Bats in the news
Rare bats remain elusive Lincoln University
A student who spent her summer searching Banks Peninsula for rare native bats has been left in the dark about whether or not any of the elusive creatures are hiding out in the area.
DOC's Conservation Blog offers a behind-the-scenes look at our conservation work.
Monitoring bats in Whirinaki
26 January 2018
Christmas was fast approaching and most people were anticipating Santa’s reindeer; however, in the Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park, DOC rangers were on the lookout for another sort of flying mammal.
Second Nature: An update from Nicola Toki
21 June 2017
Threatened Species Ambassador Nicola Toki updates us on the work to set science-based goals to achieve better outcomes with for our threatened flora and fauna.
Monitoring Maruia Valley’s long-tailed bats
18 May 2017
Each January and February, a team from the Māwhera/Greymouth office monitors long-tailed bats in the Maruia Valley.
Top 10 native species of 2015
30 December 2015
We look back at our native species that have captured the attention of the internet world this year.