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The future of Wellington looks different for cats and dogs as the city moves towards predator-free status.
A plastic manufacturer says people are blaming plastic bags for wrecking the environment, instead of taking responsibility for their own wasteful behaviour.
The net is set, the high tide is checked, and the nation's ready for its annual whitebait taste sensation.
Regional economic development minister Shane Jones has warned backers of the Waimea Dam they have to do the "heavy lifting" to bridge a big funding gap before the Government will contribute more.
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff wants a study on the cost of processing all of New Zealand's recycled paper and cardboard onshore, asking for taxpayer cash to help fund the work.
A West Coast council wants a law change to allow windblown timber to be harvested from some of the region's conservation estate.
An elusive wetland bird with distinctive features has been spotted in Mapua for the first time in five years.
Evidence presented to Auckland Council by a community calling for action to save one of the region's "sediment stressed" marine reserves has been refuted.
An Aucklander is calling out "degenerate" dog owners who fail to pick up after their pets in public.
What looked like a log in a suburban Auckland wetland has turned out to be one of New Zealand's rarest and most endangered birds.
Constant changes to nitrogen modelling software have pushed Horizons Regional Council into changing its One Plan, which has already been subject to more than a decade of work and legal challenges.
Opponents of a proposal to build $300-a-night accommodation in the Fiordland National Park say approving the concession may open the floodgates to more buildings in the park.
A South Canterbury school is continuing to do its best to fight the decline of a native mudfish species.
Shell Taranaki says it continued to hold a banned firefighting foam, and used it five times, for 12 years because it was unaware of regulation changes.
Complaints about odour and smokey chimneys rang Environment Canterbury's phonelines ragged over the past year.
Sirocco the kākāpō is returning from his self-imposed exile for his first public performance in four years.
An environmental project hoping to get the community involved in restoring Taranaki's landscape is the first of its kind.