A post-mortem on dead Czech tramper Ondrej Petr is being carried out while DOC says it's unlikely track will close.
Population of relocated kokako reach key genetic milestone
There are many prime spots that can be chosen to spread the ashes of a loved one but Lake Taupo is not one of them.
A drone has helped capture pictures and measure whales off the Auckland Islands.
North Canterbury's John McCaskey has a monumental vision to future proof the drought-stricken Hurunui District.
Controversy over whether or not to allow a cafe to be built at the Blue Spring near Putaruru continues following a ban on swimming.
Volunteer Greg Hill helps patrol Auckland's waterways, looking for fishermen flouting the law - just for the love of it.
An Environment Canterbury plan to protect whitebait could instead leave them unprotected, Forest & Bird says.
Whitebaiting - it's the closest thing New Zealand has to a "peasant" fishery.
Children and prisoners have teamed up with DOC to help the Australasian Crested Grebe breed.
Keeping Wanaka's pest controllers within cooee in rugged terrain.
Gardeners and school children are being invited to run the very first "citizen science" survey of bee numbers in New Zealand.
Jordan Hogg has been named the Tonnellerie de Mercurey Young Winemaker of the Year.
Moral of the story? Know where you have consent to dump rubbish.
A collective is taking beekeeping to the suburbs.
For 24 years a friendly dolphin accompanied the steamers which ploughed through Admiralty Bay on their way to and from the turbulent waters of French Pass.
The Earth is choking under its waste burden and it's time to do something about it.
Long-running campaign over lake pollution leads to fighting talk in High Court.
Education on restoring and protecting wetlands starts at school.
Do you look out for bees in Southland?
The Government has been called upon to tear up its surplus carbon credits to make good on some dodgy accounting.
Forty children grasped the opportunity to see first hand how dairy farming and natural environments can co-exist.
More people needed to protect of one of New Zealand's threatened birds.
Millions of tonnes of ironsand could be stripped from the South Taranaki seabed if Trans Tasman Resources' bid to mine it is approved.
If there are pathways or cracks, contaminants travel quickly, says expert.
Kaicycle is fundraising to improve their urban waste collection service and help keep food waste out of landfills.
What's good for the farmers is good for the fishers, as council unswayed by "tipping point" claims.
Potential threats to native birds, livestock and pets has anti-1080 campaigners in Glenorchy worried.
Prize-winning video explains some of the challenges of saving bird species from extinction.
Volunteers are the front line in the battle to bring back New Zealand's dawn chorus.