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Christchurch's waterways are failing to meet quality standards and urban pollution is to blame, scientists say.
Skifields could face more regulation as concern mounts about the effects of climate change and the viability of their operations.
Fish and Game's chief executive has rounded on a Horizons regional councillor, who drew a parallel between trout and stoats when getting the council to ask people what they thought of the game fish being in rivers.
A school's project to make their town the "cleanest and greenest" in New Zealand is trickling through the community, with the only supermarket now giving shoppers a paper bag option.
The cost of large-scale flooding is beginning to be revealed, with the bill reaching $700,000 and a popular campground is closed until Labour Weekend.â
Dozens of protesters, including many dressed as cows, stormed a Dunedin office over concerns with industrial dairying in the Mackenzie country.
Almost 300 warning notices were dished but no one has been fined for having a smokey chimney in Timaru's clean air zone.
An elderly Auckland couple has been fighting a losing battle for 27 years against an invasive species of tree which is not even in their own backyard.
A blue mussel processing plant is the first Marlborough project to gain funding from the Government's provincial fund, creating up to a dozen jobs in the region.
The plastic bag's days are numbered in NZ, as the Government plans to phase them out over the next year. But what about all the other single-use plastic littering the country?
YOB the robin is flying high in the Far North, defying his three year life expectancy to be at least 10-years-old.
Defence Force land contaminated by toxic fire foam chemicals could affect negotiations as Marlborough iwi consider buying back property under treaty settlement rights.
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.