Fish & Game welcomes new farm wetlands guidance

Fish & Game is welcoming the new NIWA-DairyNZ resource to help farmers with wetland design and performance. "New Zealanders are becoming far more... Read More

Rare native mistletoe found in eastern BOP

Mummy didn’t get caught kissing Santa Claus but threatened native mistletoe has been discovered in a corner of the Eastern Bay of Plenty where... Read More

Local farmers offered free climate change help

  Farmers and growers surrounding the degraded Waihī Estuary are being urged to seek free support and financial help from local environmental... Read More

Call to battle litter in our backyards

This week, iconic charity Keep New Zealand Beautiful launches Backyard Battle, a citizen science programme which aims to identify the origins of litter... Read More

Freshwater ecosystems under threat in warming NZ

Nature is taking with one hand and giving with the other when it comes to Aotearoa New Zealand’s freshwater ecosystems. University of Canterbury... Read More

Freshwater ecosystems under threat in warming NZ

Nature is taking with one hand and giving with the other when it comes to Aotearoa New Zealand’s freshwater ecosystems. University of Canterbury... Read More

Rare fish species found in Ōhiwa

New and rare fish species have been discovered by Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council scientists in the Nukuhou catchment. The announcement... Read More

Scholar excited to mingle with seismic superstars

Geoscientist Jesse Kearse can’t wait to board a plane to California to finally take up his Fulbright-EQC scholarship and tap into the brightest... Read More

Earthquake science kits coming to the East Coast

The National Emergency Management Agency - NEMA  - has awarded $28,000 of their Resilience Fund to East Coast LAB for their collaboration with House... Read More

Health warning lifted for Lake Okaro

A health warning issued for Lake Okaro has now been lifted by the local Medical Officer of Health. Water testing, along with visual observations and... Read More

The hidden oasis of Tarawera Falls

  It took half an hour of bumping up and down a gravel forestry road near Kawerau to end up at the Tarawera Falls carpark.   Although most... Read More

The right tree in the right place

The increasing frequency and severity of flooding events across the country is highlighting the importance of erosion control initiatives. Te Uru Rākau–... Read More

Heightened volcanic unrest continues at Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu is continuing to show signs of heightened unrest with high levels of volcanic gas emissions and strong tremors being observed. The Crater... Read More

New waka to elevate protection of taonga species

Te Arawa lakes have a new defender on the water from this week, with the official blessing and launching of a new 5.3 metre-long waka to support Te Arawa... Read More

New links in chain of Great Rides cycle trails

More of New Zealand’s most stunning landscapes, culture and heritage destinations will be showcased by the addition of two new cycle trails to... Read More