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Several business in Wellington's CBD are without water as contractors deal with a burst water main.
Stormwater pipes in Wellington's Ōwhiro Bay will be flushed out today in an attempt to clear faecal matter from cross connections.
The government has today unveiled plans to make New Zealand predator free by 2050, but acknowledged we don't yet have the science to get there.
A dream to build a $35m Pacific Fale near Parliament is a step closer to becoming reality after Wellington City Council gave the idea the green light.
University of Auckland experts found the birds can judge statistical odds in a way only ever seen before in infants and great apes. Video
A group of farmers say proposed laws around preserving native flora and fauna on their land will penalise those that have already done the most to look after it.
Porirua City Council is scratching its head on how it's going to meet the costs of a $2 billion bill to bring its water network up to scratch over the next two to three decades. Audio
A new taskforce on Wellington water issues will examine the state of affairs that has led to the crisis in the capital, as well as come up with an action plan to be put to council.
Despite an urgent meeting about Wellington's ageing and leaking sewerage system it is still not clear when the problems are going to be fixed.
Wellington's water authorities will hold an emergency meeting today to try to find a solution to the onslaught of pollution affecting the city's rivers and beaches.
It's a familiar tale of small town New Zealand versus a government rulebook, and both of them refusing to blink. And all for a bit of raw milk.
Wellington's Owhiro Bay residents are fed up after more than two decades of human waste making its way into their local stream and bay.
The fishing industry is failing to reduce the number of seabirds killed by commercial longline and inshore boats each year.
Bubbling vents off Whakaari White Island are giving scientists a natural ocean lab to study the impacts of future climate change.
Health experts in China say the number of people infected with the coronavirus in Wuhan could be higher than 75,000.
A hui about a controversial housing development at Wellington's Shelly Bay has so far failed to win over some iwi members who bitterly oppose the plan.
Another broken wastewater pipe in Wellington means trucks are hauling millions litres of sludge every day to landfill in a fix that's expected to cost ratepayers $200,000 each week.
Women working as academic researchers in New Zealand can expect to earn about $400,000 less than men over the course of their career, according to new research. Audio
Just 14 of 76 general practitioners had written prescriptions for medicinal cannabis in the past year, a new survey shows.
Five deaths in people with epilepsy following a brand switch may be part of an under-represented level of sudden deaths in people with the condition, a study suggests.