The offending has affected streams, rivers and waterways in every region of the country.
Company behind proposed waste-to-energy plant says it doesn't need resource consent to stockpile waste, but won't need to do that anyway.
Fears proposed nitrate cuts beyond the next decade will drive dairy farmers to bankruptcy.
Detection dog Mena has been sniffing out the homes of the flightless seabirds across Golden Bay.
Effects of marine farming likely to be "negligible" on king shags, commissioner rules.
Around 44,000 troops and aircraft made available for "unprecedented" operations to put out fires sweeping the Amazon.
It's not impossible to become a carbon neutral business - here's how.
OPINION: We are on an irreversible path to a climate which will not support human life.
She understands the sacrifices of being a party co-leader means she will be an absent mother and wife.
OPINION: The Amazon is having an arson-induced asthma attack. Soon, we'll all find it harder to breathe.
Facing local protests and under international pressure to contain fires sweeping the Amazon, Brazil's President sends military to contain blazes.
It feels like Taranaki's getting hit by tornadoes more than ever and it could just be the west coast province is in for even more.
International pressure mounts on Brazil to take action on the Amazon forest fires.
Is the rescue of the scenic Sunset Point an heroic effort by West Coasters, or an amateur botch-up?
A Richmond man is plugging into his electric dreams by starting a company that converts classic cars into EVs.
With tree sap on the move again, pine poisoners to ramp up efforts between now and Christmas.
Council elections are coming up - so how has Nelson council done on the major issues?
About 500 tents were abandoned this year following Nelson's Bay Dreams gig.
The huge mass of pumice was spat out by an undersea volcano, and is expected to bring new coral to the reef.
Can a farm, forest and lodge also be a native haven for NZ wildlife? Owners of Cape Sanctuary prove that it can.
A key route to West Coast's Fox Glacier is deemed too damaged and slip-prone to fix.
Wellington restaurant and eco-sanctuary counted among the best.
Two people caught in a mysterious Russian missile blast died of radiation sickness, report says, with their symptoms growing "every hour".
Nations around the world move to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time.
An oil giant will pick up the tab for a three-day hearing on its application to discharge a harmful substance off the Otago coast.
As the situation worsens for the Māui dolphin, a battle is brewing between the groups trying to save it.
The Government considered and rejected banning the import of fossil fuel vehicles from 2035 onward.
Keeping warm while protecting the environment can not only be costly, it can also be a real emission
For 100 days Langridge has stood on Parliament grounds for action - and he's getting tired of waiting.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro isn't just ignoring the huge wildfires, he's suggesting they're being staged.