The four big 'future shocks' that keep Wellington's disaster planners awake at night have been revealed.
Conservation group Forest & Bird will go to court to protect the set up of the Kermadec ocean sanctuary.
One fisherman was fined for setting a net across an entire channel.
Logging companies have had to learn to make allowances for falcons, which find plenty of food in pine forests.
The Christchurch City Council is being applauded for drastically reducing its use of a potentially dangerous weedkiller.
It finds the most rule-breakers, yet is the least likely to punish rule breakers of all regional councils. What is going on with ECan?
A group of people have delved into the tiny world of invertebrates at the Ashhurst Domain.
Council grant $20,000 to disguise Picton's 'big blue monsters' with a screen.
Owners of moorings, wharves, and marine farms in the Marlborough Sounds will be charged an annual fee.
Drop-in sessions about changes to rules around harvesting scallops and catching snapper have attracted a high level of interest, a marine group says.
Scientists have sent a letter to Australian officials calling for action to save the world's reefs.
Deciding between battered or crumbed is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to making the right order at the local fish and chip shop.
A report exploring novel ways to solve Central Otago's smog problem is "innovative" and "comprehensive".
Toyota launches hybrid Corolla in NZ with some scary warning shots over the future of our environment.
Meridian Energy steps in to support the Kakapo Recovery Programme.
Volkswagen payout partly to settle claims by nearly 500,000 owners stemming from its US diesel emissions scandal.
Is anyone going to help us replace our old woodburners?
Two pygmy sperm whales have been rescued after getting stranded at a remote beach.
Young bird enthusiast has won the opportunity to get up close to an injured morepork.
Kitten explosion blamed on global warming.
Hutt walking track to open after long delays.
Residents can now check their town's air quality online.
Clean up of a chemical spill that is "a disaster for wildlife and a serious health concern" is underway.
Survey counts in a Marlborough tributary have averaged about 180 fish a year from 2009.
Controlling the country's feral cat population is not about killing off "domestic moggies", environmental advocate says.
Reusable bag scheme to raise awareness about protecting the environment.
Environment Southland has been awarded $245,000 to carry out research to understand the implications of an Alpine Fault rupture.
Bluebridge gets green light to increase speed in the Marlborough Sounds.
An extensive breakthrough study on gannets at Farewell Spit has changed the way scientists thought some species of animals feed.
East Harbour Environmental Association threaten legal action to protect trees in Hutt City.