Have your say on DOC's proposal to correct the name for Paynes Ford Scenic Reserve to Paines Ford Scenic Reserve, which will accurately represent the connection of the Paine family with the location. Submissions close 20 March 2017.
Three juvenile whio were returned home recently to the Pureora Forest after having been rescued as eggs and raised in captivity.
Have you say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a concession to New Zealand Transport Agency on the Milford Road. Submissions close: 18 April 2017.
Due to extreme fire conditions in the Hawke's Bay district, DOC is closing some high-risk sites on public conservation land to mitigate risk to the public, staff and neighbours.
DOC's Director-General Lou Sanson thanks volunteers for the huge response to the recent whale stranding at Farewell Spit.
Last year our Port Jackson Campground became one of 10 new Kiwi Guardian sites scattered around New Zealand.
Camp amongst the kānuka forest just off SH7 between Hanmer Springs and Lewis Pass. Boyle Campsite is on the Te Araroa Trail and at the end of the five-day tramp on the St James Walkway.
DOC is increasing fees for commercial aircraft landings on conservation land.
The whale rescue to refloat stranded whales at Farewell Spit continued on Saturday 11 February.
Around 416 pilot stranded near the base of Farewell Spit overnight, with around 250 to 300 already dead.
Along with the Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust and others, we have completed the annual yellow-eyed penguins/hoiho monitoring along the Otago and Southland coastline. It's estimated that there are 260 breeding pairs.