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In the 12 months through mid-2020, deforestation reached worst level in over a decade.
Opinion: The second stage of our climate response will possibly be even more difficult.
More than 650 submissions oppose the request to take more sand. Four are in support.
Kākāpō feature first in plan to genetically map every extant vertebrate species on Earth.
Scientists don't know enough about kiwi genetics to ensure species' survival, study finds.
Hauraki Gulf's crayfish now just at 3 to 12 per cent of unfished levels, study finds.
PM Jacinda Ardern has paid tribute to Rangitāne's "extraordinary act of generosity".
"It absolutely was crazy, I couldn't believe it," beach-goer says after amazing encounter.
A century-old pōhutukawa at risk after council left it off its protected tree schedule.
Other species are dying in the nets - and they don't keep sharks out anyway, experts say.
Footage of the Franz Josef Glacier retreating has been released by authorities.
Critics of the scheme are worried about nitrate levels and drinking water.
Opinion: New Zealand's Quota Management System is a global success story.
America's gas guzzlers will predominate for many years to come.
Packaging used for Pringles, KitKat and Toblerone is not easily recyclable in Aotearoa.
Prince Harry has paid tribute to Prince Philip in his first comments since the funeral.
Regional council estimated up to 1000 fish died along 6km stretch of Mt Somers waterway.
Control centre for methane-tracking satellite to be hosted by university space institute.
Editorial; Choice is important for parents wanting the best education for their children.
James Tibbles was an organist at St Patrick's Cathedral.
St Cuthbert's College says it now has 'robust child protection policies in place'.
Principals are concerned families with connections to the schools will be out of zone.
Julie Ann Hamilton died after an operation in hospital; hundreds have paid their respects.
Helping youth who dropped out of school in lockdown. Made with funding from NZ On Air.
But school says the claims aren't supported by evidence and are factually incorrect.
Auckland private school admits failure of addressing a sexual conduct by a staff member.
A digital divide gap is evident and disadvantaged societies can fall even further behind.
The probability of NZ's big-risk Alpine Fault rupturing before 2068 just got much higher.
Northern spots in for heavy soaking this week, but rain may miss where it's needed most.
Advocates say poor 'elitist' policy could perpetuate inequities rather than address them.
The agreement comes days before President Biden hosts a climate summit with world leaders.
Cities are at the heart of our response to climate change and some are doing very well.
The film director says Covid-19 has delayed plans to have the animals phased off the farm.
By focusing too much on individual action, do we risk shifting the blame from those bigger polluters? Where should the buck stop when it comes to ensuring we hit Climate Change reduction targets? Video / NZ Herald
Alerts were given at the right time, report finds, as contamination mystery drags on.
Climate change is bringing more floods, storms and heatwaves. Are communities prepared?
By focusing too much on ourselves, do we risk shifting the blame from big polluters?
Opinion: Polystyrene is estimated to take thousands of years decompose in landfill.
Urban sprawl is eating NZ's best land for crops, hurting our ability to feed ourselves.
What has decades of intensive dairying and urban sprawl meant for NZ's best land?
OPINION: Is driving really as convenient as we like to think?