Find out when, where and how to fish for whitebait in New Zealand and the Chatham Islands.
National Wild Goat Hunting Competition
Enter the National Wild Goat Hunting Competition to compete for national and local prizes and help protect the environment.
Rakitata River revival strategy consultation
Help shape a new strategy to revive the Rakitata River in Canterbury from its alpine headwaters to coastal hāpua. Consultation is open from 4 September to 2 October 2023.
The deep ocean
Exploring below our shallow coastal waters uncovers the secrets of the deep ocean and its unusual biodiversity.More
Matuku-hūrepo/Australasian bittern killed on Dargaville roads
Two critically threatened matuku-hūrepo/Australasian bittern were killed on a stretch of State Highway 12 between Rotu Forest and Maitahi, just outside Dargaville in recent weeks.
Hump Ridge Track upgrade extended to October 2024
DOC says the project to upgrade Tuatapere’s Hump Ridge track has been slowed by supply chain delays, weather conditions and arduous terrain.
Many Southern tracks open, but caution advised
Tracks and infrastructure on public conservation land in flood-affected Southland and Otago have held up well but visitors are still advised to exercise caution and keep up to date with relevant information.
More kea seen at Nelson Lakes
More kea are being seen in the Nelson Lakes area to the delight of visitors and DOC staff, and it’s an encouraging sign their numbers there are growing.More