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.
Fertiliser firm ordered to stop dumping contaminant that hospitalised two people.
A 10-year study of great white sharks find most migrate north for the winter.
Native West Coast trees cut down urgently before bill was passed will be recovered by DOC.
New measures have been proposed to protect the iconic longfin eel after a review by experts.
Conservation Minister opens New Zealand's first whale and seal sanctuaries in Kaikoura.
Council investigation concludes its contractor's dumping of waste water in a Pukekohe stream was legal.
Trampers, hunters and cyclists asked for input on which remote huts and tracks need repair work.
Chunk of iconic South Island country to come under NZ's largest private land protection deal.
Agriculture sector's greenhouse emissions rose 7 per cent last year, although it remains exempt from paying carbon emission units.
It will take decades to restore one of Auckland's most polluted waterways, but small projects may be the way to go.
Extremely rare footage of a tuatara hatching has been filmed at Victoria University of Wellington.
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