DOC staff member welcomes visitors to Tiritiri Matangi Scientific ReservePHOTO: Stefan Marks | Creative Commons
Our approach to managing New Zealand’s natural and historic heritage.
The Conservation Act 1987, National Parks Act 1980 and other key legislation guide DOC's work.
Find DOC's corporate publications including the Annual Report and Statement of Intent.
DOC was launched in 1987 - find out about some of our history.