This Sunday is Earth Day - and it all started on Madison Avenue.
The area of land used for dairying increased 42 percent in 15 years.
It's New Zealand's oldest deciduous tree and the tallest of its kind in the world.
Why these youngsters will get us reaching for the reusable bag next time we go shopping.
"You mark my words," Simon Bridges told The AM Show.
Trans-Tasman Resources wants to mine the seabed of the South Taranaki Bight.
She says more coal will be burned if no more exploration permits for "clean-burning" natural gas are issued.
"It's really beautiful and assuring that we're on the right thing," festival director Jemima Robinson said.
But the Government says the industry is "grateful" for the clarity today's exploration ban will bring.
The Government has ruled out new permits for offshore oil and gas exploration.
MPI wants to introduce the tiny Samurai wasp to NZ if stink bugs get a foothold.
The Environment Ministry had serious concerns.
National is accusing Sage of interfering with the EPA's staff and threatening its independence.
Environment Canterbury is investigating the cause of their death.
The whales are stuck in a sandbar at the mouth of the Okuru River.
Local sewists are making thousands of reusable bags so shoppers can say no to plastic.