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Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Cameras will be set up in the forests near Reefton after some 'curious activity' was noted in the search for the South Island kokako, thought to...

Laura Mills
- Monday, 12 June 2017

Poisoning by 1080 and cyanide around the popular Point Elizabeth Track and Rapahoe beach has outraged dog walkers, who say they now have to keep...

Laura Mills
- Friday, 05 May 2017

The New Zealand Conservation Authority has asked the Department of Conservation to look at controlling the whitebait catch amid widespread...

- Wednesday, 26 April 2017
- Friday, 21 April 2017
Brendon McMahon
- Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Greymouth ratepayers will be given a deadline to connect to the town sewerage scheme and it will be strictly enforced, the Grey District Council...

Brendon McMahon
- Tuesday, 07 February 2017

A 36-year-old woman's survival in bush between Punakaiki and Fox River for the past six weeks was described today as "unbelievable".

Laura Mills
- Thursday, 26 January 2017

Picture courtesy Tara Swan shows what the bird would look like.

Listen to recording of the bird

Viv Logie
- Thursday, 08 December 2016

West Coast Fish and Game have come to the aid of the Paringa Salmon Farm and cafe, which lost as many as 13,000 salmon after intruders tampered...

Laura Mills
- Tuesday, 13 September 2016

The company behind the Queenstown and Rotorua gondolas and the Christchurch Casino has announced investigations into a gondola to view the...

Laura Mills
- Thursday, 07 July 2016

The Inland Pack Track near Punakaiki - which became a political football - is being cleared with explosives and will reopen shortly, three years...

Laura Mills
- Monday, 04 July 2016

The Department of Conservation had to shoot a fur seal pup after someone put it on the back of a motorbike while skylarking on the Hokitika beach...

Laura Mills
- Wednesday, 01 June 2016

The Paparoa National Park draft management plan proposes opening the door to helicopters flying people into the new Pike 29 'great walk', new...

Brendon McMahon
- Thursday, 26 May 2016

An icy spat between a couple at the top of the Franz Josef Glacier yesterday nearly saw the man and woman being left out in the cold � by the...

Laura Mills
- Friday, 13 May 2016

The route for the new Pike 29 'great walk' traversing the Paparoa Range has been finalised, and construction work could be under way before the...