The Central Otago township of Clyde faces a potential $34 million sewage system upgrade to meet national water policy standards.
Protest against water conservation order saw 400 tractors hit the road in Hawke's Bay.
Hours from a debate on climate change, the National Party has confirmed it will send a candidate.
Almost half of the kiwi released into the Hunua Ranges earlier this year may have been killed by one large ferret.
Meeting told Nick Smith will progress changes to national air standards.
An international expert visiting New Zealand says there's nothing stopping another outbreak like Havelock North, and tourists ought to be told.
Department of Conservation staff have found a second critically endangered sea lion shot on a Catlins beach.
Canterbury fisherman ran a lengthy black-market paua and rock lobster operation in exchange for cash, favours, alcohol and wild meat.
New research indicates planting mānuka could reduce the impacts of farming on waterways, as well giving farmers an additional income stream.
Wealthy benefactor George Mason offers post graduate students research funding
Cultural relics at a central North Island marae are at risk of being washed away due to erosion.
A Wairarapa rural firefighter worked 15 hour shifts for 14 day stretches to help battle a massive forest fire in Canada to save entire towns.
Testing of the Brook Stream post poison drop shows "no detectable residue", the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary says.
Police, probation and Fish and Game filed late submissions which the judge was not able to read in time.
A device making it easier for people to kill rats is a winner with squeamish householders.
Keeping global warming to Paris's target for 2100 is possible - but will be challenging, Kiwi scientists say.
Auckland Council's new wheelie rubbish bins are now in use across south Auckland.
Long saga to get dam problems sorted comes to an end.
Massive tyre mountain finally removed from Kawerau and Waihi sites.
Wheezing under Wellington house was from a bird with a bag around its neck.
Six kiwi have been released onto Mt Taranaki but the lads will be tracked.
Free guided walks are coming up to showcase some of Auckland north's natural treasures.
Three sentenced for reserve wood thefts.
Conservation workers say jet fuel spill affecting flights not likely to become environmental crisis, too.
A minority of dairy farms are using water equivalent to nearly 60 million people, experts say.
Dairy cattle numbers reached an all-time high of 6.7 million in 2014 but are on the decline.
Two English timber framers want to teach people how to craft their own structure from scratch using traditional building techniques.
OPINION: We're not quite there yet with renewable energy - but we're getting closer.
Auckland university hosting climate change event but refusing to sell fossil fuel investments.
Lake Killarney, nestled in the heart of Takaka, used to be clear blue. Now, even after a small amount of rain it's a discoloured mess.