Powelliphanta snail
Image: Stefan Marks | Creative Commons


Read blog posts by DOC staff and check out the latest news articles about this native land snail.

Blog posts

DOC's Conservation Blog offers a behind-the-scenes look at our conservation work.

In search of the carnivorous snail (March 2015)
DOC Central Plateau and Project Tongariro staff went bush recently for a snail-counting mission in the Waipakihi Valley.

Jobs at DOC: Karin Mahlfeld, Land Snails Ranger (September 2014) 

Photo of the week: Powelliphanta snails (October 2013)
The spotlight is on powelliphanta snails with this beautiful photo of the week.

Meet snail man David Roscoe (June 2012)
David has a long-held interest in landsnails, and loves to inspire people about the incredible powelliphanta snails.


Rare South Island snails saved from extinction (Newshub, October 2017)

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