There's no need to hibernate this winter – there are still lots of great options for outdoor respite and adventures.
Revitalising the Gulf provides Government leadership across how we manage one of the country’s most valued and intensively used coastal spaces. It sets out a package of marine conservation and fisheries management actions to restore a healthy Hauraki Gulf.
The Jobs for Nature programme helps revitalise communities through nature-based employment and stimulate the economy post COVID-19.
The Wellington region is at Alert Level 2 and the rest of New Zealand is at Alert Level 1. DOC facilities are open.More
New marine protection areas and restrictions on fishing are among a raft of changes being put in place to protect the Hauraki Gulf for future generations.
Four-wheel drive (4WD) access to Careys and Boundary Huts above North Mavora Lake will now be managed due to repeated instances of damage, theft and irresponsible driving behaviour.
New population figures for the critically endangered Antipodean albatross showing a 5 percent decline per year highlights the importance of reducing all threats to these very special birds, Acting Minister of Conservation Dr Ayesha Verrall says.
A new barrier has been installed at Waikato’s Lake Ruatuna to prevent the spread of the invasive pest fish koi carp.More