The government has stepped in to clean up the vast West Coast rubbish spill, after local authorities ran out of cash to finish the job. But what's being done to stop it happening elsewhere? Audio
Samoan-born, New Zealand-based climate scientist Penehuro Lefale says the global climate crisis will continue with devastating effect unless fossil fuels are…
The Department of Conservation will take charge of riverbed cleanup after Fox River landfill burst open during floods.
Just over $145,000 from the Tasman mayoral fund has been paid out to people affected by the February fires.
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Samoan-born, New Zealand-based climate scientist Penehuro Lefale says the global climate crisis will continue with devastating effect unless fossil fuels are completely phased out.
Plaman Resources, the company behind a controversial mineral mine in inland Otago, has been placed into voluntary receivership. Audio
A geological treasure trove described as New Zealand's Pompeii has been granted a stay of execution after the company behind a controversial plan to mine the site went into receivership.
The students who organised the student climate change strikes are now calling for everyone in NZ to hit the steets and get involved. Audio
A recent decision to approve access permits for coal mining on Crown land passed all the legal tests required.
A leading dolphin expert says the fishing industry is using diseases like toxoplasmosis as a scapegoat for dolphin deaths.
The Conservation Department and Fisheries New Zealand estimated that on… Audio
Wellington City Council looks set to join the growing list of cities declaring a climate emergency.
Wellington's being told the city needs to come up with innovative ways to pay for climate change mitigation and prevention.
The council will debate whether to declare a climate emergency, at the same… Audio
The government is standing firm it will address commercial water bottling as previously promised before the election.
Autumn leaves might be beautiful, but they can definitely clog up a drain - as Hamiltonians will attest. Audio
Wastewater overflows into the environment are less harmful than having it flow back into people's homes, the Queenstown Lakes District Council says.
Environmentalists and fishers disagree over the impact a disease caused by cat faeces is having on Māui and Hector's dolphins. Audio
Students who organised the school climate strikes are planning even larger collective action, and want the whole population to get involved.
Wellington Waste Water is warning people not to put cooking fat down their kitchen sinks, or treat the loo like a waste bin, after a blockage contaminated the harbour with fat and sewage. What happens… Audio
Forest and Bird says there are significant gaps in the government's proposal to protect Maui and Hector's dolphins.
The government is proposing to significantly expand areas of ocean around New… Audio
Fishing skippers say they will be put out of business if proposals to protect endangered dolphins by significantly expanding areas where set nets and trawl nets can't be used go ahead.
The government… Audio
Cats, not fishing nets, are by far the biggest threat to dolphins according to a proposed threat management plan released by Fisheries New Zealand and the Department of Conservation. Video
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