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18 June 2019
An image captured by Dennis Smith will grace the front of the 2019/2020 'credit card style' full-season licence.
13 May 2019
A fatality on the Ohakune Old Coach Road track over the weekend is being acknowledged with a rāhui.
10 May 2019
DOC and New Zealand police
With the change of seasons, it’s important to consider the risks of hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in the winter months.
17 April 2019
Kiwi chicks in a North Island forest are more likely to survive following aerial 1080 to control pests a newly published long-term study shows.
03 April 2019
New Zealand Defence Force personnel, past and present, were recognised as part of this week’s planting day at Whakaipo Bay Recreation Reserve.
02 April 2019
Due to the efforts of the two horse rehoming groups, DOC has made the decision to go ahead with the planned muster of up to 80 Kaimanawa horses.
08 March 2019
A recent discovery by a member of public that was reported to DOC, could have had some devastating consequences for unsuspecting visitors to the Hapuawhenua Viaduct.
08 March 2019
A minimum of 70 Kaimanawa wild horses need to be removed from the Waiouru Military Training Area, Central North Island in the next couple of months and rehoming groups are now keen to hear from prospective owners.