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05 December 2019
The Waikanae Estuary Care Group will be stocking up their plant nursery to help restore the Lower North Island’s second most valuable estuarine environment following a $20,000 grant from the DOC Community Fund.
17 May 2019
A small population of our rarest kiwi returned to their traditional West Coast home on 9 May after growing up on Mana Island in the lower North Island.
15 May 2019
Ten new interpretative panels unveiled on Matiu/Somes on Saturday 11 May tell the story of Taranaki Whānui and their unique connection to the island.
06 March 2019
Waikanae River, north of Wellington, has been chosen by DOC as a priority river catchment for restoration from mountains to sea.
21 February 2019
Rangers and staff from DOC will be part of Te Matatini ki te Ao 2019 celebrations at Westpac Stadium in Wellington this weekend.
13 February 2019
Citizen scientists have recorded nearly 2,000 observations at Wellington's Taputeranga Marine Reserve.
11 February 2019
About 50 small seabird chicks from the Chatham Islands have been translocated by a volunteer conservation group to predator-free Mana Island, off the Porirua coast.
04 February 2019
Passengers from a cruise ship will be in for a treat today – pulling up alongside Kāpiti Island Nature Reserve.