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14 December 2015
High temperatures throughout November have been unkind to Otago’s yellow-eyed penguins.
16 November 2015
The yellow-eyed penguin/hoiho breeding season is looking bleak again this year, with nest numbers reaching their lowest since 1990.
15 September 2015
There are higher than normal numbers of skinny NZ fur seals along the east coast of New Zealand. Keep them safe by leaving them alone, and keeping dogs under control.
10 August 2015
Otago whitebait are looking better than in other parts of New Zealand, with catches showing a slight improvement due to habitat restoration work by DOC and Contact Energy.
19 June 2015
Some DOC walking tracks in the Dunedin area have been damaged by the recent storm and flooding.
15 May 2015
Following consultation, DOC has changed its local policy concerning the use of power assisted cycles (e-bikes) on the Otago Central Rail Trail.
20 April 2015
Setpoint Solutions is pleased to see the return of jewelled geckos to New Zealand after they were poached from Otago Peninsula over a year ago.
12 March 2015
Only six days of fish stock remains to feed 77 threatened yellow-eyed penguins in Otago.
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