Just a short drive from Invercargill, this track is well gravelled and graded. You'll see ancient podocarps, abundant birdlife and weather worn limestone boulders.
The 2021 kōkako nesting season has come to an end and there are high hopes for another 20 or more fledglings in Pirongia Forest Park.
DOC will keep a number of tracks and Twilight Campsite closed for a further two weeks in the Far North due to reports of roaming feral dogs
DOC has decided that media should have the same access to conservation land that the public enjoy, and media will no longer need to apply for a media permit.
The release of 17 hand-reared whio/blue duck into Arthur’s Pass National Park later this week is a significant first and one of a number of whio releases planned across Aotearoa over the coming months, Conservation Minister Kiri Allan says.
Recovery efforts over more than two decades have seen the North Island kōkako, one of Aotearoa’s most iconic birds, brought back from the brink of extinction, Conservation Minister Kiri Allan says.
Have your say if you’re an affected iwi, hapū or whānau on a proposal to extend the seaward boundary of Cathedral Cove Recreation Reserve and Cook Bluff Scenic Reserve on the Hahei coast, Coromandel. Submissions close 9 June 2021.
There are two new infected sites – one near the Tramline Track above Kaitoke swamp and another remote site in the Awana catchment.
DOC has closed a number of tracks and Twilight Campsite in the Far North due to reports of roaming feral dogs.
The campsite at Awaroa/Godley Head has temporarily been closed to the public after preliminary test results revealed asbestos at levels above health guidelines in some areas of the site.
People enjoying Tauranga and Mt Maunganui’s coast and water this Easter are urged to be aware of the presence of great white sharks.
The Whangamumu, Kauri Grove and Te Toroa Tracks on Cape Brett Peninsula in Pewhairangi/Bay of Islands will be temporarily closed from Friday 2 April to protect kauri from the threat of kauri dieback disease.
This is the final report for POP2019-02: Fish shoal dynamics in north-eastern New Zealand.
Conservation Minister Kiri Allan is welcoming a new initiative encouraging philanthropic contributions to save our national icon, the kiwi.
A 30-year veteran of New Zealand’s hunting scene will oversee judging in the annual Pureora Forest Park Hunting Competition this year.