Plans to launch Swimmable Rivers campaign by wading in Ruamahanga had to be called off.
Marlborough has a poor record in the protection of habitats, says marine biologist.
Cr Glenn Livingstone kicked a ball of plastic bags across the council meeting to support banning them from city.
The Alpine Fault ruptures roughly every 300 years - the last time was in 1717.
The charity is investing $2.7m in building one of the largest solar networks in the country.
Top tourism spot hit by severe erosion will be saved by a seawall, but who will pay for it?
A Christchurch academic will help develop new ideas to fight climate change.
The Government wants an army of 4.7 million people in the battle to stop invasive species.
Deadly toxins, genetic intervention and poison from the sky – purging our predators may involve tools befitting James Bond.
Mythical tale of a "Dragon Hole" in the sea sparks the discovery of a huge underwater abyss.
A predator-free group has called for people to follow the rules when laying traps as weka hurt in Picton.
Parts of controversial report on coastal flooding and erosion labelled "misleading" and "not fit for purpose" by expert panel.
'Impossible to say' if the government's new target is realistic or not, experts say.
For the first time in history, a plane has gone round the world without using a drop of fuel.
John Key has a plan to rid the country of pests - is it ambitious or unachievable?
The government is planning to eradicate the country of all pests threatening native birds by 2050.
Councils urge Government to adopt national cash-for-bottles scheme.
The number of vehicles an Otatara man can have on his property are now limited.
Exporters are flouting the rules to ship "the world's most valuable timber" out of NZ, the High Court at Auckland has heard.
Submissions on proposed changes relating to nutrient management in Canterbury leads to "behemoth" report.
An upcoming collection method to be added to Kaikoura recycling efforts has highlighted the need for residents to separate their disposals correctly.
Young Kiwi businesswoman tackles beauty industry's rubbish problem.
A crackdown on home heating has not been enough to bring Canterbury's air quality up to soon-to-be introduced national standards.
A stoush between a Taranaki landowner and DOC has resulted in the Whitecliffs Walkway being closed to the public.
If an accidental poisoning can happen to a minister, it can happen to toddlers, Nick Smith says.
Wellington's Otari-Wilton's Bush is home to roughly half of the country's 3000 native plants.
Nearly 900 hectares of pristine forest and coastline have been added to the Kahurangi National Park.
People responsible for mutilating a whale found washed up on a beach near Ashburton face jail time or a large fine if caught.
Tweak the name, make a few adjustments, and continue on, the Environment Minister is told.
A crackdown of feral cats is on hold, and the bird breeding spring season looming.