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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.
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.
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.
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.
Get the agenda, minutes, reports and presentations for the third Conservation Services Programme Research Advisory Group meeting of 3 December 2014.
'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.
November 2014 partnership news from the Department of Conservation Auckland Region.
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.
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.
To highlight Takahē Awareness Month, Kapiti Island ranger Genevieve Spargo, tells us the story of Ahoake, the takahē with a broken beak…
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.
The Department of Conservation says that three sperm whales that stranded at Rototai are being moved to Farewell Spit Nature Reserve today.
Applications for the next funding round of the Waikato Community Conservation Fund are open until Friday 9 January 2015.
Read about the identification of seabirds captured in NZ fisheries for the 2012/13 year (1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013).
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.
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 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.
View the Auckland Conservation Management Strategy 2014–2024.
This page answers some frequently asked questions about booking huts on the Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit.
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.