Toxic algae has spoiled the plans of those wanting to cool off with a dip in the Hutt River.
Water scientists debate a system to measure, monitor and report the health of rivers in New Zealand.
Perhaps there's something in the water. Or the trees.
Environmental groups applaud Christchurch City Council’s stance against deep-sea oil drilling off the Canterbury coast.
Fall in petrol prices makes it harder for NZ to meet greenhouse gas targets, climate expert says.
Kapiti Coast residents are using far less water since the introduction of metered charging last year.
Kevin Probyn is disgusted over management of the Meeting of the Waters reserve.
Timaru has recorded its first high pollution day for the year - in the middle of summer.
Dog owners have been warned to keep their animals away from the Hutt River after toxic algae were found in it.
Feilding tangata whenua "furious" wastewater will still be piped into Oroua River.
Tonga's disruptive volcano has gone quiet, leaving behind a temporary island of ash.
Efforts stepped up to improve health and longevity of treasured Waipa water attraction.
Shark freed from fishing line
Wellington's blue shark is has hook embedded in it after a brief flirtation with a fishing rod.
Beautiful 1-2m predator makes capital home
People have been warned not to get too close to a Blue Shark seen in a Wellington Lagoon.
Plan for Feilding wastewater approved despite clash with Horizons plan and River Leaders' Accord.
More than $70,000 has been committed to projects aimed at enhancing the Manawatu River.
DOC volunteers have fun
Thousands of people give up their holidays to volunteer for the Department of Conservation.
A prestigious grant is allowing two Waikato professors to organise an international climate justice debate.
A truck has spilled 500 litres of toxic acid near Feilding, on the road to Awahuri.
A total fire ban comes into force at midnight tonight for rural South Canterbury as the region's drought-like conditions continue.