Find events happening in your area. Some regional events are part of national events such as Conservation Week.
Northland, regular training days or on requestPut your dog through Kiwi/bird aversion training and learn more about kiwi and the threat dogs are to them, especially in Northland.
Sunday 21 December 2014 Commemorate the bicentennial of the first pākehā settlement established in accord with, and under the protection of, Māori. The Governor-General will attend and formally open the Park.
Auckland, every Monday and Friday during the school term Visit some of the hidden treasures of the Rodney area by participating in this programme.
1–31 January 2015The Kauaeranga Visitor Centre runs the summer Eco-Arts Festival in the Coromandel.
WaikatoPureora hunters gathered for the annual prize giving of the 2014 Pureora Forest Park Hunting Competition.
Closed 1 December 2014
This was a chance for locals to show local tracks and trails administered by Department of Conservation.
Thanks to those who entered the Mountain Safety Council colouring competition.
Central North Island, summer 2015 Showcasing, celebrating and acknowledging all things conservation, Mahi Aroha brings together the Central Plateau’s stunning natural and historical treasures in an exciting summer programme.
Find out more about the 2014 Sika Show in Taupo.
Wairarapa, year roundTake a guided tour along an educational trap line and explain the reasoning, process and results of forest restoration. Available year-round.
Wellington/KapitiRestoration Day is an annual conference for community groups and individuals involved with environmental restoration projects in the Wellington region.
January to March 2015Discover Marlborough’s and Kaikoura’s amazing natural areas with the Summer Explorer Programme. Grab your friends and family for some adventures with DOC and local clubs and organisations.
Come along to this evening talk, presented by Professor Alan Mark, and learn about Fiordland's amazing alpine vegetation.
Friday 16 January 2015 The nightlife in the Eglinton Valley is amazing. Come and listen to bird calls from the forest over a BBQ tea as the day ends.
Saturday 7 March 2015 Enjoy a magic day out in the Murchison Mountains. Follow in the footsteps of Doc Orbell and see where takahē were rediscovered in 1948. .
Fiordland, dailyMake the most of this wonderful daily opportunity to join DOC rangers as they feed our beautiful takahē at Te Anau Wildlife Centre.
Come along to the Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre for a special screening of Battling Extinction, a short film about New Zealand's native bats. Filmmaker Sarah Cull-Luketina will be introducing the film and answering questions after the screening.
Saturday 10 January 2015Come and explore the alpine world of Fiordland with botonist, Professor Alan Mark. Take a walk through the spectacular Gertrude Valley and learn about the amazing plants found there.
Conservation Week and other national events
For more information contact your local DOC office