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 and heritage protection.
Get involved in volunteering, training, teaching, events, consultations, community projects and apply for permits.
DOC runs projects to protect and monitor species, restore places and manage threats.
Information on jobs, news, businesses and activities on conservation land, our structure and role.
DOC publishes a wide range of documents, many of which are available on this site.
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Careers at DOC
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