Scientists are working on developing an army of mutant possums to help control the pest.
A young fur seal was spotted at a bus stop in Nelson — possibly trying to catch a ride out of town.
Japan is to vastly expand its Antarctic whaling area, and take up to 333 minke whales, under new "scientific research plan".
Council applies again to disrupt Oreti River with trail, but submissions from as far as Norway oppose plan.
A Morepork chick blown from its perch during storm spends the night in police custody.
Nasa has released a satellite image of ash spewing 9km high from an Alaskan volcano.
Phosphate mining on the Chatham Rise could damage coral and create toxic leaks, opposition groups tell hearing.
Fish numbers have declined in the Manawatu River and it is no longer safe to swim in.
Baby Chacma baboons are not alone in facing their greatest threat from within.
What would you expect to find living within a square metre patch of the Southland shoreline?
A pest known as the Yellow Spotted Stink Bug has been spotted in a South Island garden.
DOC hits back at anti-1080 group claims of 'chaos' in the Marlborough Sounds.
Summer will see China install a fifth station in Antarctica under the Antarctic Treaty.
A dire picture for kiwi in the wild has been painted for new Conservation Minister Maggie Barry.
Council and ECan to roll out soil testing programme after arsenic was found in several properties.
Health warning issued for popular Lake Hakanoa in Huntly after a rise in toxic algae.
Mudfish have been released into Hamilton's city waters in an effort to restore biodiversity of days gone by.
A Tekapo photographer captured spectacular images of two rare events above the South Canterbury town.
Life under an enormous fig tree means no sunlight and fermenting piles of inedible fruit for a family.
He tried to escape, smashed his tail and was saved from near-certain death - but Nubby's home now.
Department of Conservation crew all set to free rope-wrapped whale spotted off Dunedin coast - but need help finding it.
A rampant attack on a colony of little blue penguins has set the colony back for years.
Rescuers have refloated 21 pilot whales and herded them out to sea, after 36 perished in a stranding in the eastern Bay of Plenty.
Scientists have developed a cute and fluffy robot designed to monitor skittish penguins without causing them stress.
Climate change is happening, it's almost entirely man's fault, and the fix is drastic, report says.
Tiger skins, elephant tusks and rhino horns burned in an effort to discourage wildlife smuggling.
Dramatic scenes in the ocean off Rottnest when a man clambered onto the carcass of a humpback whale with at least five sharks nearby.
New Zealand’s magnificent marine ecosystems are on display in a new six-part Natural History New Zealand (NHNZ) documentary series that begins on TVOne on Sunday night.
A frog has survived being swallowed whole and then spat out by a snake in north Queensland.
Stumbling across the South American Goliath birdeater was a dream come true for entomologist Piotr Naskrecki.