Xero chairman and former Microsoft second-in-command Chris Liddell will head a $100m education and environmental foundation.
Report suggests it is unfair and inaccurate to attribute NZ's deteriorating quality of water problem entirely to dairy farming.
Storm-weary Christchurch is preparing for "worst-case scenario" as Cyclone Lusi approaches.
As Trans-Tasman Resources outlined why it wants to vacuum Taranaki seabed for iron sand, opponents held a "silent protest".
Another kakapo hatchling on Codfish Island is on the horizon.
Weather experts say it will be several weeks before the true magnitude of last week's Christchurch floods can be known.
A California state legislator is introducing a bill that would prohibit orca shows at SeaWorld in San Diego.
Bindi Irwin is facing a backlash after entering one of America's most heated public relations battles.
About 1500 litres of jet fuel has leaked in Lyttelton harbour as firefighters continue to pump the spill off the ground.
Burt the snares crested penguin has made a remarkable journey all the way to Whangarei and is taking some time to recuperate.
A historic tin mine is being reclaimed in Stewart Island's picturesque Pegasus Bay.
Our native sea lion population is declining at an alarming rate, prompting plan to try to ensure their survival.
Learning to fly . . . spreading your wings . . . letting your spirit soar . . . birds give us our metaphors for realising potential.
Kaikoura's wharf looked something akin to a murder scene after a seagull massacre.
A review of the future governance structure of Environment Canterbury is under way.
Plans to spread effluent over land near airport will put pilots and an $8 million airport at risk, flying instructor says.
Up early and seeing something glowing in the east? It's source is just 100 million kilometres away.
Morning-long fight on a Queensland lake ends with one combatant consumed by the other.
Work crews on Campbell Island are having to fend off curious sea lions and reclaim land lost to bush.
A Metservice manager struggles to fathom how early settlers managed to survive on NZ's subantarctic islands.
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