Slowly, native birds are returning to the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary, safely behind a a $4.7 million pest-proof fence.
It looks like a scene from a Disney movie - but is this photo too good to be true?
Keith Woodley is a man who knows a thing or two about one of the Miranda's most celebrated travellers.
A Japanese couple who made a rare sighting of a bird on their first trip to NZ have had their sighting officially confirmed.
They said it rarely happened, but redback spider versus snake duels have been captured in Australia - twice.
An avian botulism outbreak at Western Springs Park has been made worse by people throwing bread into the lake.
How do you steer a 2500 tonne ship safely through thick Antarctic ice?
Cold weather in the United States is creating slushy waves.
OPINION: Wildlife is critical to the economies of nations.
Scientists begin study of how the Pelorus Sound seabed has changed in the past 500 years.
Warning signs are up at one of Auckland's most popular beaches after tests revealed poor water quality.
Banned insecticide DDT and other hazardous substances found on residential red zone properties.
An echosounder will sit deep under the water off the coast of Antarctica for 200 days in a bid to learn more about a key species in the area's food chain.
It's a stunning sight: Niagara Falls, the world's most famous waterfall, apparently frozen in place.
It is orca spotting season in Taranaki, and DOC is asking people to record their sightings.
Outbreak of avian botulism feared to be reason for dead birds along Kapiti Coast waterways.
The country's two most contaminated mine sites will be cleaned up, at a cost of $3 million.
Vivid pink bands of light painted the skies above the South Island during a stunning cosmic light show.
Kapiti SPCA has suspicions over what's behind second mass bird kill in region.
People gathering the bountiful tuatua this season may accidentally be picking up the rare and treasured toheroa shellfish instead.
ECan plans to spend almost $1.8 billion over the next 10 years and will spend more on air quality and water management.
Palmerston North's Hokowhitu Lagoon is continuing to leak faster than a bore running at 12 litres a second can top up.
Taha Asia Pacific ordered to dispose of potentially hazardous material by Saturday.
Forget the city of sails, Auckland is actually the 'city of whales'.
Fixing Eltham's odour issues once and for all will come at a cost.
Maritime NZ not able to find any signs of an oil sheen this morning following a spill off the Taranaki coast on Friday.
Ratepayers are expected to foot the $900,000 bill for the Maungatautari Ecological Island.
The Horizons Regional Council is investigating an alleged effluent spill in a creek near Eketahuna.
The Department of Conservation is urging the public to report any dead whales found after last weekend's mass stranding on Farewell Spit.
Wairarapa Water Use Project chairman Bob Francis says the dry conditions highlight benefits of large-scale water storage.