This Department of Conservation (DOC) site has information about the protection of New Zealand's natural and historic heritage, how and where you can enjoy public conservation places and how to get involved in conservation.
Get information and maps for places to visit; national parks; tracks, walks, hunting and other activities; huts and campsites.
Learn about plant, animal, marine, coastal and land conservation, heritage protection and managing threats.
Get involved in conservation volunteering, training, teaching, events, boards, consultations and home or community projects.
Information on jobs, permits, news, running businesses and activities on conservation land, DOC's mandate, structure and role.
DOC publishes a wide range of documents, many of which are available on this site.
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A splash of colour for Huka Falls kiosk17 April 2014
Kākāpō nestcam streams live to the world17 April 2014
Rare bittern rehabilitated17 April 2014
Kākāpō nestcam streams live to the world
Blog: Takahē mission in the Murchison Mountains
DOC's 200 campsites cater for a range of campers