View from the Kepler TrackImage: Daniel Deans | DOC
Show your backyards some love this Conservation Week. Get involved by protecting, growing, nurturing and caring for our nature.
It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. One of the ways you can get involved is by filling your garden with native plants.
Take part in events run by DOC, local businesses, and community groups during Conservation Week.
An activity programme for kids to learn about nature, earn cool rewards and go on epic family adventures!
Have a go at life as a whio, and be in to win an amazing adventure! Closes 22 October 2017.
Earn a medal in your own backyard by doing one of these conservation actions at home. During Conservation Week you can enter DOC’s photo competition by completing any action medal and taking a photo while doing it!
There have been two unusual and rare visitors to East Coast beaches in the past week. A leopard seal at Tokomaru Bay and a female elephant seal at Wainui beach.
The Acheron Road through Molesworth Station will open to the public from the Awatere Valley end in Marlborough at Labour Weekend.
A seal pup/kekeno has been mauled to death at Te Awanga by a dog - the second such attack in as many months.
People are invited to an Our Place: Our Nature family event with fun activities in Nelson on Saturday 28 October, being held to celebrate Conservation Week.