Warning signs are up at one of Auckland's most popular beaches after tests revealed poor water quality.
Banned insecticide DDT and other hazardous substances found on residential red zone properties.
An echosounder will sit deep under the water off the coast of Antarctica for 200 days in a bid to learn more about a key species in the area's food chain.
It's a stunning sight: Niagara Falls, the world's most famous waterfall, apparently frozen in place.
It is orca spotting season in Taranaki, and DOC is asking people to record their sightings.
Outbreak of avian botulism feared to be reason for dead birds along Kapiti Coast waterways.
The country's two most contaminated mine sites will be cleaned up, at a cost of $3 million.
Vivid pink bands of light painted the skies above the South Island during a stunning cosmic light show.
Kapiti SPCA has suspicions over what's behind second mass bird kill in region.
People gathering the bountiful tuatua this season may accidentally be picking up the rare and treasured toheroa shellfish instead.
ECan plans to spend almost $1.8 billion over the next 10 years and will spend more on air quality and water management.
Palmerston North's Hokowhitu Lagoon is continuing to leak faster than a bore running at 12 litres a second can top up.
Taha Asia Pacific ordered to dispose of potentially hazardous material by Saturday.
Forget the city of sails, Auckland is actually the 'city of whales'.
Fixing Eltham's odour issues once and for all will come at a cost.
Maritime NZ not able to find any signs of an oil sheen this morning following a spill off the Taranaki coast on Friday.
Ratepayers are expected to foot the $900,000 bill for the Maungatautari Ecological Island.
The Horizons Regional Council is investigating an alleged effluent spill in a creek near Eketahuna.
The Department of Conservation is urging the public to report any dead whales found after last weekend's mass stranding on Farewell Spit.
Wairarapa Water Use Project chairman Bob Francis says the dry conditions highlight benefits of large-scale water storage.
Dam Free Mangatarere Society are not against the Wairarapa irrigation project, they just want their river excluded.
These stunning photos and time-lapse video were sent from the Niwa research vessel Tangaroa, which is cruising through Antarctica's Ross Sea.
Greens welcomed a report calling for a Govt review of a pesticide that has been partially banned overseas and may be responsible for bee deaths.
I's unlikely to be a high drama affair, but this week's king tide will be of particular interest for some.
The DOC is hoping to take the buzz out of the bush with a bait station scheme to control wasps.
Waikato student Ashleigh Weatherall has been attaching radio transmitters to bees.
Adventurous young takahe Peti's escapades have seen her sent off to predator-free Motutapu Island.
A Timaru man is furious with Environment Canterbury's reaction to rubbish being dumped on the banks of the Opihi River.
Sixty stranded pilot whales have been refloated at Farewell Spit near Nelson.
A lifetime's work by a farmer to lay out a tree canopy on his property, the envy of many farmers, is to be opened up to visitors.