Find some fun art and craft activities for children.
Motivate your kids to get outside. Here's an easy and fun way to keep track of how much time your kids are spending outdoors versus indoors, watching TV or on the computer.
Help stop the spread of weeds in New Zealand. Earn a Kiwi Guardians medal for becoming a warrior in the War of Weeds!
Use your detective skills and help us track down pests like rats, stoats and mice. Earn a Kiwi Guardians medal for becoming a Pest Detective!
Earn a Kiwi Guardians medal by creating a wētā 'motel' in your backyard! It's a home for wētā to crawl into, to protect them from being eaten by introduced predators like rats, stoats, cats and hedgehogs.
This booklet is full of practical ideas and activities for exploring nature with children, both in your own backyard or further afield.
Help us promote what makes New Zealand special by telling your friends about something or somewhere you think is pretty cool. There’s heaps of ways you can help spread the word.
The world’s habitats are in danger and you can help save them. Download Habitat, visit nature locations in Wellington to start collecting virtual habitat pins.
How much do you know about New Zealand's natural places and the creatures in them? Test your knowledge with the kids' conservation quiz.
Fill your garden with birdsong. Try this pine cone bird feeder to invite birds such as sparrows, silvereyes and starlings into your garden.
Print out and play this board game to learn about freshwater ecosystems.
See what fascinating things you can find out in nature.
Take a garden insect census to see if you have a good range of bugs and beetles in your backyard.
'The Outlook for Someday' challenges young New Zealanders to make a sustainability-related film. DOC is a partner of the challenge and also sponsors the Big Picture Award.
Help protect wildlife in your neighbourhood from your cat. Earn a Kiwi Guardians medal for tracking your cat - there are a lot of simple things you can do.
This activity book for youngsters on road trips follows Sylvie as she takes a holiday with Uncle Don the DOC ranger.
Use the chart to find out what native species you most closely match.
Find resources to support conservation teaching and learning, or DOC supported education programmes you can get involved in.
Have a go at life as a whio, and be in to win an amazing adventure! Competition closed 22 October 2017.
Have a go at colouring in whio, and you could win some great prizes. Closed 3 November 2017.
Show your backyards some love this Conservation Week. Get involved by protecting, growing, nurturing and caring for our nature.