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More voices for Project Island Song

22 May

Three of the seven pest free islands in the Bay of Islands will soon provide safe new havens for saddleback/tīeke and whitehead/pōpokotea from Tiritiri Matangi Island in the Hauraki Gulf.

Pāteke return to Lake Opouahi

22 May

20 brown teal/pāteke were released within the safety of a predator proof fence at Lake Opouahi in northern Hawke’s Bay yesterday.

Pāteke return after a long absence

22 May

20 pāteke (brown teal) are hoping for good weather when they fly into Napier today on the last leg of their trip to their new home.

Māui Watch - Māui dolphin newsletter Autumn 2015

21 May

In the first edition of Māui Watch read about the start of the new population estimate, Māui dolphin day and a school fundraising event.

Historic Hooker Hut removed for safekeeping

21 May

Historic Hooker Hut has been removed from its precarious position above the crumbling moraine wall of the retreating Hooker Glacier, in Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park.

A place for you to volunteer

21 May

National Volunteer Week is happening 21–27 June. Get your family or friends together and volunteer for conservation!

Kiwi can fly

20 May

Four kiwi were recently released into the Rangataua Forest south of Ohakune. Three of them ‘flew’ in from Orana Wildlife Park in Christchurch courtesy of Air New Zealand.

2014 Aerial survey of Salvin's albatross at The Snares, Western Chain

19 May

This report describes the results and efficacy of an aerial survey of Salvin's albatross population size at The Snares Western Chain.

Change to Otago Central Otago Rail Trail e-bike policy

15 May

Following consultation, DOC has changed its local policy concerning the use of power assisted cycles (e-bikes) on the Otago Central Rail Trail.

Golden Bay Mountain Bike Club improves Kill Devil Track

13 May

Golden Bay Mountain Bike Club members are getting stuck in to improve eroded sections of the historic Kill Devil Track in Kahurangi National Park.

Camp host on Motutapu Island

12 May

Volunteers are needed from November to April at Home Bay campsite on Motutapu Island.

Mohi – the strong man in the scrum

12 May

Mike Mohi joined Ngā Whenua Rāhui in 1991. Through sheer persistence, hard work and good humour, he's since protected over 150,000 hectares of Maori land.

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