"Voracious" wallabies could be making their way into Otago, raising fears the pest may establish in the region and threaten native plants, forestry, crops and pasture.
Ravensdown is replacing two stacks at its Dunedin fertiliser works in a bid to reduce air pollution.
A Hot Water Beach property owned by illicit arms dealer John Mabey is being turned into an ecological development featuring the biggest wetland restoration on the Coromandel Peninsula.
The former contaminated Fruitgrowers Chemical Company site in Mapua, 30km west of Nelson, is now safe for the public.
A survey has found New Zealanders are suffering "green fatigue" through constant warnings of an approaching environmental armageddon.
A leaked report recommends the Government remove up to 20% of Mount Aspiring National Park from a schedule of protected areas, opening the way for mining and exploration in the designated World Heritage area.
Arrowtown residents have been asked to boil all drinking water after a routine testing showed e-coli in the Arrowtown supply.
Plan change hearings in May on the controversial Arrowtown South project and on urban boundaries in the Queenstown Lakes district will be chaired by district councillors Gillian Macleod and Lyal Cocks.
A move by three companies wanting to develop dairy farms in the Omarama and Ohau areas to delay a Government-appointed board of inquiry dealing with the effluent discharges has been rejected by Minister for the Environment Nick Smith.
L and M Mining Ltd is on target as it moves through the first stage of its planned seven-year project to extract more than 110,000 ounces of gold, worth $170 million on today's spot price, from the Earnscleugh flats.
What do you consider when shopping for a new video game console? The games available for the console? How much it will cost you? What about the ethical impact of your choices? Do you weigh what the creation of that console does to the environment, whether it was built in sweatshops or contains supplies sold to fund wars?
Environment stewards, economic developers or both? Rebecca Fox talks to retiring Otago Regional Council chairman Stephen Cairns about the role of the local body.
A public meeting in Dunedin tomorrow will debate what an organiser says is "one of the biggest environmental issues facing New Zealand" - the proposed expansion of coal mining in Eastern Southland and South Otago.
Otago Daily Times reporter Marjorie Cook travels South Westland with a team cleaning plastic debris from remote beaches.
The Government will open up more protected land to potential mining beyond the first three areas announced yesterday, adding further fuel to criticism the plans put New Zealand's environment and green credentials at risk.
It is 32degC on an autumn day, 89% humidity. One-hundred thousand refugees are stranded in Texas, courtesy of Hurricane Ike. Could just be a bad day. Then again, it could be something worse.
The anti-whaling vessel at the centre of a diplomatic row may be heading to Dunedin to refuel.
Spread of the invasive algae didymosphenia geminata - commonly known as rock snot - is predicted to explode in South Island rivers.
The Otago Polytechnic will receive $28,250 to develop a course aimed at helping green-minded businesses grow into more environmentally sustainable ventures.