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23 November 2020
The arrival of a leopard seal on a Taranaki beach is a timely reminder of the care people need to take around marine mammals coming ashore in warmer weather, says DOC.
06 October 2020
Trampers hiking to Taranaki’s popular Pouakai Hut will soon have the security of knowing they have a bunk for the night.
29 September 2020
Lake Dive Hut, one of Mt Taranaki's most popular huts has been destroyed by fire.
09 September 2020
A grant from the Department of Conservation’s Community Fund is a vital building block for a Taranaki iwi organisation on its conservation journey.
03 September 2020
A North Island brown kiwi faces a long road to recovery after being rescued from a Taranaki road culvert.
07 July 2020
The removal of unsafe exotic trees in Egmont National Park will have flow-on benefits to the Taranaki community, says the Department of Conservation.
14 May 2020
Trampers keen to get back up on Mount Taranaki in Alert Level 2 will need to practice physical distancing and be prepared for winter conditions.
22 April 2020
The Hawera couple are close to notching up 40 years of volunteer work supporting the DOC's management of Egmont National Park – including painting, hut construction and even building steps on tracks.
16 April 2020
Mount Taranaki’s pests be warned – DOC ranger Tama Blackburn has been busy constructing over 110 traps while working from home during the lockdown.
03 April 2020
DOC has welcomed the Civil Defence decision to close roads into Egmont National Park in a bid to combat COVID-19.
10 March 2020
Taranaki duck hunters and neighbours of Mt Taranaki are encouraged to sign their dogs up for a free whio (blue duck) aversion training session this March
05 March 2020
Work on the first stage of the development Taranaki Crossing in Egmont National Park is underway.