2017 media releases
IntroductionView DOC media releases from 2017.
Seals, camping and short walks on SH1 journey through Kaikoura
14 December 2017
People journeying on SH1 through Kaikoura this summer can camp overnight at DOC campsites or take a break for a walk or seal viewing in areas where access isn’t restricted due to earthquake damage or the highway rebuild.
Conservation dogs search Marlborough Sounds islands
24 November 2017
A pest detection blitz by 12 conservation dogs and their handlers in the Marlborough Sounds last week found no predators on island sanctuaries, giving assurance the islands are safe for the endangered native species living there.