DOC ranger with New Zealand robin

Image: David Buckton | ©


31 July each year is World Ranger Day, acknowledging the critical work of rangers on the front-line of conservation across the globe. For us, it’s a chance to celebrate the amazing things that our hard-working rangers do across Aotearoa all year round.


Rogers Hut, Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park
Image: Neil Hutton | DOC

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Live Q&A session with our rangers

To celebrate World Ranger Day 2017 we hosted a live Q&A session with our rangers.

Our rangers tell us about their day

World Ranger Day globally

The International Ranger Federation organizes World Ranger Day around the globe. Find out more about their work.

World Ranger Day on social media

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