With a little help from modern transport, Tuku, the kiwi born at Kiwi Birdlife Park last year, will tomorrow be able to "fly for once in her life".
The shooting of a young New Zealand sea lion - a species as threatened as the African elephant or the kakapo - has shocked and dismayed those who work to ensure its survival.
Gerrard Eckhoff, the Central Otago farmer well used to understanding the science of breeding sheep to secure greater numbers and to improve meat and wool quality, has long advocated a similar approach to preserving some endangered species of our wildlife.
Some grand and Otago skinks could be relocated to an island in Lake Wanaka as part of efforts to protect the declining numbers of the western populations of the skinks.
An endangered bird once thought to be extinct has died after being caught on a longline commercial fishing hook in Alaska.
Fisheries Minister Phil Heatley shouldn't be using a new scientific report to tout New Zealand's fisheries as "clean and green", environmental lobbyists say.
New Zealand has renewed pleas at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) for Japan to lift its threat to hunt humpback whales in the Antarctic.
The first tuatara to hatch in the wild on mainland New Zealand in two centuries has been found in Wellington.
Ninety-five New Zealand sea lions basked on Parliament's lawn today as part of a demonstration to highlight that the government was allowing that many of the sea mammals to be killed this year.
Indonesia's tiger catchers have a double job - protecting humans from tigers, and tigers from humans.
Two kakapo chicks have successfully hatched on Codfish Island, bringing the endangered bird's population to 93.
The whaling season has begun with a Japanese hunting vessel leaving port for the Southern Ocean, Greenpeace claims.
She's about 80 years old and the last of her kind. He's 100. They aren't the most likely candidates for parents, but they are their species' last hope.
A rare penguin rescued after being found in an emaciated condition has been released back into the wild to find romance.
The Ministry of Fisheries is shocked by a dramatic drop in Marlborough Sounds blue cod.
Polluted rivers and streams are being blamed for the disappearance of whitebait.
Commercial fishers today lodged a High Court challenge to government measures aimed at protecting Hector and Maui dolphins.
Scientists are studying the diet and lifestyle of the late Steve Irwin's "bum breathing" turtle to help save it from extinction.
Some of the country's best-known foodies have signed a pledge to help stop shark finning.