The takahē, one of New Zealand's unique birds
Image: Sabine Bernert | ©
Have your say on the plan to protect Hector’s and Māui dolphins. Submissions close 4 August 2019.
Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease which reproduces in cats and is a significant threat to dolphins.
DOC has replaced Westland District Council as the lead agency coordinating the clean-up of the riverbed and coast downstream of the Fox Glacier landfill.
Tiakina Ngā Manu, formerly Battle for our Birds, is DOC's successful predator control programme.More
DOC are asking the public to be careful at Wainui Beach in Gisborne if leopard seals are resting on the southern end of the beach.
Scientists and DOC are appealing to the public to report sightings of a rare but increasingly regular visitor to our shores, the southern right whale or tohorā (eubalaena australis).
Although seals are marine mammals, they spend a lot of their time on land – particularly between June and September.
DOC is asking people to keep a lookout for a humpback whale entangled in line seen off the bottom of the South Island on Saturday 22 June.More