Trapping and killing pests in your own back yard is "just what you have to do", Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says.
In 1964, the last whale was harpooned off the Kaikoura coast.
In time for Christmas, Denmark has claimed Santa Claus's home - the North Pole.
Radical environmental group Sea Shepherd says they have intercepted a pirate toothfishing boat in the Southern Ocean.
Two fishing tour guides want answers after they found themselves inside a 1080 drop-zone on the Mokihinui River.
Probe into cargo ship's grounding will come to close with the release of investigators' final report today.
Zealandia's kaka are turning the notion of "bird brain" on its head.
Horowhenua iwi withdraws objection to Shannon wastewater plant upgrade on the first day of Environment Court hearing.
Taranaki farmers are poorer environmental performers than a new report into dairying shows.
Conservation Minister Tim Groser says he hasn't heard of a new climate change report which ranked New Zealand 43rd out of 58 countries.
A young seal found in Picton's CBD has been the talk of the town.
A compromise deal salvaged by climate negotiators in Lima sets the stage for a global pact in Paris next year.
The battle to eradicate the great white butterfly from Nelson has entered a new phase.
A brood of baby kea have made their public debut at Orana Wildlife Park.
The first estimate of plastic afloat on the global oceans is a "conservative" 5.25 trillion pieces.
Proposed district plan receives 550 submissions opposing mining in the Coromandel.
The future of New Zealand’s Pacific geckos looks bright after 54 were released onto pest-free Motuihe Island.
Decomposing tree frog and parasitic wasps travelled to our supermarkets on bananas from Ecuador.
Pest control professionals predict a busy summer for white-tailed spiders and Asian paper wasps.
Kneeling in the mud under the cover of trees, three scientists are looking out for the little guy.
The Kermadec Region could become one of the world's biggest marine reserves if calls for its protection are heard.
Sea Shepherd ship Sam Simon leaves Wellington for Antarctic waters today with a crew braced for conflict.
Timaru's penguin population has nearly doubled in the past year.
Bambi busted in Brooklyn, appearing on cameras around the borders of Zealandia.
Two Coromandel oyster farms put harvesting on hold after a submerged boat leaks oil.
Summer is set to sting, with the mild winter meaning more wasps, an expert says.
The lives of almost 800 million people without access to clean drinking water could change.
OPINION: Everyone with even a passing interest in conservation in NZ knows what damage possums can do.
When five German wasps entered a bathroom, one man was soon in a state of panicked nude "swattting".
Anglers and conservationists are backing residents in opposing the proposed Mangatarere Valley dam in the Wairarapa.