Learn about places you can visit in Wellington, tracks you can walk and huts and campsites you can stay in.
Find out about the Wellington/Kapiti region's land, marine, plants and animals, heritage protection and threat management.
Get involved in Wellington/Kapiti events, education, boards, partnerships, funds and community projects.
Get the latest news about DOC in Wellington, its structure and role, and concessions and permits information.
Browse publications from or about DOC's Wellington region.
Kapiti is one of the few accessible island nature reserves. There you can observe birds that are either very rare or absent from the mainland. Access is by approved tourism operators only.
Built in 1876 to house New Zealand's new central government. Visit New Zealand's largest and grandest wooden building.
Footnotes - Wellington Hawke's Bay Conservancy newsletter (includes information from the Chatham Islands)
Wellington Hawke's Bay Conservancy Conservation Action Plans factsheet (PDF, 363K)
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
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