The Government has announced the closure of Albany Scenic Reserve in Auckland to prevent the spread of Kauri dieback.
For those in fruit fly lockdown in the Auckland suburb of Grey Lynn a move closer to normality has been announced today.
DOC to hold training sessions for helpers to manage the Ohau Stream "baby seal encounter" that is a hit with tourists.
A wave of poisonous porcupine fish have washed up on a New Plymouth beach.
J and J Watt Limited, which owns a Cambridge dairy farm, has copped $26k in fines.
An island off Stewart Island is now rat-free for the moment thanks to self-setting trap technology.
A Christchurch engineer has just launched a website giving consumers easy-to-read science advice.
Searchers want to find out if the South Island kokako has survived in the Marsden Valley hills.
A gold mining company’s bulk sampling activities won't affect Karangahake Gorge's water, review says.
A thousand discarded plastic bottles have helped 22 young people from all over New Zealand paddle Abel Tasman National Park to educate Kiwi kids about waste and sustainability.
Despite eight months of hard work, a campaign to rid Picton of plastic bags has yet to take off, but volunteers driving it say they won't be deterred.
Health authorities want the "poor person's heater" to be phased out of homes.
A Victoria University Masters student became an impromptu foster mother in Cambodia.
Excuses for getting off school don't get much better than 14-year-old Riley Hathaway's from Snells Beach.
Invasive weeds choking the region's waterways could be harvested and turned into valuable biofuel.
The pond in Onepoto Domain remains toxic despite Auckland Council's plan to control the issue last winter.
The forecast for rain didn't stop a big crowd from turning up to see the country's rarest kiwi and interact with the Bug Man at the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary open day.
The star attraction of Whio Day at Palmerston North's Victoria Esplanade was not a bird, but a dog.
Poor water quality is threatening the future of one of Southland's biggest industries, fishermen say.
A supertide turned France's famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island and then retreated out of sight.
An "impartial" submission on a resource consent hearing by the Taranaki Regional Council has been questioned by one of the council's own.
The Wairau Lagoons bared a striking resemblance to the Transformers movie during the first survey of its kind in the region.
No sandy beaches and crashing waves here. These surfers in the United Kingdom are hitting a naturally occurring wave in an estuary on the River Severn.
Wellington's wild south coast entranceway to the Red Rocks walkway has won a supreme award.
Volunteers has cleared Matiu/Somes Island of a pest plant after a decade of hard work.
Canterbury club skifields fear they will be "phased out" if a "derogatory" new DOC plan is approved.
Ten of thousands of red-zone trees have been tagged and logged in a Cera database as it nears the end of its land-clearance project.
After being turfed out of their home on Christchurch's Port Hills, 45 gecko are now roaming Riccarton Bush.
The discovery of red algal bloom on Lake Karapiro was the catalyst for Thursday night's discussions about ways to reverse the water's declining state.
A second clean woodburner has been approved for use in Canterbury.