We are reopening Motutapu Island to the public tomorrow (Saturday 21 October), the first day of Labour Weekend.
The official yearly takahē population count is in, with 347 birds recorded throughout the country – a 13 percent increase in the last year.
We are seeking information about four protected kererū found shot dead at the Lake Mangamahoe Wildlife Sanctuary, near New Plymouth.
A brand new trap network aims to enhance the bush and birdlife at Opepe Historic Reserve.
People of all ages are encouraged to look in their backyard this Conservation Week to see how they can help protect and nurture our amazing and unique wildlife.
A new partnership between DOC and Christchurch Helicopters to help save our rarest forest bird, the orange-fronted parakeet/kākāriki karaka, was announced at an event in Christchurch today.
DOC has praised Canterbury businesses for getting involved in conservation and helping to make a difference for our native wildlife and habitats.
Ongoing - year round: Help control pests on Maungauika/North Head in Devonport by joining the newly formed trapping group, supported by local DOC staff.
Changes to the Conservation Act have improved the process for applying to undertake activities on public conservation land.
A spate of kiwi chick deaths has highlighted the need to expand pest control efforts beyond the core Whakatāne Kiwi Project management area.
This year we celebrate 30 years of change in our work with communities. We put the spotlight on some of the milestones and challenges over that time and glimpse at the future of this work.
Apply for a permit to hunt on Molesworth Station during the 2018 roar period.
DOC will start its Battle for our Birds aerial pest control operation in the Matukituki Valley this week to protect vulnerable wildlife from a predator plague fueled by forest seeding.
There have been two unusual and rare visitors to East Coast beaches in the past week. A leopard seal at Tokomaru Bay and a female elephant seal at Wainui beach.
The Acheron Road through Molesworth Station will open to the public from the Awatere Valley end in Marlborough at Labour Weekend.
A seal pup/kekeno has been mauled to death at Te Awanga by a dog - the second such attack in as many months.
People are invited to an Our Place: Our Nature family event with fun activities in Nelson on Saturday 28 October, being held to celebrate Conservation Week.
DOC is continuing to upgrade tracks throughout kauri forests in the Hauaraki, Coromandel and Tauranga districts to help prevent the spread of kauri dieback.
Southlanders of all ages are encouraged to take a look in their backyard this Conservation Week to see how they can help protect and nurture our unique wildlife.
Have your say on an application by Go Orange Limited for a renewal of a permit to view marine mammals from motorised vessels and kayaks in Fiordland. Submissions close 13 November 2017.