Don't read too much into the slump in mussel production. Growers have seen it all before, says Marine Farming Association president Rob Pooley.
After more than a century little spotted kiwi have returned Anchor Island in Dusky Sound.
It's rarely seen, can grow up to eight metres long and swims vertically but does it really bite off its own tail?
Kiwi comic artists concerned over rising sea level, super storms and climate change have put pen to paper.
So much for the moniker, Land of the Long White Cloud.
Just off busy Hillsborough Rd a pocket of forest known as Wattle Bay Reserve lines the Manukau Harbour. Joseph Kowhai sees it as a little piece of paradise.
Hurunui College students' "inspiring work" leads to release of six spotted kiwi in Nina Valley.
Stewart Island residents should be able to switch on with alternative energy by 2018, Southland District mayor says.
New Zealand's greenhouse gas emissions have eased lower but remain well above the target set for 2020.
A Timaru hunter clipping the wing of a morepork may have stumbled on the first sighting of that animal in the region for 30 or 40 years.
Wasps cost us about $130 million annually, but their days may be numbered following the success of poison bait trials.
A short timelapse of the Aurora Australis, photographed from Invercargill on April 11, 2015.
A Wairau Valley forestry block balancing good business with good conservation was one of the winners at the Marlborough Environment Awards.
Three other birds have needed surgery after microchips injected into their necks ended up in their sinuses.
The first of two planned releases of saddleback saw 40 birds set free in the Bay of Islands.
Kiwi birds in Coromandel will be participating in their own census this winter in an attempt to monitor numbers.
Temperature of -25.6 degrees Celsius at Ranfurly, Central Otago on July 17, 1903 has been confirmed as the coldest ever recorded in the Southwest Pacific.
A rising star at the Treasury is quitting to become chief executive of Ministry for the Environment (MfE) as it prepares for overhaul of the Resource Management Act.
Seth Marshall has never seen a turtle in the wild but this week he'll move to Indonesia to help save them.
One Haast Tokoeka kiwi chick pulled through after treatment at Wellington Zoo, but its sibling died from the infection.
Scientific study shows thermal imaging technology could stop ships hitting whales in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf.
A stream that turned red due to residential waterblasting highlights a common pollution problem, council says.
Auckland protester back at sea-level after a five-day Greenpeace protest up an oil rig in the Pacific Ocean.
Weak nitrate limits in Canterbury rivers will cause algal blooms, destroy habitats and kill fish, an ecologist says.
The Government has announced it will contribute towards a joint bid to buy Glenfern Sanctuary on Great Barrier Island.
Iwi leader and senior ministers are battling over a proposal to hand some freshwater rights in perpetuity to Maori.
The fate of one of the world’s top beaches on the Coromandel Peninsula will be decided at an upcoming hearing.
Seeing a baby tuatara in Maungatautari's wetlands was a fitting reward for a volunteer gardener.
Waihi paua poacher caught with twice the daily limit tried to get off breaches with a dodgy customary permit.
Non-compliant wastewater will continue to flow into the Tutaenui Stream.