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08 April 2021
The 2021 kōkako nesting season has come to an end and there are high hopes for another 20 or more fledglings in Pirongia Forest Park.
29 March 2021
A 30-year veteran of New Zealand’s hunting scene will oversee judging in the annual Pureora Forest Park Hunting Competition this year.
16 March 2021
The newest trampers hut in Waikato’s Pirongia Forest Park is now bookable online.
11 March 2021
Boaties enjoying the ocean off the Waikato’s west coast are being urged to report sightings of the Māui dolphin, as a survey to determine the population of the rare mammals continues.
16 February 2021
A trial underway on the edge of the North Island’s Pureora Forest is exploring how New Zealand’s native bats/pekapeka respond to different types of artificial light.
05 February 2021
Office of the Minister of Conservation
A Waitomo-based Jobs for Nature project will keep up to ten people employed in the village as the tourism sector recovers post Covid-19 Conservation Minister Kiri Allan says.
02 February 2021
Two tracks in Waikato’s popular Hakarimata Ranges are in line for upgrades starting in February.
26 January 2021
Visitors to Te Toto Gorge, a picturesque, and culturally significant site, just south of Raglan, are being urged to report people rubbish dumping.
19 January 2021
Diverse native wildlife on Mount Pirongia can flourish this summer, thanks to a successful pest control operation, says DOC.