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Department of Conservation staff are facing a torrent of online threats and abuse following a recent spike in anti-1080 protests. Audio
Overseas buyers are legally required to get consent to buy sensitive land, but the lack of consent does not stop people actually buying that land.
Cat owners fear their pets will die if a plan goes ahead to alert fewer homeowners when a deadly poison is laid to kill feral cats.
The chief executive of Ngai Te Rangi will be writing to the Police Commissioner to find out what their next action is over the case of Te Awanuiarangi Black.
Community and business leaders in regions abandoned by Air New Zealand say the airline's big profit means it should rethink how it runs its business.
An Australian immigration lawyer believes New Zealanders detained in Australia may have a window of opportunity for them to stay now that Peter Dutton has resigned. Audio
Community leaders in the regions set to get a boost in police numbers say officers will need to earn some trust by walking their new beats.
A commercial ban on whitebait would force trade into a black market, a fishing group says.
The future of the publicly funded hunters body, the Game Animal Council, hangs in the balance with the Minister of Conservation putting it under review.
Regional councils are letting dairy farmers get away with breaking their own rules, according to a report just released by Forest and Bird.
Construction insiders say the risk contractors are taking in building projects are behind the collapse of a number of firms, and government contracts have a hand in it. Audio
The kiwifruit industry is facing a shortfall of 7000 workers as it predicts it will double in value in the next ten years.
Gene-drive technology has the potential to wipe out whole species and the Sustainability Council says the technology is a biosecurity threat and needs urgent global regulation.
A lower North Island council is so confident of its environmental track record it would welcome a government inquiry.
The eels from the Hōkio Stream in Levin used to be a source of great pride for local hapū, Ngāti Pareraukawa, but after years of degradation to the waterway, they are a source of embarrassment and…
Native trees could help clean up lakes and rivers and provide a solution to New Zealand's nitrogen and effluent problem.
Wellington's Ethiopian community usually come together in times of turmoil, but last night they met to celebrate their new leader and the end of conflict in their home country.
The commissioner for the environment wants the government to take more urgent action tackling the confusion over compostable and biodegradable plastic. Audio
The Ministry for Primary Industries has had to revise its list of species which can be planted for the Billion Tree programme after it was revealed it was recommending pest weeds.
The Dunedin businessman behind a planned mega-dairy conversion in the Mackenzie Basin is shrugging off criticism from Fonterra about further intensification on the vulnerable landscape.
The Environment Minister will look at tougher, new proposed water quality standards to replace the much-slated ones that National brought in last year.
Farmers want Shane Jones to keep out of their business and leave them to deal with Fonterra.
Antarctica has lost about three trillion tonnes of ice since 1992 and scientists say the window of opportunity to prevent major meltdown of the icesheets is narrowing. Audio
A freshwater scientist is warning that the discovery of an algae which can create lake snow in Lake Taupō could be disastrous and needs to be taken seriously.
The Environment Court has thrown out a developer's attempt to build up to 1500 houses on protected land by the Okura Estuary north of Auckland. Audio