Holes were cut in a Nelson bird sanctuary fence, locks glued and trees felled across a track ahead of poison drop.
Finally it's official. Murray Chong is standing for NZ First in New Plymouth.
A couple of takahe are heading to the hills of Karori to retire.
Residents of a North Canterbury subdivision have been told their land might be contaminated, despite test results indicating it's clear.
Why the former US vice-president is grateful to have a found a way to make a difference outside the political world.
With a mere 20 sustainable homes, Auckland is well behind its own targets for warmer, healthier houses.
OPINION: The public has been calling on the government to take action to protect freshwater, but the emergency call is getting put on hold.
One year on from Havelock North water crisis, communities send message to government.
Kapiti town ditches plastic seawall plan after it's revealed it would've been far from beautiful.
Twilight vigils across the country commemorated the first anniversary of the Havelock North drinking crisis.
"Straws are used for five minutes but are on the planet for 400 years."
Online rage bubbles over after stormwater mistaken for sewage in Gisborne.
It's raging furiously at the moment, but a target to increase the Ashburton rivers flow is making slow progress.
Some of Wellington's rarest plant species given new life with coastal project on late Bruce Stewart.
Outgoing Green MP Steffan Browning believes the aquaculture industry need higher standards for it to have a sustainable future.
A spectacular double rainbow had one motorist looking for the pot of gold.
The results are in, and the people are pushing for a charge on plastic bags.
Region of wine, fruit and farms can't handle any more as council turns tap off on all new consents.
Owner sings praises as electric vehicle numbers in Wellington double in a year.
Zoo vets found an inoperable tumour in Jaka's intestines, which had spread to other parts of his body.
Sea bed mining activists say more mining planned after South Taranaki application set precedent.
A boring machine for an exciting tunneling project on Auckland's North Shore
What could be Timaru's final woodburner meeting will be attended by ECan staff as well as election candidates, and follows months of unease around the rule.
First female tramping president a far cry from tight shorts and chaperones for women.
A dual-use track would give the public better access to Washdyke Lagoon, known for its rich wildlife - but not everyone is happy with the idea.
OPINION: It may have been approved but iron sand mining is far from a certainty off the Taranaki coast.
West Auckland could be the resting place of a national butterfly centre, after moth and butterfly experts floated the idea.
Sounds of excitement were heard from Cambridge Kindergarten children when their new tree was planted.
One long-term resident leopard seal has scientists scratching their heads - are there more of them out there?
The velvetleaf-detecting dog, Rusty, is making waves again, this time winning an award for his sniffing skills.