Jess Cartwright
The Remarkables, Queenstown.
Avalanche hits Queenstown's The Remarkables
It’s school holidays, but where’s the snow?
More than a dozen of the rare Haast Tokoeka kiwi have been found.
Rare discovery of Tokoeka kiwi brings hope for the bird’s survival
Some Kiwi producers are moving towards to high end of the meat market.
Top international chefs fly in to sample new generation of prime New Zealand meat
1 NEWS took a trip to Lake Te Anau as GNS Science and the Cawthron Institute take samples as part of a $12 million project.
NZ's lakes get a $12m health check as 'beasties' and bacteria sampled
Determined mum who became advocate for young disabled people to receive Local Hero award
It’s the only region in the country with its own charge.
Stewart Island locals fear proposed visitor levy hike will deter tourists
Samson is back to his cheeky self, after he was badly injured in a bird survey.
Samson the Fiordland kea 'looking really alert' as he returns to the wild, nine months after concussion
The vines are burned to produce a unique form of charcoal.
Ancient process adopted by Kiwi farmers allowing grape vines to transform into fertiliser
Located on Lake Wakatipu, the playground cost $1 million, up from an original estimate of $670,000.
Take a look at Queenstown's new million-dollar playground
One man has been arrested following one fatal stabbing in Christchurch.
Man charged with murder after woman fatally stabbed in Christchurch - 'the tone of this neighbourhood has changed'
Cardrona general manager Bridget Legnavsky says she's never seen so much snow in May.
Woman and man injured in paragliding and skydiving accidents in Central Otago
The camps in Otaki and Roxburgh are closing next month, the charity running them says a lack of funding has forced their hand.
Families devastated about closure of support villages for kids with emotional trauma
Microplastics are one of the biggest threats to oceans, and synthetic textiles are a huge contributor to the problem.
Merino and natural fibres could help clothing companies battle scourge of microplastics
More than 400 representatives gathered at Irrigation NZ's conference this week to discuss the industry's future.
'We as farmers need to take some responsibility' - industry reviewing irrigation methods after criticism
The council is banning freedom campers from Lake Hayes reserve and the Shotover delta.
Queenstown cracks down on freedom camping at two popular sites
Kids in Arrowtown got their hands on sporting history, and practised sporting glory.
Commonwealth Games Baton arrives on NZ soil for final stop of relay after 230,000km
But fears tighter immigration policies will make harvest even harder have been extinguished by government.
There's plenty of cherries - but not enough cherry picker in Otago
The iwi is also celebrating the 20 year anniversary of its settlement with the Crown.
Ngai Tahu celebrate election of first woman leader during hui in Christchurch
More than 800 athletes from 38 countries have descended on Queenstown for the event.
Kiwi alpine ski team get the chance to shine on their own slopes at Winter Games
Jess Cartwright