Officials said they had tried everything and had no choice but to shoot him dead. He was only 10 months old.
A river in New Zealand was awarded its own entity. The bill was passed after the Maori people lobbied for it for more than 160 years.
The view of wild dolphins from the surface is only the tip of the iceberg. Now scientists have access to their lives underwater.
A new study has revealed that Earth actually has eight continents.
While whale stranding in the country is not a new occurrence, the latest strandings are the largest the country has witnessed so far since the 1980s.
There's no longer a place on Earth safe from human impact.
Over 200 stranded whales in New Zealand were rescued by nature itself.
Excessive stress and diet, and not the cold winter, were responsible for the increase rate of heart attack deaths during the Christmas season.
Spiders are not the only animals that produce sticky substances to trap their food. According to a new study, the larvae of a glowworm group called Arachnocampa can also secrete adhesive substances that form like long lines of tiny droplets to prey insects.
Mysterious green and blue lights flared across the night sky as an earthquake shook New Zealand. On Sunday, New Zealand was rocked by a magnitude-7.8 earthquake. The shock was amplified after flashes of light appeared on the sky "during the peak" of the quake.
The USS Sampson, a US warship, diverted in a small coastal town in New Zealand on Wednesday to help in the evacuation of tourists and local residents from the 7.5 magnitude earthquake.
Small blue penguins in New Zealand are certainly getting a lot of love. Just recently, an underpass was created especially for them to protect them from vehicles and afford them a bit of privacy from gawking tourists.
There’s a good chance humans will be able to conquer other planets someday. For now, this dream remains in the distant future and people will have to remain earth-bound. Here are five surreal landscapes that’s (almost) as good as exploring space.
The ministry warned people to stay away from beaches and the coastal area in general.