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.
09 November 2013
The return of 12 juvenile rowi kiwi to the Ōkārito Kiwi Sanctuary today includes the 200th of this rare species to be raised through the successful BNZ Operation Nest Egg programme.
04 June 2013
Cook Strait will be a hub of whale watching activity over the next month as Department of Conservation researchers, former whalers and many other volunteers carry out a tenth annual whale survey.
11 January 2013
Householders in Richmond and other parts of Tasman as well as in Nelson city are being asked to look for great white butterfly caterpillars and eggs in their gardens following first reports of the pest in Richmond last week.