22 September 2022
Research released today identifies two types of visitors when it comes to connecting with nature on the Queen Charlotte Track: ‘spectators of nature’ and ‘participants in nature’.
10 August 2022
DOC has reiterated its plea to the community to come forward with information on the killing of 19 fur seals in Kaikōura last year, as investigators continue efforts to find those responsible.
30 July 2022
Motueka DOC ranger Stew Robertson will travel to Indonesia to study local communities’ involvement in marine protected areas as the 2022 winner of DOC’s Stephen O’Dea Development Award.
28 July 2022
Stays at Marlborough’s popular Marfells Beach Campsite from December to the end of April should now be booked online on the DOC booking system.
05 July 2022
A review of the conservation management plan for Rangitahi/Molesworth Recreation Reserve is taking place to look afresh at how this spectacular high county reserve is managed.
10 May 2022
A NIWA survey has used a deep-sea camera system to video the depths of the Kaikōura Canyon, providing fresh insights about marine life inside and outside Hikurangi Marine Reserve.
03 January 2022
DOC is concerned that a sudden increase in poaching from the Hikurangi Marine Reserve could devastate the local pāua population, and undo years of careful preservation.