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.
Information and maps for parks and reserves, tracks, hunting, huts and campsites.
Learn about plant, animal, marine and land conservation and heritage protection.
Join in volunteering, training, teaching, events and projects and apply for permits.
DOC runs projects to protect and monitor species, restore places and manage threats.
Information on jobs, news, our structure and role, policies and plans.
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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Battle for our Birds
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Bumper tuatara season on Little Barrier Island03 March 2015
Think twice before buying wildlife products03 March 2015
Dairy industry with NEXT Foundation and DOC join forces to accelerate investment in predator control26 February 2015
Kids competition running Term 1, 2015
Blog: Lake Okareka camping
Have an amazing holiday around our marine reserves