2010 media releases
IntroductionView DOC media releases of 2010.
08 December 2010
Mountain bikers can begin riding Kahurangi National Park’s Flora Saddle to Barron Flat and Kill Devil tracks now but are reminded they cannot begin riding the Heaphy Track until 1 May next year (2011.
15 November 2010
The Department of Conservation is inviting public submissions on a proposed concession to allow parts of a hydroelectric scheme in the Lake Matiri Conservation Area and on adjoining public conservation land, near Murchison.
28 September 2010
Department of Conservation staff have put additional traps in Nelson Lakes National Park’s Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project area in their efforts to catch the killer of a great spotted kiwi.
11 August 2010
As the whitebait fishing season gets underway this Sunday (15 August), DOC is calling on whitebaiters to only take what they need to help sustain the fishery and enable good runs in future years.
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.
20 April 2010
Source: Nelson/Marlborough Conservation Board
The Nelson/Marlborough Conservation Board has referred the partially-reviewed Kahurangi National Park Management Plan to the New Zealand Conservation Authority (NZCA).
06 April 2010
Native birds, including great spotted kiwi and whio/blue duck, are likely to have had more breeding success in recent months in Kahurangi National Park’s Anatoki River area due to aerial 1080 pest control in October.
04 February 2010
Twelve young whio/blue ducks reared at Christchurch’s Peacock Springs Wildlife Centre have been released this week into Kahurangi National Park’s Wangapeka-Fyfe whio security site.
08 January 2010
Friends of Flora’s bid to return kiwi to Kahurangi National Park’s Flora Stream area is being boosted by Aucklander Des Lehndorf, who this week began walking the length of the South Island to raise funds in support of the project.