A range of households from Auckland's North Shore will help to evaluate the Council's waste service.
The Wellington suburb of Brooklyn has been identified as a feline flashpoint in a new cat-tracking study by environmental campaigner Gareth Morgan.
The mutton-birding season on the Titi Islands is cranking up.
Today, thanks to pest control, translocation and an egg swap, there are 30 breeding pairs of Kokako in the Hunua Ranges.
Prominent businessman Phillip Mills calls Govt's response to climate change "morally reprehensible", throws support to Labour and Greens.
Untreated sewage spilled into the Manawatu River and back through manholes in a low-lying Palmerston North street.
The first group of rare Chatham Island albatross chicks moved to a new breeding site have left their artificial nesting spot.
The kakapo has been named one of the most unique and endangered birds in the world.
A new system for dealing with wastewater could be a boon for the wine and dairy industries.
Abandoning areas in Christchurch under threat from the effects of sea level rise is "painful" but necessary, researcher says.
Male tuatara can expect lonely love lives as the climate warms - before they eventually become extinct.
The world's rarest dolphin could allegedly become extinct if a seabed mining scheme goes ahead.
Endangered bats in Fiordland could be wiped out if multi-million-dollar monorail project gets go-ahead, critics say.
A farm owner's desire to build a small bridge led to the discovery of a roosting area for a threatened native bat.
Hundreds of live salmon have been illegally dumped in a Canterbury lake.
NZ has no recycling facilities, and the list of recycled items Chinese buyers will accept is getting shorter.
Hundreds of NZ's largest giant weta will be released onto pest-free islands in the Hauraki Gulf.
Giant aphids have arrived in Canterbury, raising concerns about an increase in wasps.
PM says "hopefully we've seen the last of Japanese whaling vessels in the great Southern Ocean".
Activists claim victory as the UN bans Japan's whaling programme, but fear the fight will go on.
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