The plants form a "living roof" in the heart of the CBD and are aimed at restoring the mauri within the city centre and Tāmaki Makaurau.
The death toll attributed to dirty air from cars, trucks and industry has risen 55% since 2000.
There's concern that TetraPak, the packaging for many alternative milks, will end up in landfill if the Govt pushes ahead with its plans.
JOLT will begin rolling out fast chargers from July and plans 500 chargers in place in four years.
Sea sponges off the southern coastline have been found bleached bone-white for the first time.
Three longfin eels were found speared and left for dead in part of a river which runs through the Whangamatā Golf Club last month.
From the Government's $2.9 billion emissions reduction plan, $35.4 million will go towards supporting a transition for farmers, growers and whenua Māori.
Auckland Council told 1News finding a cow carcass in a recycling bin was "quite a surprise".
It took two six-wheeler trucks to clear piles of illegally dumped rubbish off State Highway 2 in Mōrere at an estimated cost of $13,000.
The scheme has been around for 14 years – but it can be a tricky concept to wrap your head around.
The group of five were were caught at Half Moon Bay with over 300 snapper - nearly 100 of the fish were undersized.
The Motor Trade Association is calling for a "scrap and replace" car scheme for all Kiwis.
As the Government hails its plan to reduce New Zealand's emissions as a significant landmark, opposition parties remain more sceptical.
Three male stoats have been trapped, leaving the islands and the taonga species they nurture one less challenge to contend with.
A new scrap-and-replace scheme for people to move to EVs and a nationalised curbside waste collection service is part of a significant $2.9b investment into tackling climate change.
In good news for trampers, no live bed bugs have been found since January and no dead bed bugs since March.
A Takeaway Throwaways spokesperson said they were also calling for targeted regulation and investment "to drive the uptake and scale of accessible reuse systems".
The rare species of sea slug has previously only been found in two places in the country.
When the air reeks of the stench of the burnt-out wastewater treatment plant in Bromley, Christchurch, Ally Enright hides in her bedroom.
Footage captured by environmentalist Geoff Reid appears to catch the man in the act of making off with the group's water tanks.