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1 September 2014
There was an endangered southern right whale in Wellington's Houghton Bay today!
The Department of Conservation completed its Battle for our Birds aerial 1080 pest control operation in the Dart, Route Burn and Caples valleys on Sunday 31 August.
Saturday 1 November 2014
Get involved in a big community spring clean of Tasman Bay beaches in time for summer.
It sounds like a bad joke. What is green, stringy and lurks at the bottom of Waituna Lagoon? The answer is Ruppia. Or it should be. But right now the future is not looking very green for this aquatic plant.
This report describes the findings of a three-year study on the flesh-footed shearwater population monitoring and at-sea distribution in New Zealand
The Department of Conservation (DOC) is excited to be a part of the New Zealand Biological Heritage science challenge that was launched today (August 29).
Seven kahikatea were planted to celebrate a multi-organisation partnership led by Project Tongariro receiving a grant for restoration and preservation work at Te Mātāpuna wetland.
More than $8.5 million has been granted to support more than 100 community-based conservation groups to work on conservation projects alongside the Department of Conservation.
The Department of Conservation completed its Battle for our Birds aerial 1080 pest control operation in the Waikaia Forest in Southland yesterday.
Recreational hunting is an excellent way to get into the outdoors and to reduce the number of pigs, deer, feral cattle and goats on public conservation land. Hunters are reminded before they head out they can apply for a permit “online”.
Submissions close: Wednesday 22 October 2014
The Minister of Conservation gives notice of his intention to grant a 20 year concession to the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd within the Mt Richmond Forest Park.
The Government is to provide a $208,000 Community Conservation Partnership Fund grant over three years to Project Tongariro to advance the restoration and preservation of the largest wetland in the Taupō basin, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today at a community event in Turangi.
Wildbase Recovery Community Trust is to receive a $90,000 grant from the Department of Conservation to put towards a new state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility for birds and wildlife.
The Department of Conservation completed its Battle for our Birds aerial 1080 pest control operation in the Iris Burn valley in Fiordland National Park yesterday.
The Department of Conservation completed its Battle for our Birds aerial 1080 pest control operation in the Waitutu Forest in Fiordland National Park yesterday.
If you missed getting tickets to see the latest looks from designers such as Kate Sylvester, NOM*d* and Juliette Hogan, we’ve got your back, with this exclusive show from our very best designer… nature.
The Department of Conservation and Project Janszoon completed an aerial application of 1080 pesticide in the Abel Tasman National Park on 22 August.
View the Crayfish (Koura) Point high tide table for 2014.
The final stage of the 2014 pest control operation on Pirongia Forest Park and Te Kauri Park Scenic Reserve is expected to be completed by this weekend on Saturday 23 August, weather permitting.
21 August 2014
A 21st century educational programme with an East Coast flavour was at the fingertips of teachers and students right across the country in June.