Gallons of water extracted by bottlers and sold for massive profits have prompted calls for fairer payment structures.
Work is about to start on fixing the Pahurehure Inlet walkway.
Trust takes another step in goal to re-establish noisy, bird filled splendour to Northland scenic reserve.
A family of three have not had to empty their kitchen rubbish bin for the past two months.
"This is probably the most important thing that could happen for sharks and rays this year."
Amazing new jellyfish found prowling one of the deepest oceans in the world.
'Undisclosed party' interested in Coromandel fish farming, financial flamboyance required.
Efforts to track vineyard spray drift are still in the pipeline nine years after a report highlighted gaps in the data.
"The faster we can get to animals and get them into care, the more likely they will survive after being oiled."
Plans to transfer property bought to make way for the Wairau Valley hydroelectric scheme have hit a road block, with one man refusing to leave his home.
For sheep and beef farmers in eastern Marlborough there has been no significant rainfall for two years.
Plans are brewing for a "Refest" month, with a focus on reduce, reuse, recycle.
OPINION: Let's establish healthy people, rivers, lakes and groundwater as our priority in law.
An Invercargill man has been ordered to get rid of rubbish and old car parts from his property - or store it out of public view.
"Just being able to get paid to walk some of these places and see them and help protect them is a privilege."
Stock were left to graze on land that was supposed to be used for forestry.
Unusually warm temperatures predicted for much of May, but skifield operators are not panicking yet.
Floor levels in some New Brighton properties could be "significantly lower" than the threshold required.
"I want every garden and reserve around Picton to be a sanctuary for the birds spilling out from Kaipupu."
Invercargill's storm drainage systems are below the New Zealand standard - but city leaders say improving them would cost too much money.
Green MP talks velvet leaf, pesticides and bees.
Greenpeace to protest against Central Plains Water irrigation scheme, but wants the element of surprise.
Robin from Adele Island have been transferred to Te Pukatea Bay in the Abel Tasman.
Sophie Byrne, 9, and her sisters Isla, 4, and Emily, 6, check out the kakapo Tumeke 2 at the Department of Conservation kakapo hand-rearing facility in Invercargill.
Hoping for a warm winter? Niwa says you're in luck.
Leafy investment to soften the industrial streetscape of town's entranceway.
The Government wants lakes Forsyth and Ellesmere cleaned up sooner. ECan wants the idea scrapped.
Daytime cooking banned in India as searing heat kills more than 300 people.
Scientists unsure if Ruapehu will stick to tradition and erupt following the volcano's latest earthquake swarm.
Businesses digging deep into their rubbish do their bit for the environment.