Find contact information on this page.
Visitor and recreation enquiries
Concessions and other permits contacts
To report damage and conservation emergencies
Call the DOC emergency hotline 0800 DOC HOT (0800 362 468).
Conservation emergencies include:
- conservation-related law enforcement (eg, illegal white-baiting, vandalism of huts and tracks, removal of plants from reserves, killing or catching of native wildlife, fishing in marine reserves, disturbing marine mammals)
- sick or injured wildlife
- marine mammal stranding (whales and dolphins only)
- safety watch (damaged and/or unsafe visitor facilities)
Call 111 for all fire and search and rescue emergencies.
Contact a local DOC office
Information for school projects
Look on this website for information for your project. We can't respond to student requests for information for school projects.
For more information see frequently asked questions, contact your local DOC office, or email conservED@doc.govt.nz.
Official Information Act requests
If you are making a request for official information held by the Department of Conservation, send it to the Department at OIA@doc.govt.nz or write to:
Official Information Act request
Ministerial Services Unit
Department of Conservation
PO Box 10420, The Terrace,
All other enquires
Check the frequently asked questions before making an enquiry