This small Fiordland island has a big conservation story and even boasts its own species of skink.
The South West NZ Endangered Species Charitable Trust works with DOC to restore Coal Island in Fiordland National Park. The aim is to establish a world class sanctuary for rare and endangered native species.
This scenic highlight on the drive to Milford Sound is home to some important conservation projects.
The population of South Island lesser short-tailed bats in the Eglinton Valley is a viable population of this species on mainland South Island.
Monitoring and translocation projects are conducted each year for endangered species in Fiordland.
This mainland site acts like an island refuge for some of our most endangered species. It's a hotspot of educational opportunities and home to our most accessible Great Walk.
Find out about this major conservation project working to restore the Kepler area to its former state.
The Northern Fiordland Whio 'Security Site' located in Fiordland National Park is one of eight sites identified as a priority for whio management in the national whio recovery plan.
This project aims to restore Pigeon Island, a 73 ha inshore island in Tamatea/Dusky Sound, to its former biological glory.
This community-based conservation project is restoring the biodiversity on Pomona Island, Lake Manapōuri.
Donations from trampers on the Routeburn Track have enabled the set up of over 180 stoat trap boxes in the area to help protect native species.
Secretary Island is reaping the rewards of over a decade of conservation efforts and the results are priceless.
This project is helping increase native species in Sinbad Gully by reducing invasive pests.
Located on the wild and remote Fiordland coast, Tamatea/Dusky Sound is the focus of a cutting edge project to see it restored to one of the most intact ecosystems on Earth.
These species-specific programmes protect our native wildlife.
Tiakina Ngā Manu, formerly Battle for our Birds, is DOC's successful predator control programme.
Get involved in activities around the country, and find out about volunteering for conservation.