DNA detectives identify the Chatham Islands kaka is, or rather was, a distinct species.
Five major Waikato conservation groups are collectively half a million dollars healthier thanks Doc grant.
A rare "fluorescent" turtle, previously thought to be extinct, has been found in Queensland for the first time in nearly 20 years.
New science shows New Zealand is part of a continent that's 94 per cent underwater.
National plans to subsidise the growing of small forests on marginal land.
Ngati Whatua Orakei has a mussel reef restoration programme to help clean the waterways feeding into Okahu Bay.
Australia banned it for repeated welfare and maintenance breaches. Now it's heading to Tauranga.
Holiday-makers planning on camping at Piano Flat at Christmas should leave their best friends behind.
Police are investigating a pukeko cull carried out by Fish & Game in a semi-residential area of Hastings.
Kea are again proving their status as cunning birds - this time they've been caught on camera.
Protesters are expected at a 1080 drop at Piano Flat in northern Southland early next week.
The council is analysing a list of more than 300 properties it owns that may be contaminated.
Statoil has been asked to cancel seismic testing planned for summer to protect Te Reinga Basin's marine life.
Overseas anglers who want to fish for trout in this country for more than a day are going to have to pay extra for the privilege.
Fertiliser firm "misinterpreted advice" and dumped contaminant that hospitalised two people.
The Department of Conservation has launched its first sortie in the war against a predicted pest plague.
Metiria Turei has lived in a car. Twice. She crochets and she plays bass in a band.
Methane clouds could be a hint of summer storms are starting, say scientists studying the atmosphere.
A new $1.1 million walk-through aviary will treat visitors to a new experience at the Mount Bruce wildlife centre.
The finishing touches are being put on a new home for a colony of rare black mudfish discovered in the Waikato.
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