SYDNEY (Reuters) - An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 magnitude struck in the remote Southern Ocean south of New Zealand on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - A serious bacterial cattle disease has been identified at three more farms in New Zealand, raising the number of affected farms to six, the country’s Ministry for Primary Ind

New regulations for New Zealand's fuel specifications will support the growth of lower-emission fuels that are better for people, the environment and cars, Energy and Resources Minister Judith Coll

The sale and manufacture of wash-off products containing plastic microbeads will be banned in New Zealand earlier than previously expected, Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson announced to

A campaign to plant trees to compensate for the impact of President Trump's climate policies has 120,000 pledges.

Freshwater improvement projects covering over 100 rivers and lakes across New Zealand are to receive grants of $44 million from the Government, Environment Minister Nick Smith announced today.

Scientists have named the new species the Hoodwinker sunfish or Mola tecta (derived from the Latin word tectus meaning disguised or hidden).

Australia and New Zealand should allow open migration for citizens of Pacific nations threatened by climate change, to boost struggling island economies and prevent a later mass forced migration, a

Canterbury has been hit by two strong quakes within hours. The 5.2 earthquake caused strong shaking near Cheviot just after 8am.

The Whanganui River is New Zealand’s longest navigable river, stretching for 290km from the slopes of Mount Tongariro to the Tasman Sea. The Whanganui River Deed of Settlement – Ruruku Whakatupua – is the culmination of over a century’s effort by Whanganui Iwi to protect and provide for its special relationship with the Whanganui River.

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