Lighting fires on public conservation land
Find out when and where you can light fires at huts, campsites and in the backcountry on public conservation land.
What to do if you find a seal
If you find a New Zealand fur seal it's usually best to leave it alone, however, there are exceptions.
DOC Sounds of Science podcast
No one is more enthusiastic about bird banding than Banding Officer Michelle Bradshaw. In our newest episode, Michelle talks about how banding is done and what the data tells us.
Dogs on conservation land
Where you can take your dog on public conservation land, disability assist dogs, avian awareness training and why dog access is controlled.More
Former DOC ranger wins prestigious plant conservation cup
Former Golden Bay DOC Ranger Simon Walls has been presented with one of New Zealand’s most prestigious conservation awards, the Loder Cup.
Significant landslide keeps Omaha Cove walkway closed
Leigh’s Omaha Cove walkway will remain closed after it was damaged by a significant landslide earlier this month.
Island eradications showcased in journal
The New Zealand Journal of Ecology has published a special issue about ridding Auckland Island of mammalian pests.
Beaked whale found dead in Hawke’s Bay
A deceased beaked whale was discovered earlier today on Westshore Beach, Napier.More