Find out about DOC's vision, role and statutory mandate.
Information on the Conservation Act, National Parks Act and other key legislation guiding DOC's work.
Find information on surveys and research results on visitor use.
DOC works with iwi and hapū in most aspects of our conservation efforts.
View DOC's range of interactive mapping tools, as well as maps of conservation areas managed by the Department.
The New Zealand government is signatory to a number of international agreements that impact on DOC's work.
DOC provides policy advice and service to Ministers and to a range of statutory bodies.
Find DOC's corporate publications including the Annual Report and Statement of Intent.
Watch this video to find out about the wide range of people who are getting involved and working with DOC to look after our special places, plants and animals.