2020 media releases
IntroductionView DOC media releases from 2020.
25 September 2020
Ecological restoration of Nelson city’s Mahitahi (Maitai) river catchment will step up a gear with a $2 million Jobs for Nature funding boost that will create jobs equivalent to 30 fulltime roles spread over two years.
03 September 2020
Source: Office of the Minister of Conservation
Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announced a $2 million expansion of the Backcountry Trust’s programme to repair and maintain huts, tracks and bridges in some of New Zealand’s more remote places as part of the Government’s $1.3 billion Jobs for Nature programme.
31 January 2020
DOC is encouraging visitors to the Abel Tasman National Park this summer to ‘poo in a loo’ in a campaign aimed to reduce toileting in the bush to protect the environment and avoid unsightly human waste and toilet paper by tracks.