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22 December 2016
We'd like to remind families heading outdoors to enjoy nature this summer to stay safe and respect our beautiful taonga.
20 December 2016
On Christmas Day, passengers from a cruise ship will be in for a Christmas treat - visiting Kāpiti Island Nature Reserve.
16 December 2016
Twelve new Kiwi Guardian nature discovery sites have been created in family friendly places just in time for Christmas.
14 December 2016
Comments are invited on a new draft Conservation Management Strategy (CMS) for the Wellington, Kāpiti, Manawatū-Rangitīkei and Wairarapa regions.
07 December 2016
A new all-mod-cons cabin at the gateway to DOC's most popular Wellington recreation area will be open in time for summer.
25 November 2016
A young takahē is travelling nearly 1,200 km ‘home’ to Fiordland today, as part of DOC’s Takahē Recovery Programme.
18 July 2016
Kapiti Coast District Council
Road access to recreational facilities within the Tararua Forest Park has been restored after a seven-month closure.
19 April 2016
New information panels, provided with support from the US embassy, have been unveiled on Kapiti Island.
29 February 2016
Twenty little spotted kiwi on Kapiti Island are moving to other locations as part of a project to boost their genetic diversity and overall population across the North Island.
24 February 2016
Access to Matiu/Somes Island will be restricted from 29 February 2016 due to a freshwater shortage.
13 January 2016
The Wellington Marine Conservation Trust has received $75,000 of funding from the DOC Community Fund to support their outreach programmes.
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