DOC staff member welcomes visitors to Tiritiri Matangi Scientific ReserveImage: Stefan Marks | Creative Commons
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Our approach to managing New Zealand’s natural and historic heritage.
The Conservation Act 1987, National Parks Act 1980 and other key legislation guide DOC's work.
Find DOC's corporate publications including the Annual Report and Statement of Intent.
DOC must enforce laws that conserve New Zealand's natural and historic heritage.
DOC was launched in 1987 - find out about some of our history.
DOC’s logo is based on the Māori story of creation.