RMA to be replaced by three acts focused on environment, development and climate impacts.
Govt told NZ must cut cow numbers and get most Kiwis in EVs to hit climate targets.
Amid a pandemic NZ saw its seventh hottest year in 2020, carrying on a dire warming trend.
Some spots could hit 30C this week, with warm, sunny weather in store for most regions.
December 1 is officially the first day of summer.
New case justifies concern over sea ports being possible virus entry points, expert says.
Despite decades of work, NZ's native birds are closer to the brink now than 40 years ago.
Govt moves to turn around NZ's rampant biodiversity loss with ambitious 30-year strategy.
Parts of NZ sourcing drinking water from rivers regularly polluted with harmful pathogens.
NZ's buildings, water supplies and population rated at "extreme risk" of climate impacts.
Top-level panel backs replacing NZ's linchpin environment legislation with new laws.
Canterbury's cows singled out alongside Auckland's cars for driving NZ emissions.