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17 December 2015
Logues Bush Scenic Reserve, 11km north east of Wellsford, has been closed to the public to prevent the spread of kauri dieback.
21 August 2015
DOC has put an immediate halt to pūkeko culling operations near threatened takahē populations after the discovery of four dead takahe on Motutapu Island in the Hauraki Gulf.
03 June 2015
Keep New Zealand Beautiful and DOC planted 150 plants today to help protect Narrow Neck Beach embankments.
29 May 2015
New Zealand’s rarest duck, pāteke, has been released on pest-free Motutapu Island in the heart of Auckland.
24 April 2015
DOC is no longer confident the local organisation managing visits to the tunnels can ensure the safety of visitors.
10 April 2015
Office of the Minister of Conservation
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry opened the new Aotea Conservation Park on Great Barrier Island, the first such park in the Auckland region.
19 March 2015
A passionate group of young people will be paddling kayaks made from plastic bottles along the Abel Tasman coastline this weekend to counter plastic pollution and encourage sustainability.
16 February 2015
A 52-year-old Auckland man, whose dog attacked and killed a protected New Zealand fur seal pup, has been fined $1000 in the Waitakere District Court today.
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