Western weka, Sinbad Valley in FiordlandPHOTO: Sabine Bernert ©
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Sometimes New Zealand fur seals end up in places where shouldn't be – like this guy, who was sleeping in the middle of Shelly Bay Road on Tuesday.
New Zealand's endemic tarāpuka / black-billed gull has the unfortunate status of being the most threatened gull species in the world.
The Open Lab – a free mobile laboratory run by DOC volunteers – made one of its first appearances in Wellington recently. Both children and adults alike enjoyed working with scientists to find and examine live invertebrates with real lab equipment.
The Waikite valley of the Central North Island is steeped in geothermal activity, and home to rare geothermal vegetation.
View the most recent volunteer activities added to the website.
DOC will be meeting with Ngāti Rangi representatives about the use of dead birds for cultural purposes.
Following phone calls from the public concerned about the welfare of New Zealand fur seals in Wairoa, DOC is reminding the public to leave seals alone to rest.