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See regional Conservation Week media releases
26 June 2019
DOC are asking the public to be careful at Wainui Beach in Gisborne if leopard seals are resting on the southern end of the beach.
25 June 2019
Although seals are marine mammals, they spend a lot of their time on land – particularly between June and September.
04 February 2019
The death of a juvenile little blue penguin/kororā, killed by a dog near the Whangawehi stream at Mahia Peninsula, has prompted DOC to remind owners to control their dogs.