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19 December 2016
Stop and enjoy some of the great spots in nature on the long drive between Picton and Christchurch this summer.
19 November 2016
At least two huts have been destroyed by earthquake related slips and activity and a number of other sites have suffered serious damage.
11 October 2016
DOC has successfully eradicated mice on Maud Island, restoring it to a predator-free haven for endangered native species.
11 July 2016
A 8.9 m humpback whale first spotted off the Kaikoura Coast in March 2016 has died and washed ashore on a beach near Ashburton.
20 May 2016
Kaipupu Point Sounds Wildlife Sanctuary is to become a crèche for endangered rowi kiwi.
29 March 2016
Next week will be the last chance to drive the Acheron Road through Molesworth Station until Labour Day weekend as the road will close for the season.
16 March 2016
A whale with missing tail flukes is thought to be moving north from Kaikoura. We ask people to keep their distance, and report any sightings to DOC.
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