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A government programme which could reduce truck emissions by a third has been put on hold with not enough freight companies signing up.
The incoming Donald Trump administration is prompting fears about the future protection of marine areas in the Antarctic.
Environmental groups say freshwater is going to be one of the critical issues in this year's election.
KiwiRail is looking at whether to buy another Interislander ferry when the Kaitaki's lease runs out in 2020.
The problem of people flouting fire bans in conservation land is getting worse, says a Department of Conservation ranger.
A three-car crash south of Whangarei left seven people injured, one critically, and caused traffic delays.
A Canterbury councillor blames three years of drought and irrigation over-allocation for the Selwyn River's dire state.
The Defence Force has spent tens of thousands giving young people grooming tips for job interviews, including hiring Real Housewife of Auckland Angela Stone.
Power is expected to be restored to Gisborne by late afternoon after a light plane cut electricity when it crashed into powerlines, killing two on board.
Coastal shipping will be under pressure to cope if South Island roads fail to hold up under extra traffic created by the Kaikōura earthquake, KiwiRail says.
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