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.
06 September 2013
Conservation Week from 8-15 September 2013 aims to encourage people from all walks of life to get involved in conservation and find out how they can help protect and enjoy our natural environment.
06 August 2013
The Department of Conservation (DOC) has identified the Taieri Scroll Plain, Nokomai patterned mire and Waihola-Waipori wetlands in its draft Otago Conservation Management Strategy (CMS) as areas worthy of international recognition.
26 June 2013
The Department of Conservation (DOC) is asking the public to have their say on its management of recreation and our natural and historic heritage in the south and eastern South Island.
17 May 2013
The survival chances of one of New Zealand’s most endangered lizards has taken a turn for the better with a new sponsorship by Auckland Zoo aimed at protecting Otago skinks in the Grandview Range, near Wanaka.
14 February 2013
Coastal Otago Area Office Programme Manager Biodiversity Assets David Agnew, Ranger Mel Young and Programme Manager Community Relations Cheryl Pullar have been in crisis mode during the past fortnight, with the tally of dead yellow-eyed penguins reaching 48 on Otago Peninsula.