NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope is broken, potentially jeopardising the search for other worlds.
A 15-year-old school student has developed a new test that could detect cancerous tumours before they become too advanced to treat.
Wellington philanthropist Gareth Morgan has announced his latest project: to make the whole of Stewart Island predator-free.
It's being described as one of the most exciting developments in in-vitro fertilisation treatment in decades.
Parliament has passed amendments to the Crown Minerals Amendment Act which restrict anti-mining protests.
An invasive water weed which could potentially clog hydro-electric stations is believed to have been eliminated in the South Island.
A whitetip shark found on Muriwai Beach over the weekend has been embalmed for the Auckland Museum's natural sciences collection.
Every time Los Angeles exhales, gadgets anchored in the mountains above the city trace the invisible puffs of carbon dioxide.
Ministers are hailing an agreement on the future Mackenzie Basin reached by interest groups but are not committing to it.
DoC is running out of leads in the hunt for a tagger who has defaced several walking tracks across the South Island.
A UK budget airline will create an artificial volcanic ash cloud over Europe this summer to test ash detection technology.
Residents dealing with the effects of a toxic fire burning in a recycling plant may finally be able to escape from the smoke.
The Department of Conservation is confident it will catch the person who tagged a number of structures on the South Island's Routeburn Track.
All over the country there's pockets of dioxin contamination that need to be cleaned up or "remediated".
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The two parties have settled a long-running legal battle which involves a financ...
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