Wetlands are among the world’s most productive environments. Learn more about wetlands and conservation in New Zealand.
This bi-annual event will be held 10-14 February 2014. It brings together wetland scientists, managers and owners to share knowledge about wetland restoration. It is being held at Unitec Campus, Auckland and the theme is ‘Water and Wetlands: from Droughts to Storms’.
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Learn the many ways wetlands are important in New Zealand.
Find out about New Zealand's unique and wonderful wetland plants.
New Zealand's wetlands are under threat due to a number of factors. Learn more in this section.
View information about New Zealand's wetlands by region.
Arawai Kākāriki is a programme to enhance the ecological restoration of three of New Zealand’s foremost wetland/freshwater sites.
Find out some of the ways you can help protect and restore New Zealand's wetlands.
DOC offers a number of informational resources about wetlands including education kits, posters and stickers, information sheets and publications.
World Wetlands Day
National Wetlands Symposium Auckland, 12-14 February 2014
DOC's 24 hour emergency hotline:
0800 DOC HOT (0800 362 468)
Call to report sick or injured wildlife, and whale or dolphin strandings.