Up to 10 dolphins stranded at Whakanewha Bay on Friday.
Witnesses say orca could be seen swimming within 30-40 metres of the shore on Friday morning.
Tony Phillipson has been fined after Mistral ran aground in Golden Bay.
The cat has been described as a "serial pekapeka killer".
The move will have a destabilising effect on marine ecosystems and may impact tourism in places such as Kaikōura, researchers say.
Coromandel's Hilton Strongman has been guarding the birds for eight years.
Repair bills have risen nearly fivefold over the past five financial years.
Unless you're male, middle-aged and Pākehā, you're probably inadequately represented in your council.
A $30 million rollout by Auckland Transport will see barriers placed on some cycleways across Auckland over the next three years.
Workers started construction of a pipeline to transport the wastewater from storage tanks to a coastal facility before its planned release in 2023.
Hannah Blumhardt said online community groups were full of people exchanging ideas about how to avoid supermarkets, from crop swaps to bulk refill stores.
Some of the effects of climate change are now "unavoidable", the Government says.
Five separate flooding events were recorded around the country in 20 days.
A DOC ranger did a double-take when she noticed jacket-wearing cats being put into backpacks at Taranaki's Egmont National Park.
It comes as countries begin to limit or ban peat harvesting due to environmental concerns.
The hundred-day competition is one step towards eradicating all pests from the island.
Storms and flooding are already causing massive damage in Aotearoa and will only become increasingly common. So how do we adapt?
Researchers at The University of Queensland found that toxins from the ongaonga nettle activate pain receptors in a new way compared to other nettles they were familiar with.
An engineer said it was better than leaving the sewage to overflow onto people's properties.
Around 40 million items went out to students last year to tackle period poverty, but that success comes at a cost.