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16 December 2019
A Taranaki kiwi chick is lucky to be alive thanks to a truckie who saved it from a stoat attack.
11 November 2019
New research using acoustic underwater monitoring devices has confirmed that Hector’s or Māui dolphins are often present in the Taranaki region.
04 November 2019
Native birds on Mount Taranaki have a greater chance of breeding success this season with high rat and possum numbers knocked down from the predator control operation in June.
16 October 2019
Protecting backyard native wildlife just got easier for Taranaki residents as DOC opens the regions first trap library.
25 September 2019
The whio aversion programme for dogs brings success in Taranaki's whio population.
06 September 2019
A survey of toanui or flesh-footed shearwater in Taranaki has seen great results with hundreds of the birds found on Motumahanga Island offshore from New Plymouth.
26 July 2019
Wednesday 31st July is World Ranger Day and DOC is acknowledging the critical work of its hard-working rangers.
01 February 2019
"Pets kill wildlife too” is the message from DOC and Taranaki Regional Council after results show two blue penguins found dead by New Plymouth’s Breakwater were victims of dog attack.