When Trevor Chinn was a child, he asked his mother a question: Where does all the rain go?
"If it's good enough for farmers to have to abide by their discharge consents, then it's good enough for the Gore District Council to be held to the same standards," Fish and Game say.
Dogs and children should be kept away from infected areas of the Waiau River near Tuatapere.
Could it be only a matter of time before deadly African swine fever arrives in New Zealand?
The top of the south will be sharing the Government fund to help hold its hills in place.
Subtropical fish species may turn up around New Zealand as marine heatwave is confirmed.
Carnivorous plant enthusiasts are blamed for introducing an invasive weed to Tongariro National Park.
Sea stars survive in warmer seas but it's slowing them down, Kiwi researchers find.
About 60 per cent of the world's wild coffee species - including arabica and robusta - at high risk of extinction, says study.
Fewer than 6000 exist in the wild but for $148,000 a US hunter has killed a Himalayan "screw-horned" goat.
Green volunteers really did clean up after huge concert.
A threatened bird species living on an island off the coast of New Plymouth had a somewhat larger visitor fly in on Thursday.
OPINION: Issues of the environment and climate change are at the heart of a decision on the runway extension.
The endangered parrot was spotted in a Christchurch backyard, one of a handful of sightings in the last three decades.
Kiwis are hoarding some plastic rubbish at home because it can't be recycled.
OPINION: Why we can't leave our vulnerable native species to fend for themselves in forests where predators roam.
Drones can be useful environmental management tools.
Bugs splattered on windscreens used to be a familiar sight and while clean windscreens might save your squeegee, it has ecologists buzzing.
A shag with a fishing line and sinker stuck in its beak has been rescued on the New Plymouth foreshore.
Construction of the Waimea dam is poised to get under way with the build expected to take three years.
A wallaby has searchers on the hop after being spotted about 45km outside the marsupial's South Canterbury containment area.
A rat hunt is underway on an Auckland island after a person reported seeing a rodent.
A Wellington catchment could become the country's first to be made plastic free.
Is this the biggest hurdle for Government's one billion trees campaign?
A native carnivorous plant is blossoming in the Mackenzie Country thanks to a biodiversity restoration project on Lake Poaka near Twizel.
OPINION: Just like photo shops, petrol stations will soon go extinct, and your wallet will celebrate.
Two Project Janszoon webcams in Abel Tasman National Park are being used to keep an eye on boatie behaviour.
Officials believe toxic waste dumped at site of blaze that smoked for weeks.
Watch: A encounter with a leatherback turtle in Tasman Bay brings delight and joy.
Extinction appears closer for New Zealand's rarest bird, but DOC says help is on the way.