2013 media releases
IntroductionView DOC media releases from 2013.
23 December 2013
Source: Office of the Minister of Conservation
Ninety community groups are to receive $3.6 million in Government funding to support conservation projects throughout the country, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
26 April 2013
A local Coromandel man has found a rare and very elusive Coromandel striped gecko on a road near Colville. Department of Conservation staff picked up the gecko from Nicole McCauley of Te Kauae o Maui Nature Reserve.
11 April 2013
A small team of DOC rangers from across the Waikato spent two days in search of the elusive Dactylanthus taylorii or wood rose. Much excitement followed the discovery of a flowering individual during the grid search.