2010 media releases
IntroductionView DOC media releases of 2010.
30 September 2010
Results of a perception survey have confirmed the widely held belief that viewing the natural scenery and landscape is the most valued opportunity among visitors to Milford Sound/Piopiotahi.
20 August 2010
Planting a school garden may seem far removed from saving endangered birds, but children in Fiordland are confident it will soon have them playing a vital role in takahē conservation.
16 July 2010
Water quality monitoring results released to the Department of Conservation have shown no trace of the rat poison which fell into a large lake on Anchor Island in Fiordland eleven days ago.
17 June 2010
A new short DVD developed by DOC '1080: Good News for Conservation' is now available to the public in the lead up to the 1080 possum control in the Waitutu area of Fiordland National Park.
16 May 2010
Tutoko Suspension Bridge on the Milford Road made news last month as the finish line of the annual naked tunnel run. it is making news again as the site of one of the largest hertitage projects undertaken in Fiordland.
16 February 2010
Department of Conservation Rangers in Te Anau are more than a little excited by the recent confirmed sighting of long-tailed bats feeding by a street lamp in a residential area of Te Anau Township.
15 February 2010
Work begun this month on the removal of the existing MacKinnon Pass shelter, which had deteriorated having stood 25 years of the worst weather Fiordland could throw at it. In its place, a new shelter will be constructed, due to be completed by May 2010.