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A shag which spent more than a week at large with a fishing line and sinker stuck in its beak has been rescued and is now in the care of the SPCA.
A wallaby has searchers on the hop after being spotted about 45 kilometres outside the marsupial's South Canterbury containment area.
The Kaiwharawhara Catchment in Wellington could become the country's first to become "plastic free", a NIWA Scientist says.
A native carnivorous plant is blossoming in the Mackenzie Country thanks to a biodiversity restoration project on Lake Poaka near Twizel.
Images from Project Janszoon webcams at Anchorage and Awaroa in Abel Tasman National Park are being used to keep an eye on boatie behaviour.
ManawatÅ«'s only clean fill site is closed and its owner issued with an abatement notice as officials investigate whether toxic waste has been dumped there.
A group of sailors were thrilled to come across a critically endangered leatherback turtle cruising through the waters of Tasman Bay.
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A town in South Australia has had the hottest day in 116 years ago, with searing heat covering the state toppling records.
OPINION: Impossible as its goals may seem, Towards Predator-Free Taranaki 2050 has the potential to change this province like nothing else in the last 100 years.
The contentious Craggy Peak track up Te Mata Peak may be filled in but will be visible for at least another five years, according to a landscape report.
OPINION: Dave Hansford has launched yet another attack against those opposed to pest control in the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary, near Nelson. This sanctuary has just reopened, surrounded by a 14km pest-proof fence. It will be stocked with kiwi, kÄkÄriki and kÄkÄ.
A comprehensive offshore oil and gas well maintenance programme is set to start off the North Taranaki coast in February.