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Find out about changes in conservation areas that might affect the safety or enjoyment of your trip.
Cyclone Gabrielle has severely impacted parts of the North Island. Many DOC facilities in the affected regions are closed.
Briefing to the incoming Minister of Conservation 2023
Read DOC's briefing to the incoming Minister of Conservation on their portfolio, the Department of Conservation, and our work.
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
Dogs help ducks
Westland whio have recently had their own census with some special dogs helping the enumeration.
Pureora hunting competition returns for 2023
The popular and long-running Pureora hunting competition returns this year after a COVID-related hiatus.
DOC urges dog control following penguin deaths
DOC is urging dog owners to keep their pets under control following the deaths of two yellow-eyed penguins/hoiho.
DOC and iwi call for information on shot tākapu
DOC and Taranaki Iwi are asking for information after a native tākapu/Australasian gannet was found shot at Tuiraho (Stent Road), a popular surfing beach in Taranaki.More