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Final report: New Zealand sea lion research at the Auckland Islands 2014/15

06 July

This is the final report for the New Zealand sea lion research at the Auckland Islands.

Population study of Southern Buller's albatrosses on The Snares

06 July

This report presents a summary of the results of the collection of demographic data at three study colonies of Southern Buller's Albatross breeding at The Snares from 23-29 March 2015.

Conservation Services Programme Annual Plan 2015/16

06 July

View the approved Conservation Services Programme Annual Plan 2015/16.

Kākāpō Recovery volunteers: Nest minding

06 July

Help monitor kākāpō nests, keeping an eye on the mother's movements to ensure she raises her chicks successfully.

Kākāpō Recovery volunteers: Cook

06 July

During the kākāpō breeding season there are a lot of busy people on the island and having a cook allows everyone to focus on their tasks.

ILT Kidzone - Islands from Murihiku to Antarctica

06 July

This year DOC will take you on a journey south, setting off from Bluff you will travel through the Roaring Forties to our amazing Subantarctic Islands.

Kākāpō Recovery volunteers: Supplementary feed out

06 July

Help the Kākāpō Recovery Team with their supplementary feeding programme, which encourages the kākāpō to breed.

Rare white whale seen in Cook Strait

06 July

A whale spotted in Cook Strait has been identified as 'Migaloo', a rare white humpback usually seen off Australia.

Subantarctic fur seals spotted on New Zealand shores

06 July

Two subantarctic fur seals recently stopped for a visit to New Zealand shores, likely to be taking a rest on land while out exploring.

Charges laid for taking protected wildlife

03 July

DOC has laid charges in the Invercargill District Court against a Northland man for the alleged hunting and possession of a protected species under the Wildlife Act.

Working bee at Te Rere Scientific Reserve

03 July

Join the Department of Conservation and Forest and Bird for a weekend of conservation in the Catlins.

July 2016 - September 2016

03 July

Find out when Stewart Island hunting blocks are available for July 2016 - September 2016.

Whakawhiti korero newsletter: July 2015

02 July

In this issue: No 1 for Tiritiri Matangi Island; NZ’s rarest duck on Motutapu; Battle for our Birds success.

Protected species bycatch newsletter: Annual progress report

02 July

This report provides an annual update on the protected species bycatch newsletter which is half way through its term.

Push to mop up last of pest butterfly population

01 July

DOC is asking for continued support from the Nelson Tasman community for a concerted push in coming months to ensure the pest great white butterfly is wiped out.

Puaka and Matariki manu workshop

30 June

Join Muriel and whanau from Ōraka-Aparima Rūnaka and make a traditionally styled manu (kite) to celebrate the time of Puaka and Matariki.

Appointments to Conservation Boards made

29 June

Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner announces 41 appointments to the 14 Conservation Boards across New Zealand.

Volunteers keep Silver Peaks tracks in top condition

26 June

Dunedin’s Silver Peaks tracks are in top shape for trampers thanks to the efforts of a small group of dedicated volunteers.

Reinstatement of the Rees/Dart tramping circuit delayed

26 June

Recent heavy rain and the new lake rising has caused restoration work to be postponed.

New season for Taupo fishery

26 June

The Taupo Trout Fishery season starts this week - get your annual licence online and be in to win!

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