Battle for our Birds in the news
Our stories of 2017
29 December 2017
2017 has been a big year for DOC and conservation. We look back at some of our stories over the year.
Trail-cam footage before and after a 1080 operation
20 December 2017
Reducing the numbers of rats, stoats and possums was key to protecting endangered mohua and other native wildlife in the blue mountains area. This could be done through aerial 1080 pest control operations, but we wanted to know how effective this method was.
Photo of the week: Frog blog
25 September 2017
New Zealand’s native Archey's frogs are the big winners at Whareorino Forest following a successful Battle for our Birds operation.
Photo of the week: Haast tokoeka kiwi
06 June 2017
Today's photo is of a Haast tokoeka kiwi, a shy, mountain-loving bird and one of our rarest kiwi species.