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Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage says the way waste is dealt with in this country needs to change, after a report showed that NZ's recycling system is fundamentally broken.
A new report shows the gender pay gap widens once a woman becomes a mother.
A 24-hour 'hackathon' is being held in Christchurch this weekend, the first event New Zealand has hosted on behalf of the French and European space agencies.
Victoria University of Wellington wants to drop the former monarch from its name to distinguish itself from similarly named institutions around the world.
New research shows how little is known about the ability of so-called biodegradable bags to break down, or how long it takes. Audio
A University of Canterbury student is hoping to help drought sticken farmers in his home country of India, using fog.
New Zealand researchers have found a much more effective way to calculate heart attack and stroke risk in this country.
A city councillor and the Forum for Māori academic interests at Victoria University want te reo to be included in the simplification of the education provider's name change.
Broken Bad - A Dannevirke group that has to hold its 'walk-in' clinic on a footpath is determined to tackle methamphetamine use in the small Tararua town.
Small satellites assembled by NASA and Rocket Lab will soon be making their way to New Zealand to be launched from the Mahia Peninsula.
Broken Bad - Methamphetamine has become so endemic in New Zealand there are now reports of primary-age children taking the drug to school.
Our agriculture waste should be used, rather than discarded to power this country to lower emissions, says one New Zealand company.
A range of sectors have come together, with the goal of working towards a sustainable future for New Zealand.
A new genus of ancient baleen whale has been identified after being discovered in the South Island's Hakataramea Valley, giving scientists new information on the prehistoric ancestors of modern day…
Two trampers from Kahurangi National Park have had a shock after bringing home what they thought was an empty shell of a giant land snail as a souvenir.
New Zealand radio astronomers are excited a rare star has been observed using technology they helped design.
It was a wet, cold and grey day in Wellington Harbour, but it didn't dampen the spirits of those marking the 50th anniversary of the Wahine disaster. Video
Food sources for the bar-tailed godwit on its annual journey to Alaska have been depleted, but researchers have devised a plan to keep them fed.
Festival-goers to Wellington's Homegrown music festival today are being cautioned that over-the-counter drug testing kits can give people a false sense of security.
Goodbye jandals and hello winter boots - a cold snap and possible dustings of snow is set to rudely remind us winter is coming.
Wellington's geographic challenges mean it may be forced to lead the way on sustainable public transport, Climate Minister James Shaw says.
The mothers of two young men who killed themselves while under mental health care say that when the system fails it should be easier and quicker to find out what went wrong.
Wellington's biggest music festival, Homegrown, is being encouraged by experts to have testing available next month to screen for a dangerous drug being sold as ecstasy.
A quick thinking student advisor in Auckland helped apprehend an alleged thief after they reportedly stole items from an international student and extorted money from him.
Young New Zealand women would better embrace op-shopping if it was less difficult to do and cheaper, a new study suggests. Audio