Visitors in the Abel Tasman will not have to worry about wasps, thanks to an extensive control programme.
Record numbers of international visitors to key conservation spots test DOC's "flat-lined" budget.
A mystery toxin is being blamed for wiping out the fish and plants in a creek north of Blenheim.
Move to mainland not because of tensions on Stewart Island, shark dive operator says.
It's a glorified pond, but it's famous in Hamilton and its days are far from numbered.
Intriguing remains of a sea creature found bobbing in surf have been identified.
Keep cats in enclosures rather than impose curfews, says Southland woman.
Seas could be 52 metres higher than they are now if we let climate change rip, scientists say.
Large areas of Antarctic ice sheets could melt away into the ocean if ice shelves continue to disappear.
A 172-hectare slice of rugged coast, pristine beaches, and endangered wildlife is up for grabs.
Fancy a swim? Sharks attacked people around the globe a record 98 times in 2015.
Southlanders will have the opportunity to see a bee hive in action at the Southland Bee Society Bee Friendly Gala day at Limehills school this Sunday.
A 19-metre wave has been recorded as phenomenal seas and high winds batter Britain.
Scientists hoping to bring whitebait back to Christchurch's rivers following years of decline.
A simple test for soft plastics should ensure no banned substances end up being sent for recycling.
Population growth of little spotted kiwi looking brighter after chick discovered on Fiordland island.
What will Marlborough choose: recreational fishing parks or sustainable fisheries?
A new anti-food waste law will require large French supermarkets to donate unsold food to charities or farms.
Christchurch City Council opposes ploy to deepen region's quarries because of risk to city's drinking water.
If one bites you, it will burn, burn, burn like a ring of fire.
The two kiwi were part of Operation Nest Egg, a programme which helps incubate, raise and protect young kiwi until they can fend for themselves.
Wanaka's forest regeneration projects hampered by drought.
Seven kea have died after being inadvertently caught in stoat traps in the Murchison Mountains.
Fish & Game disappointed with large number of unlicensed anglers caught in Otago.
The Greens say National has weakened the Emissions Trading Scheme so its no longer effective.
Criticism mounts about stock in waterways as figures show some farms received complaints about it repeatedly.
The global spread of a honeybee-killing virus was caused by humans, a study has found.
Protesters in Tokoroa were unable to stop the South Waikato District Council from removing trees in a community reserve.
Six farms are put up for sale to clear a debt of more than $30 million.
The reputation of Waikato's premier water venue is at risk from the aquatic weed infestation.