Touch and go for rescued turtle


An endangered sea turtle is lucky to be alive after being found stranded by children in the Puhoi River estuary.

Raglan's strong voice against mining


It may be a small town, but Raglan punches above its weight in opposition to seabed mining.

Anglers adamant fish declining

Generic fishing

Recreational anglers say anecdotal evidence from thousands of people over many years shows fish stocks are declining.

Kiwi seagulls dying out


Seagulls now appear on threatened species lists after numbers "crash for unknown reason".

Whale of a time


Orcas are known by their killer name because they often devour dolphins - but not this playful lot.

Don't forget beautiful Northland!


In honour of his late friend, one Kaitaia man is determined to discover and claim the 10th great NZ walk in Northland.

Poisoned possums threat


Pets should be kept away from beaches as 1080-poisoned possums wash up.

All aboard ocean warrior ship

Sea Shepherd New Zealand

Sea Shepherd are offering people a free tour of their boat before they head off to combat toothfish piracy.

Stranded whale rescued

A pygmy right whale that was stranded on Centre Island. Locals managed get the whale back into the water.

A group of residents has rallied to help save a stranded whale in Southland's Colac Bay.

Steely security for chicks

Nest find marks century-long recovery


A "ring of steel" has been set up to protect a young Wellington family with a difference.

Deer recovery under threat

Deer antlers

A Department of Conservation boss fears the helicopter deer recovery industry will collapse.

1080 slashes rats


DOC says rat numbers in Wakatipu areas hit by 1080 in late August have plummeted.

Moa extinction rapid - study


The moa was doomed the moment humans landed in NZ, new research suggests.

Council 1080 backing 'toxic'


More than 100 protesters have gathered outside a West Coast council to rally against its backing of a company planning to manufacture 1080 pellets.

Friends call for outfall to be scrapped


Environmentalists are concerned that a gas company is able to discharge process water into the sea.

The original kiwi dad

kiwi play

A male kiwi snapped frolicking in an unusual display of affection has experts scratching their heads.

Kiwi's unusual mating ritual

White kiwi Manukura

Rare footage of what seems to be a rough, noisy kiwi mating ritual has been captured at a wildlife centre.

Kiwis boost island population

Jacinda Amey, of Haast, and Oraka Aparima Runaka chairman Stewart Bull

Two rare and endangered Haast kiwi have been transferred to a Fiordland island in a bid to ensure the survival of the species.

Campaign to fight toothfish piracy

Sea Shepherd anti-whaling

A ship operated by radical environmental group Sea Shepherd arrives in Auckland tomorrow.

Officials 'remiss' on fish numbers


Recreational fishermen say the number of fish in Hawke's Bay has plummeted.

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