Avalanches usually occur in Arthur's Pass National Park from May to November. Find out about avalanche danger in this area.
A recent survey in the Pongakawa Ecological Area has indicated a robust and healthy population of North Island kōkako – one of New Zealand’s more highly threatened birds.
What is left of the island's earliest recorded shipwreck and the remnant fireplace of the survivors’ hut are found at Carnley Harbour (north arm).
The southernmost point of historic Polynesian voyages found to date is on Enderby Island - over 460km south of mainland New Zealand.
Find out what region the Te Hiku o Te Ika Conservation Board covers.
The Four Sisters walk has temporarily closed due to the discovery of the kauri dieback pathogen in the area.
A small population of our rarest kiwi returned to their traditional West Coast home on 9 May after growing up on Mana Island in the lower North Island.
This programme is investing in the development of new predator control tools and technology to support Predator Free 2050.
Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis and Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage today released a new Tourism Strategy that aims to enrich New Zealand-Aotearoa through sustainable tourism growth.
The Oparara Ugly Whio Security Site target of 50 whio pairs has been surpassed with 53 pairs and 31 fledglings counted in a recent survey of rivers in the site north of Westport on the West Coast.
Changes are needed to make New Zealand's whitebait fishery sustainable, according to 90% of respondents to a DOC survey.
For the first time, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park's annual visitor numbers have exceeded 1 million, says Conservation Minister Hon Eugenie Sage.
Ten new interpretative panels unveiled on Matiu/Somes on Saturday 11 May tell the story of Taranaki Whānui and their unique connection to the island.
Our Director-General Lou Sanson talks about the World Protected Areas Leaders Forum, Greg Lind’s retirement, the GNS – DOC Relationship Agreement, the Nelson fires and the national planning award DOC won recently.
DOC recommends the use of humane kill traps that have passed the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) testing guidelines.
A fatality on the Ohakune Old Coach Road track over the weekend is being acknowledged with a rāhui.
Action is underway to enhance the protection of our precious marine biodiversity in the face of the global biodiversity crisis.
Have your say on application by Upper Clutha Radio Telephone Users Association Inc for a concession to formalise part of a solar panel array structure being installed at Roys Peak within The Stack Conservation Area, Wanaka. Submissions close on 10 June 2019.
DOC Director-General Lou Sanson has welcomed the honouring of Senior Ranger Paul Hondelink and Pilot Nick Wallis with a public service award.
With the change of seasons, it’s important to consider the risks of hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in the winter months.