Kiwi conservation receives cash injection

Kiwi conservationists all over Aotearoa are celebrating after the Minister of Conservation announced a multi-million-dollar cash injection into kiwi... Read More

BOP to get $3.4m for Jobs for Nature programme

The Provincial Growth Fund will provide $11.88 million to fund fencing and waterway projects nationwide. Regional Economic Development Minister Shane... Read More

Improving water quality one native plant at a time

The first of more than 60,000 native plants have gone in the ground on properties which sit above the Kaiate Falls, to help improve water quality and... Read More

Bluebird conditions sees Ruapehu at capacity

  Skiers and snow boarders were treated to some bluebird spring skiing over the weekend – with both Whakapapa and Turoa at full capacity.... Read More

White Island could still erupt with no warning

  New observations since July show continued but relatively low levels of volcanic activity at Whakaari/White Island.   The Volcanic Alert... Read More

Time for the Great Kererū Count 2020

    It’s time for the Great Kererū Count 2020. Kererū Discovery is calling for all kiwis to get out and count kererū. Kererū only... Read More

Better future for inanga on the Whakatāne River

Whakatāne residents of both the human and fish kind are enjoying new inanga (whitebait) ponds and spawning habitat built in the river berm alongside... Read More

$19m for Kaimai-Mamaku restoration project

An ambitious restoration project is being planned for the Kaimai-Mamaku Forest. The Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage has announced a $19 million... Read More

Climate risk reporting first in NZ

New Zealand will be the first country in the world to require the financial sector to report on climate risks, Minister for Climate Change James Shaw... Read More

Mining approved for 150,000ha conservation land

New mining activities have been approved across more than 150,000 hectares of public conservation land since 2017, OIA documents obtained by Forest &... Read More

Sunday‘s national forecast

  The MetService advises that a couple of cold fronts, preceded by strong northwesterlies, are expected to move northeast across the South Island... Read More

What‘s on - markets, paintball, tennis and music

Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Nau mai ki te Ratapu. Kia pai to ra. There’s plenty to go and do today, with a fine day ahead and some southerlies... Read More

Readying nesting boxes for rifleman

  In the lead up to the titipounamu/rifleman’s nesting season, it’s not uncommon to find Barry Pethybridge in the Aongatete forest... Read More

National weather update for Saturday

  WeatherWatch advise that the weather will be mainly settled for New Zealand today due to a ridge of high pressure.   “The departing... Read More

New chic in red light district

Waiting for traffic lights to change from red to green provided Jannine Spiers with a brief moment to take a second look at an unusual sight. Perched... Read More