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Charges laid for taking protected wildlife

03 July

DOC has laid charges in the Invercargill District Court against a Northland man for the alleged hunting and possession of a protected species under the Wildlife Act.

Working bee at Te Rere Scientific Reserve

03 July

Join the Department of Conservation and Forest and Bird for a weekend of conservation in the Catlins.

July 2016 - September 2016

03 July

Find out when Stewart Island hunting blocks are available for July 2016 - September 2016.

Whakawhiti korero newsletter: July 2015

02 July

In this issue: No 1 for Tiritiri Matangi Island; NZ’s rarest duck on Motutapu; Battle for our Birds success.

Protected species bycatch newsletter: Annual progress report

02 July

This report provides an annual update on the protected species bycatch newsletter which is half way through its term.

Push to mop up last of pest butterfly population

01 July

DOC is asking for continued support from the Nelson Tasman community for a concerted push in coming months to ensure the pest great white butterfly is wiped out.

Working bee at Long Beach

30 June

Come face to face with Lepidium juvencum, a very rare plant at its only mainland habitat. Take part in the working bee and help it flourish.

Puaka and Matariki manu workshop

30 June

Join Muriel and whanau from Ōraka-Aparima Rūnaka and make a traditionally styled manu (kite) to celebrate the time of Puaka and Matariki.

Appointments to Conservation Boards made

29 June

Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner announces 41 appointments to the 14 Conservation Boards across New Zealand.

Volunteers keep Silver Peaks tracks in top condition

26 June

Dunedin’s Silver Peaks tracks are in top shape for trampers thanks to the efforts of a small group of dedicated volunteers.

Reinstatement of the Rees/Dart tramping circuit delayed

26 June

Recent heavy rain and the new lake rising has caused restoration work to be postponed.

New season for Taupo fishery

26 June

The Taupo Trout Fishery season starts this week - get your annual licence online and be in to win!

Old Government Buildings open house

25 June

To celebrate Wellington’s 150th birthday celebration, DOC will be hosting a spectacular 'two day tea break' at the Old Government Buildings on 25 and 26 July 2015.

Māui Watch - Māui dolphin newsletter Winter 2015

25 June

In the second edition of Māui Watch read about the sightings process, learn how you can help if you are a cat owner, and watch some awesome video footage.

Tairawhiti Environment Hui

24 June

A hui supporting conservation groups with tools and knowledge needed to carry out successful projects.

Taupo Fishery: new season, new system

24 June

A new online licensing system will make it easier to get out on the water when the Taupo fishing season kicks off 1 July. From 29 June, keen anglers will be able to buy their annual licence from the comfort of their own home.

Intention to transfer and release species to a new fish farm

24 June

You can submit on an intention to transfer and release a number of species to a new fish farm in Nelson. Submissions close 24 July 2015.

Volunteering across generations

24 June

Partnerships Ranger Charles Barrie shares his experience working with volunteer groups, young and old.

Heavy snow causes black stilt aviary collapse

24 June

Heavy snow has damaged two of three aviaries used for captive rearing of black stilt or kakī near Twizel, but most of the birds are safe.

Volunteers make a difference at Whangarei Heads

24 June

Volunteering works! Just check out the difference volunteers have made to Whangarei Heads, in the north of New Zealand.

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