DOC's Kaitaia Office is controlling possums and rats over 443 ha within Te Paki Reserve and 138 hectares within North Cape Scientific Reserve. Find out important information, how it is happening, timeframes, and why control is needed.
Find out about local hazards, and outdoor and firearms safety.
Find out about hunting with dogs in the Far North.
A permit gives you permission to hunt on public conservation land. Find out about gaining access over private land.
Check where pesticides are used in the Far North.
Kauri dieback disease (also known as PTA) is a serious threat to kauri in the upper North Island. Find out how you can help prevent the spread of disease.
Apply online for a hunting permit or renew.
Hunting in conservation areas brochure
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.
Walking track categories
Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies
Email DOC's National Hunting Advisor