Auckland Council is warning people not to throw away electrical or gas items.
Ray Grubb was appointed in the role over the weekend.
Locals have had enough of loose road material repeatedly damaging their windscreens.
Bremworth announced earlier this year all its carpets would be made from wool.
The company predicts the move will lead to 10 million litres of milk consumed by Kiwis in 2021 being carbon-free.
"We're just a bunch of farmers but we want to do something about these totally unworkable regulations."
The flush left behind dead trout covered in sludge, alarming residents
A veteran farming academic thinks regenerative agriculture is a largely redundant concept for New Zealand because it has been practised here for years.
Researchers hope the map will help global conservation efforts.
Projects helping farmers improve the health of rivers, wetlands and habitat biodiversity in Canterbury and Otago are set to get a million-dollar investment.
"The recovery of our planet and our economies can and must go hand-in-hand."
The foul liquid is runoff from an old dump beneath the suburb of Houghton Bay.
It won the sustainability prize in the prestigious James Dyson Award 2020.
The New Zealand Fish and Game Council has changed its mind about removing the controversial chair of the Hawke's Bay Fish and Game.
A new study monitored two captive-breed tahr for a year.
A precautionary health notice has been issued.
Get Outdoors Week runs from November 14 to 22.
Farmers repeatedly complained that thick undergrowth on DoC land put their own neighbouring properties at risk after a devastating blaze at Lake Ōhau
"Just like a regular election, there are concerns over keeping the vote fair."
Conservation group Greenpeace has hailed a guilty verdict against a Nelson-based fishing company for its illegal bottom trawling in a marine reserve.