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.
Get information and maps for places to visit; national parks; tracks, walks, hunting and other activities; huts and campsites.
This section pulls together information provided throughout the site and sorts it by region.
Learn about plant, animal, marine, coastal and land conservation, heritage protection and managing threats.
Get involved in conservation volunteering, training, teaching, events, boards, consultations and home or community projects.
Information on jobs, permits, news, running businesses and activities on conservation land, DOC's mandate, structure and role.
DOC publishes a wide range of documents, many of which are available on this site.
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Wanaka conservation project prepares for beech mast 12 December 2013
Te Karaka kids send Waihirere Reserve pests packing09 December 2013
Wanaka prepares for beech mast
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DOC's 200 campsites cater for a range of campers