A close-up of the vibrant scales of the Takitimu gecko
Image: Rod Morris | ©
New Zealand is at Alert Level 1 except for Auckland which is at Alert Level 2.
We have been allocated just over $500 million over the next four years to create nature-based job opportunities for approximately 6,000 people.
View a nest live stream and learn more about the world’s smallest penguin. The little penguin (or little blue penguin) is just over 25 cm and weighs about 1 kg.
Learn about Himalayan tahr hunting, tahr control operations, and the threat of tahr in the South Island of New Zealand.More
DOC and Hastings District Council say crucial visitor risk management work at Cape Kidnappers/Te Kauae-a-Māui should be completed by Labour Weekend, which would allow people to access the DOC track.
A Brydes whale was found washed up on Pakiri beach and reported to Department of Conservation (DOC) on 18 September 2020. Samples have been taken for analysis to confirm the cause of death.
One of Waitomo’s most picturesque locations is a finalist in the 2020 Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards.
Lake Dive Hut, one of Mt Taranaki's most popular huts has been destroyed by fire.More