Have your say on an application by Mamaku Point Conservation Trust for the lease Frenchman's Bay and Bobs Point, Stewart Island/Rakiura. Submission close 14 January 2022.
One hundred special skinks now have a safe new home with the establishment of DOC’s predator free Kapitia Scientific Reserve near Hokitika.
Endangered tarāpuka/black-billed gulls have a habit of choosing unfortunate nesting sites – requiring some creative thinking from DOC rangers.
A Government investment in six community and iwi-led projects across the Hawke’s Bay district will provide nature-based jobs for more than 60 locals, Conservation Minister Kiri Allan says.
Researchers are using the maramataka (Māori calendar) as part of the process to gather more evidence about the state of the whitebait fishery in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.
An investigation into the deaths of 19 fur seals on the Kaikoura coast has revealed eight were shot. The deaths of the other seals are being treated as suspicious.
The chattering call and vibrant plumage of the kākāriki karaka/orange-fronted parakeet can now be found in the canopy of the Brook Waimārama Sanctuary after 20 of the critically endangered parakeets were released today.
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, DOC, and Napier City Council are banding together to protect the endangered Hawke’s Bay’s tūturiwhatu/banded dotterel during their most vulnerable time of year.
We want to hear your views on how to improve the process for reclassifying and disposing of stewardship land through legislative reform. Submissions close Friday 18 March 2022.
Have your say on an application by Coromandel Ocean Adventures for a commercial vessel based marine mammal viewing permit. Submissions close 17 December 2021.
An important step has been taken to support the reclassification of stewardship land DOC has announced.
A sperm whale has died after becoming stranded at Mahia Peninsula in Hawke’s Bay this morning.
DOC is opting to protect the historic fabric of Otago’s Sam Summers Hut, by changing its status to day visitor use only.
The Hakarimata Summit Track, one of the Waikato’s most popular walking tracks, reopens today as the region moves back to COVID-19 Alert Level 2.
Two new Jobs for Nature projects announced in the Tongariro area
Te Pēwhairangi (Bay of Islands) Marine Mammal Sanctuary is a popular place for boats and other water activities. This sanctuary comes into effect 15 December 2021.
Recent bed bug reports at DOC huts in Southland have prompted local rangers to warn potential travellers to check their gear while travelling.
This short walk takes you from the lighthouse at Katiki Point to a view point you may be able to view penguins from.
A high-specification surveillance camera has been fitted to Taranaki’s tallest structure to aid DOC's monitoring of the Tapuae Marine Reserve.
Have your say on an application by Hastings District Council to construct, repair and maintain a coastal protection structure at Haumoana Conservation Area. Submissions close 10 December 2021.