For enquiries relating to www.doc.govt.nz (this website) or the Department of Conservation, email or phone the most relevant contact listed below.
Contact your local DOC office who can best help you with regional enquiries.
Visitor and information centres can give you advice on the places you are visiting.
Ring the DOC emergency hotline 0800 DOC HOT (0800 362 468).
Illegal activity includes:
More information about reporting illegal activity.
For 1–2 animals, ring the DOC emergency hotline 0800 DOC HOT (0800 362 468).
For 3 or more animals, ring the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) pest and disease hotline 0800 80 99 66.
For whale or dolphin strandings, ring the DOC emergency hotline 0800 DOC HOT (0800 362 468).
Conservation emergencies include damaged and/or unsafe visitor facilities.
Call 111 for all fire and search and rescue emergencies.
We do not provide a species identification service. NatureWatch and other sites can help you identify a plant or animal species.
See Making an Official Information Act request.
Great Walks booking enquiries: email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0800 694 732.
DOC campsites, huts and lodges booking enquiries: contact the local visitor centre or DOC office at the specific destination.
For national and regional media enquiries contact our media and communications team.
Tell us about your recent visit to a DOC destination.
Submit feedback online or email email@example.com.
Send us your photos: share photos you've taken of our huts, campsites, tracks or places - we may add them to our website.
Make a general enquiry online or contact National Office:
Whare Kaupapa Atawhai / Conservation HousePO Box 10420Wellington 6143Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
You might find your answer in our frequently asked questions (FAQs).
Get help on using our website, including how to view files.
Find links to identification guides, classification systems, databases, regulations, and other resources to help your research on biodiversity in New Zealand.