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28 November

Martinborough winemaker receives conservation award

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has presented Clive Paton of Martinborough with the 2014 Loder Cup at a ceremony today, for his significant contribution to habitat restoration in New Zealand.

28 November

Clever duck app wins award for DOC

A software app that’s helping save a bird rarer than our kiwi won the Environment and Sustainability category of NZ’s Spatial Excellence Awards last night in Wellington.

27 November

The Alpine World

Saturday 10 January 2015
Come and explore the alpine world of Fiordland with botonist, Professor Alan Mark. Take a walk through the spectacular Gertrude Valley and learn about the amazing plants found there.

26 November

New Zealand sea lion: demographic model Auckland Islands

A demographic and correlative assessment was conducted of female New Zealand sea lions, aimed at identifying the causes of population change of New Zealand sea lion populations at the Auckland Islands.

26 November

03 December 2014: CSP Research Advisory Group

Get the agenda, minutes, reports and presentations for the third Conservation Services Programme Research Advisory Group meeting of 3 December 2014.

26 November

The Outlook for Someday

'The Outlook for Someday' challenges young New Zealanders to make a sustainability-related film. Find out how to vote for your favourite film in this years competition.

26 November

Whakawhiti korero newsletter: 26 November 2014

November 2014 partnership news from the Department of Conservation Auckland Region.

25 November

The great white butterfly project in Nelson

25 November 2014
The DOC great white butterfly eradication team has been up to all sorts of antics lately, keeping up community awareness and support for ridding the Nelson region of these pests.

25 November

Camp host at Reefton/Springs Junction

Volunteer camp hosts are needed at the picturesque Marble Hill and Slab Hut Creek camp sites. Marble Hill is located just east of Springs Junction and is the gateway to the Lake Daniell track while Slab Hut Creek is located just south of Reefton.

25 November

Blog: The tale of a takahē and his broken beak

To highlight Takahē Awareness Month, Kapiti Island ranger Genevieve Spargo, tells us the story of Ahoake, the takahē with a broken beak…

25 November

Mt Stanley Battle for our Birds predator control

The Department of Conservation has completed its Battle for our Birds pest control around Mt Stanley in the Marlborough Sounds to protect native wildlife from predator plagues.

25 November

Whales moved to Farewell Spit Nature Reserve

The Department of Conservation says that three sperm whales that stranded at Rototai are being moved to Farewell Spit Nature Reserve today.

24 November

Waikato Community Conservation Fund

Applications for the next funding round of the Waikato Community Conservation Fund are open until Friday 9 January 2015.

20 November

Identification of seabirds captured in NZ fisheries: 2012/13

Read about the identification of seabirds captured in NZ fisheries for the 2012/13 year (1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013).

19 November

A sustainable building vision for Taupō

19 November 2014
The new Taupō community conservation hub recently opened. Showcasing sustainability and creating a great working space for staff was the vision of project leader Herwi Scheltus.

18 November

Boat hire ends on Lake Waikareiti

The hire of rowboats for use on Lake Waikareiti in Te Urewera has been stopped following a Department of Conservation review of a recent search and rescue operation involving the boats.

18 November

The Battle for our Birds in Abel Tasman National Park

18 November 2014
Watch a 10-minute video Project Janszoon has made about the aerial 1080 pest control operation they undertook with DOC in Abel Tasman National Park.

18 November

Auckland Conservation Management Strategy

View the Auckland Conservation Management Strategy 2014–2024.

17 November

Booking huts on the Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit

This page answers some frequently asked questions about booking huts on the Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit.

17 November

Knocking the wind out of local wasps in Ruapehu

A new local initiative to reduce the number of wasps in the Ohakune, Owhango, Raurimu, Whakapapa, National Park and Raetihi areas is about to get underway.

 

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