Photo of a tūī resting on a branch.
Image: Richard Rossiter | ©
Here in New Zealand, our marine mammals are a cut above the rest…
…and we’re not even being biased. Almost half of the world’s cetaceans — whales, porpoises and dolphins — have been reported in our waters.
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
DOC is assessing the future of foot access to Ball Hut and the Tasman Glacier.
The ‘no vacancy’ sign is going up at the takahē homeland in Fiordland’s Murchison Mountains this summer as it becomes full with DOC’s release of a record 41 takahē.
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.More