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20 December 2017
The construction of a new pedestrian bridge over the Ohinemuri River at Karangahake Gorge Reserve carpark will begin in January 2018.
25 October 2017
As the weather finally warms up, beachgoers are being asked to be mindful of shorebirds beginning to nest on our beaches.
18 October 2017
A spate of kiwi chick deaths has highlighted the need to expand pest control efforts beyond the core Whakatāne Kiwi Project management area.
13 October 2017
DOC is continuing to upgrade tracks throughout kauri forests in the Hauaraki, Coromandel and Tauranga districts to help prevent the spread of kauri dieback.
12 October 2017
People of all ages are encouraged to take a look in their backyard this Conservation Week to see how they can help protect and nurture our amazing and unique wildlife.
05 October 2017
DOC and Tauranga Moana iwi are working together to dispose of a dead 14 m whale which was carried into Tauranga Harbour on the front of a container vessel.
28 September 2017
Rangers are planning a strong presence around Rotorua lakes during this weekend’s fishing season opening, to promote responsible and considerate behaviour throughout the season.
21 September 2017
Whakatane woman Jade King-Hazel’s adventures in conservation have reached new heights with her becoming DOC's operations manager in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.
18 September 2017
Multiple offenders appeared in Rotorua District Court following prosecution for stealing wood from public reserves.
27 July 2017
People visiting a Rotorua geothermal attraction have been observed disturbing populations of one of New Zealand’s most threatened bird species, a few months ahead of the critical breeding time for the species.
25 May 2017
DOC was notified of an orca stranding at Whangaparaoa, Cape Runaway in the Eastern Bay of Plenty yesterday and immediately identified what support was needed.
30 March 2017
A mother Gray’s beaked whale and her calf have died on Moutohora/Whale Island in the Bay of Plenty.
08 March 2017
DOC is working with campground managers and volunteers to target wasp populations in 10 high-use areas of public conservation land, including around Lakes Tikitapu, Okataina and Tarawera.
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