17 December 2014
Five hunters have been trespassed from the Kaweka Forest Park. This follows concerns raised by trampers, about their behavior at Te Puia Lodge in the Kaweka Forest Park over Labour weekend 2014.
10 December 2014
Source: Hawke's Bay Regional Council
It may look like a load of old rope, but it’s hoped that a length of mussel spat rope will be the key to repopulating Lake Tūtira with eels.
12 December 2014
The Department of Conservation is calling for public submissions over a proposal to revoke part of Ruahine Conservation Park. This is to enable a land exchange application to be considered for the proposed Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme.
06 November 2014
Source: Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust
DNA tests on newly-discovered, nearly extinct plants have given researchers the most complete picture yet of how the critically-endangered kakabeak (Clianthus maximus, or ngutukākā in te reo) is clinging to survival on the inaccessible cliffs, bluffs and ledges of New Zealand’s wild back-country.
13 July 2014
Source: Office of the Minister of Conservation
New Zealand's largest-ever pest control programme has been given the go ahead to protect native wildlife like kiwi from a confirmed plague of rats and stoats, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today in Maruia.
04 July 2014
Local Department of Conservation staff were shocked and angered on finding the remains of a New Zealand fur seal/kekeno, that had been shot and skinned, washed up on a local beach over the weekend.