Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland is a hotspot, where humid microclimates provide ideal conditions for the microscopic spores of myrtle rust to flourish and spread. Find out what is being done to protect our taonga myrtle plant species and how you can help with the fight against myrtle rust disease.
Create a video sharing your ideas on how to ensure Papatūānuku thrives. Your video will be shared online and you’ll go in the competition to win prizes.
Be into win one of five prizes by watching a quick 4 minute video, finding out what CITES is, and doing a quick questionnaire. The competition closes 2 March 2021.
This summer will see many of us out and about in nature, relaxing after a tough year. As we enjoy all that Aotearoa has to offer, let’s treasure our wildlife and special places, and keep ourselves safe.
The Jobs for Nature programme helps revitalise communities through nature-based employment and stimulate the economy post COVID-19.More
DOC and Auckland Council are urging the public to report sightings of dogs on Hauraki Gulf’s pest-free islands after a recent spike of potentially illegal incidents.
DOC is set to re-open a popular South Auckland walking track, Mount William Walkway.
The travels of the only Antipodean albatross/toroa/hopo chick from the Chatham Islands in seven years are being tracked by a satellite transmitter.
A new hut, built on the Mataketake Range near Haast in South Westland honours the late Dr Andrew (Andy) Dennis, a well-known conservationist, tramper and writer who left a bequest for the hut to be constructed.More