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.
Are you happy to swim in Tasman district rivers and off its coast?
Christchurch man Adrien Taylor thinks Trump's a "dangerous idiot" with an anti-science view. So he's planting 200k trees in his name.
Timaru election candidate says ECan must spend clean air fund cash.
Paua poacher inadvertently walks straight toward a group of fishery officers
Spring regularly comes early to Tiritiri Matangi Island with kowhai trees already smothered in bright yellow flowers
A native bird sanctuary which had 25,000 visitors last year wants to expand but doesn't have the dough.
Success as rare chattering whiteheads spotted exploring the Whangaparaoa outside of sanctuary
Ever wondered how climate change will effect your life? the University of Notre Dame has the answer.
People who don't want native bush cut for a new water filter station in a west Auckland suburb are heading to court.
Piha 's famed waves are under threat from a growing menace, surfers say - the sand dunes. But has the damage already been done to the iconic surf beach?
Botanists fear Porirua's new mountain bike track will destroy a native reserve.
Two very different responses as illegal dumping cases pile up in Marlborough.
DOC will let you onto this island paradise, but you'll have to survive a Survivor-like challenge first.
A young seal was found wandering the streets of an Auckland suburb on Wednesday morning.
Scientists thought a Tasmanian penguin was long-extinct, until DNA testing showed its "bones" were from three different species.
Massey University is no longer dumping more than 90 per cent of its waste.
A new plastic processing facility means 200 million bottles a year can be turned into recyclable food packaging.