Estuarine triplefin – New Zealand is the global centre of triplefin diversity.
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We catch up with Tom MacTavish and Tom Brough, Marine Rangers, undertaking monitoring at Banks Peninsula’s marine reserves. This is the first blog in the second season of monitoring, following the previous, season one series. Take it away Tom!
DOC is working with the hunting sector and the Tahr Plan Implementation Liaison Group to over time reduce the size of the tahr population back within the limits of the Himalayan Thar Control Plan 1993.
The Royal Cam 2019 name the chick competition has a winner!
DOC is coordinating the clean-up of the riverbed and coast downstream of the Fox Glacier landfill. We see an end in sight of mid-August for the operation and we are no longer signing up volunteers.
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New Zealand’s most endangered birds, the tara iti /New Zealand fairy tern, received a boost to their upcoming breeding season with the creation of three new man-made shell nesting sites in Waipu, north of Auckland.
After almost two months of cleaning rubbish, DOC has shut down the Incident Management Centre that was set up at the Fox Glacier DOC office to manage the Fox landfill clean-up response.
A programme and a recovery plan for the critically endangered kākāpō are among the first projects to receive funding through the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL).
A 16-metre fin whale washed up dead at Te Kaha on Thursday last week. The whale was first spotted floating close to shore before washing up with the high tide.More