Powelliphanta snailImage: Stefan Marks | Creative Commons
DOC's Conservation Blog offers a behind-the-scenes look at our conservation work.
In search of the carnivorous snail (March 2015)DOC Central Plateau and Project Tongariro staff went bush recently for a snail-counting mission in the Waipakihi Valley.
Jobs at DOC: Karin Mahlfeld, Land Snails Ranger (September 2014)
Photo of the week: Powelliphanta snails (October 2013)The spotlight is on powelliphanta snails with this beautiful photo of the week.
Meet snail man David Roscoe (June 2012)David has a long-held interest in landsnails, and loves to inspire people about the incredible powelliphanta snails.
Date: 29 January 2014The Department of Conservation is preparing a major new pest control campaign to protect vulnerable native species from an expected surge in rat and stoat numbers later this year.
Date: 30 May 2011This month the Department of Conservation staff and volunteers successfully surveyed two sites for the nationally endangered Powelliphanta 'maungaharuru' a native carnivorous snail in the Maungaharuru Ranges.