DOC and Ngati Rangi iwi are involved with Karioi Rahui, an ecological restoration project on the southern slopes of Mt Ruapehu.
Tongariro Forest is one of eight security sites for whio, and has the highest numbers of pairs protected and the highest density of birds than anywhere else in the country.
The Waikite valley of the Central North Island is steeped in geothermal activity, and home to rare geothermal vegetation.
These species-specific programmes protect our native wildlife.
Tiakina Ngā Manu, formerly Battle for our Birds, is DOC's successful predator control programme.
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