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Sarah Thomson took the former National government to court over inaction on climate change. Here's what she has to say about the Zero Carbon bill as it opens up for public submissions. Video
Increased pricing for tourists on the Great Walks tracks this past summer has meant far fewer tourists but an extra $2.4 million for the Department of Conservation.
A new report wants local body and central government to set targets for travel on foot, bike and public transport in order to reduce reliance on cars. Audio
A centuries-old kauri tree at the centre of a more than four-year battle to keep it from being cut down has temporary reprieve from the possibility of being cut down extended.
The Māori Affairs Select Committee has visited Ihumātao, a former Māori land now destined for housing development, and is set to make recommendations on its future to Parliament.
The debt of Housing New Zealand tenants wrongly evicted based on meth testing has been wiped.
Auckland has 89 of the 112 NZ's total landfills that are at risk from just half a metre of sea level rise, and dealing with them may come down to excavating and completely moving them.
Mana whenua of land that is set to have 480 homes built on it say they're prepared to put their bodies on the line to stop the development from going ahead.
A kauri tree estimated to be hundreds of years old is losing its protection despite the Environment Court saying it does its best to protect the threatened tree species. Audio
At today's National Remembrance Service there were staunch blokes in flannel shirts, mums and babies, school kids in uniform and dreadlocked sandal wearers. All standing together.
Mohsin Al-Harbi made a difference at the business where he worked - he exposed his colleagues to a new culture and left them better off, and now they are left mourning his loss.
New Zealand's gun laws are back in the spotlight after Friday's terror attack, and date back to the days of cutlasses and pikes.
As Canterbury police strap on their firearms for frontline duty, more and more officers are in support of arming their own, Police Association figures show.
The Department of Conservation has been working to confirm the size of the mast and preparations are well underway for controlling rodents if they reach threat levels. Video
After "tragic" losses at the only mainland northern royal albatross colony during breeding last year, 29 chicks have hatched this summer. But don't count your albatross yet.
Thousands of people are attending festivals around the country this summer, but Leith Huffadine asks, who's there taking care of the partygoers?
As we're being warned we need to take a different approach to waste and recycling, an initiative to improve sustainability is saving thousands of single-use coffee cups from the bin.
Climate change is a challenge faced internationally by emergency services but Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) says it's well-resourced and will have "a couple of decades" to prepare.
Parts of the country with low or moderate fire risk are likely to see dramatic increases in danger as climate change occurs.
Positions on the country's conservation boards are up for grabs and the search is on for a more diverse range of representatives.
A damning report shows life insurance companies have been putting sales and profits ahead of customers. Here is what you need to know before signing on the dotted line.