HealthPost Nature Trust chairman Peter Butler says the goal is to return the area to how it used to be.
The Government has begun drafting a bill to ban new mines on conservation land but is yet to commit to a time frame for the legislation.
An algae that causes a substance called lake snow has been found at lakes near Rotomairewhenua or Blue Lake.
On Thursday afternoon, Wellington's Lyall Bay was closed for two hours when a large shark made an appearance - a scientist says they're becoming more common.
Environmentalists, Indigenous people and voters sympathetic to their causes were important to Lula's victory and now he's seeking to fulfil his promises.
They will be hand-fed and cared for by a team of trained volunteers for up to six weeks until they fledge
Last November, 11 North Island brown kiwi were released into the Mākara hills after an ambitious pest eradication project.
To protect the Kiwi icon's dwindling population, conservationists have begun breeding them in a special facility.
The immersive sea cave experience gives guests the chance to get hands-on.
The six carved items were found during searches of addresses in Auckland's Glenfield and Epsom.
The new facility can supply whitebait for consumption all year round.
Named Ngā Tipuna, the new plan has several strategies aimed at restoring the maunga, but first must overcome funding problems.
The wasp will soon grace the flower buds of Sydney golden wattle in the Manawatū-Whanganui region.
Oceans and Fisheries Minister David Parker says the changes will aid recovery stocks and further support the sustainability of these fish.
Of the top 300 companies in the Fortune 500, 72% are trying to fight plastic pollution. However, most are recycling plastics instead of giving them up.
The eggs are believed to have been taken from the Taiaroa Head/Pukekura colony, in what DOC has described as an "unusual" and "devastating" event.
You can now find fish leather in upscale New York bags, Texas cowboy boots and in a striking image from Rihanna’s Vogue pregnancy photoshoot.
Vets at Wellington Zoo have saved the life of an injured eel with a head wound suspected to be caused by illegal fishing.
The organisation published an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today.
It has been decades since the distinctive calls of the cheeky native parrot, kākā, have been heard in New Plymouth - but now the bird is back.