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Scientists say pushing the sediment from the Kaikōura coastline into the ocean could hurt anything from paua to seabirds. Video
In what could be the most expensive cargo the Interislander has ever carried, 30 supercars have rolled onto the ferry.
The Environmental Defence Society has filed court proceedings to try to stop farmers turning arid Mackenzie Country land into irrigated pasture.
A survey of the lake floor found gas and hot water were being discharged.
Citizen scientists around the country are the real winners from this year's conservation innovation awards, with funding awarded to tackle freshwater quality and kauri dieback.
The international Paris Agreement comes into force today but the UN warns a further 25 percent cut off predicted emissions by 2030 will be needed.
It doesn't make sense for one of the country's largest food processors to buy coal mines, conservation advocates say. Audio
The world's largest marine protected area has been given the green light after international agreement at this year's Antarctica conservation meeting.
New Zealand's oceans, coasts and marine wildlife are deteriorating due to increased pressure from humans, and the government says the changes pose serious concerns.
A "dirty dozen" list released by the Morgan Foundation accuses New Zealand companies of knowingly cheating when offsetting pollution. Audio
Landcorp will stop using controversial palm kernel as a supplementary feed on its farms from June next year.
The only things separating Keith Newman's Haumoana home from the encroaching sea are a road and a self-made protective wall. Video
More 1080 poison drops are scheduled for 720,000 hectares of land as part of the largest pest control operation in New Zealand's history.
The Treasury has raised the possibility of agriculture being included in the Emissions Trading Scheme after years of being exempt from charges.
A truck's trailer unit has rolled off a ferry in rough seas, leaving potentially hazardous containers of frozen pork in the Cook Strait. Video
A number of police stations throughout the country will be closed at weekends for a few months while construction work is done at front desks.
Research in climate change and freshwater ecosystems will take top priority in the government's scientific research plan for the next 20 years.
The government's proposed sell-off of state houses in Tauranga will only add to the city's social housing shortage, a housing advocacy group says.
A commercial fisherman is facing a fine of up to $100,000 and could lose his boat because of the deaths of 38 albatrosses. Audio
An international law expert believes NZ has been slow to sign up to an agreement that - if it were in place - would have made Britain more reluctant to go to war in Iraq.
The government's first social bond has collapsed, with negotiations breaking down and the provider walking away.
Ozone layer recovery could mean reduced occurrence of sunburn and skin cancer in New Zealand, scientists say.
Tourism and aviation industries put the Department of Conservation under intense pressure to allow more helicopter landings on glacier and snow sites, according to official documents.
The country's environmental watchdog has criticised the government's landmark environmental report released last year, saying it gives no diagnosis on the health of the environment.
Students are pushing for University of Auckland to commit to divesting itself from fossil fuel companies.