Photo of a tūī resting on a branch.
Image: Richard Rossiter | ©
Native bats are something few New Zealander’s know exist, let alone have ever seen. With two species living in Fiordland local rangers undertake monitoring in order to protect and learn more about these special little critters.
A behind the scenes look at how DOC cares for New Zealand's unique native species and natural environment.
A DOC conservation dog has been rescued from Campbell Island in the New Zealand subantarctic after being charged at by a sea lion and running away.
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A proposed national plan of action to reduce the number of seabirds caught in fisheries is being circulated for public feedback.More
The New Zealand Alpine Club and DOC are celebrating 30 years of managing huts together in the West Matukituki Valley, Mt Aspiring National Park.
A sighting of the distinctive round dorsal fin of a very rare Hector's dolphin on the Eastern seaboard of the Coromandel Peninsula has excited marine mammal enthusiasts across the country.
Millions of bird nerds from around the world will soon have their eyes fixed on coastal Otago’s toroa/northern royal albatross colony, thanks to a new partnership between DOC and New York’s Cornell University/Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
A DOC Community Fund grant is assisting Forest & Birds’ efforts to protect pekapeka/long-tailed bats in the Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve from high rat numbers.More