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The Maui dolphin Research Advisory Group are focused on identifying and prioritising research for Maui dolphins that will help inform management decisions for their recovery and continued conservation.
Find out which tracks in the Far North remain closed to the public until further notice due to storm damage.
The Department of Conservation is disappointed to see the increase of irresponsible off road vehicle use at the Whakaipō Bay Recreation Reserve in Taupō.
Find out about the fantastic work being done on the subantarctics, New Zealand’s outstanding National Nature Reserves and World Heritage sites.
31 July 2014
Today is World Ranger Day, a chance to celebrate the amazing things that our hundreds of hard-working rangers do across Aotearoa all year round. Discover what our rangers get up to on an average day at work.
Submissions close: Friday 26 September 2014
The Minister of Conservation gives notice of his intention to grant a 30 year concession under section 17Q of the Conservation Act 1987 to Cruise Milford New Zealand Limited for staff accommodation units and a storage shed in the Cleddau Village, Milford Sound/Piopoitahi Fiordland National Park.
This report describes the results of population estimates and trend analysis of Campbell and grey-headed albatross at Campbell Island.
This report describes the results from aerial surveys in 2010 and 2013 to investigate the population size and trend of Salvin's albatross at the Bounty Islands.
Find out which tracks in the Bay of Islands remain closed to the public until further notice due to storm damage.
Goff, a male kiwi, was found dead last week in Tongariro Forest, within the core area of the Tongariro Forest Kiwi sanctuary.
A study of whio/blue duck in eastern Kahurangi National Park has shown the benefits of rearing ducklings in wildlife facilities. The study has also shown that aerial 1080 pest control has helped to increase whio numbers in the wild.
Hewn through steep hill country 100 years ago as a stock route, the Pakihi Track on the East Coast of New Zealand’s North Island, is now a magnificent wilderness ride.
Fonterra and the Department of Conservation (DOC) are a year into their 10 year partnership to improve the Waituna catchment and marked the moment with a Community Open Day today.
Read a draft report on on the at-sea distribution of Salvin's albatross at the Bounty Islands.
The recent rediscovery of threatened mōhua/yellowhead in Waikaia Forest, northern Southland, means an upcoming pest control operation is essential.
25 July 2014
The theme of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori / Māori Language Week this year is Te Kupu o te Wiki / The Word of the Week. Find out how DOC staff have been getting involved this week, and test your knowledge with our Māori myths and legends quiz!
We are seeking several long term volunteers to assist with delivery of the Stewart Island conservation programmes for 3 months starting in November 2014.
A New Zealand fur seal (kekeno) has been found dead on Taipa Beach.
The Crown and Ngāi Tuhoe have announced the appointment of the inaugural members of Te Urewera Board.
The House sat under extended hours this morning to pass the third readings of the Tūhoe Claims Settlement Bill and the Te Urewera Bill.