of the Aurora Australis, photographed from Invercargill on April 11, 2015.
A Wairau Valley forestry block balancing good business with good conservation was one of the winners at the Marlborough Environment Awards.