Learn about the benefits of conserving our natural and historic heritage.
Learn what biodiversity is and find out about New Zealand's unique biodiversity – its importance and what we're doing to protect it. There are also some ideas about how you can get involved.
New Zealand's indigenous biodiversity faces many threats, including loss associated with development, and other activities that use natural resources. Find out what role biodiversity offsetting can play in addressing this, and how it works.
CITES endangered species
DOC's 24 hour emergency hotline:
0800 DOC HOT (0800 362 468)
Call to report sick or injured wildlife, and whale or dolphin strandings.