This Department of Conservation (DOC) site has information about the protection of New Zealand's natural and historic heritage, how and where you can enjoy public conservation places and how to get involved in conservation.
Information and maps for parks and reserves, tracks, hunting, huts and campsites.
Learn about plant, animal, marine and land conservation and heritage protection.
Join in volunteering, training, teaching, events and projects and apply for permits.
DOC runs projects to protect and monitor species, restore places and manage threats.
Information on jobs, news, our structure and role, policies and plans.
DOC publishes a wide range of documents, many of which are available on this site.
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Careers at DOC
Apply for permits
Battle for our Birds
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DOC to develop new guidelines21 January 2015
Fire risk triggers partial closure of Matiu/Somes Island20 January 2015
Whitebaiters prosecuted for breaches of the regulations20 January 2015
DOC’s response to Ombudsman’s Routeburn opinion
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Have an amazing holiday around our marine reserves