To obtain access across public conservation land for your business or private property you must have a concession from DOC. This is known as an easement and includes activities such as conveying electricity, telecommunications, water and gas or right of way for vehicles or stock.
Aircraft activities on or over public conservation lands and waters must have a concession or authorisation from DOC. This includes both commercial operations and private recreational activities.
Where you can take your dog on public conservation land, disability assist dogs, avian awareness training and why dog access is controlled.
CITES regulates and monitors trade in endangered animal and plant species to ensure it does not threaten their long-term survival in the wild.
To graze any animal on public conservation land you must have a concession from DOC.
Find out what permit you need to hunt on public conservation land.
Apply for a permit to hold, catch, handle or release wildlife.
You must have a concession (permit) from DOC to fly a drone (of any size) on public conservation land for any reason, including private and non-commercial use.
How to apply for authorisation to construct and maintain access related structures and tracks on the Sounds Foreshore Reserve.
Find out how to buy the licence needed for fishing in the Taupō district, including latest fees and licence agents.
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DOC has a responsibility to ‘give effect to the principles’ of the Treaty of Waitangi (Treaty) in all the work we do.
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