Photo of a tūī resting on a branch.
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Whenever we do an ‘Ask Me Anything’ on our social channels (and we’ve done a few!), we always get the question ‘How do I become a DOC ranger?’ Check out this blog to find out how Georgia became a ranger and what paths you can take to become our next DOC ranger.
New Zealand has been in a biodiversity crisis for more than 100 years – but the effects of climate change could tip our internationally important species over the edge.
Find out about New Zealanders' attitudes toward conservation and DOC, and their recreation activities on public conservation land, as surveyed in 2019.
Have your say on proposed changes to how we manage whitebait in New Zealand. Submissions close 9 am, 2 March 2020.
A behind the scenes look at how DOC cares for New Zealand's unique native species and natural environment.More
A pair of kea, a native parrot most often associated with alpine environments, have been spotted at Ross Beach, south of Hokitika on the West Coast.
The 1.5 km DOC-managed track, which forms part of the 9 km Cape Kidnappers walking track, will remain closed while a Quantitative Risk Assessment report goes through the final stages of review.
Work to create a longer walk at Hokitika Gorge is almost complete.
NZSki is activating its right to charge a fee to drive up the Remarkables Road during summer, applicable from 3 February 2020.More