Little penguin/kororā are currently nesting for their breeding season
Image: Shellie Evans | ©
Joint Statement by the Department of Conservation, the New Zealand Conservation Authority and the Royal Forest and Bird Society of New Zealand Inc.
DOC enforces laws that protect New Zealand's biodiversity and historic heritage.
New Zealand is at Alert Level 1. DOC facilities are open - including visitor centres, huts, campgrounds and toilets.
We have been allocated just over $500 million over the next four years to create nature-based job opportunities for approximately 6,000 people.More
DOC is calling on citizen scientists to celebrate World Fish Migration Day, which is 24 October, by downloading an app and checking out a new video to help assess fish passage barriers.
DOC has opened an additional 43 campsites and 8 huts for online bookings in time for the summer holidays.
A male kūaka/godwit is the talk of the global ornithological community after setting what appears to be a new world record for a non-stop migration marathon from Alaska to the Firth of Thames.
DOC is seeking your views on new areas identified for cycle tracks and trails on public conservation lands and waters across Otago.More