22 September 2021
A young, unweaned orca calf stranded itself on a rocky beach at Plimmerton, north of Wellington, on Sunday 11 July 2021 while foraging with its pod.
03 September 2021
DOC's response to concerns about the welfare of kororā/little blue penguin during the Kennedy Point Marina development.
24 July 2021
DOC led a 12-day operation to care for an orca calf that stranded on rocks near Wellington on Sunday, 11 July 2021.
16 December 2021
New Zealand has moved into the COVID-19 Protection Framework, or traffic light system. Find out about what this means for visitors and DOC's work.
20 May 2021
An overview of the Budget 2021 funding to the Department of Conservation.
View an archive of some of the issues DOC has been involved with.