Have you say on the Minister of Conservation's intention to grant a concession to New Zealand Transport Agency on the Milford Road. Submissions close: 18 April 2017.
There are several ways you can donate and no amount is too small. All donations go directly towards Kākāpō Recovery.
Learn more about kākāpō.
From time to time throughout the year, we require volunteers to help us with our work.
Adopt a kākāpō for yourself or someone special and help to protect the few remaining kākāpō in the world. Your adoption will directly support funding for health management, supplementary food and annual transmitter changes.
Meet the people behind Kākāpō Recovery.
The predominant Maōri tribe of New Zealand’s South Island, Ngāi Tahu, has strong cultural, spiritual and traditional associations with the kākāpō.
Official partners and supporters of the Kākāpō Recovery Programme.
The Kākāpō Recovery Group consists of experts from inside and outside the Department of Conservation, and advises the Kākāpō Recovery team.
At the coal-face of the Kākāpō Recovery Programme are the staff of the Kākāpō Recovery Team, who bring a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to their work.
Kākāpō Recovery combines the efforts of scientists, rangers and volunteers, who are charged with looking after the few remaining kākāpō in the world.
A bibliography of kākāpō research publications.
Successful management of kākāpō relies on the use of modern technology.
We research new ideas that might help ensure a future for the kākāpō.
We manage kākāpō to ensure they are healthy and ready for breeding.
Due to extreme fire conditions in the Hawke's Bay district, DOC is closing some high-risk sites on public conservation land to mitigate risk to the public, staff and neighbours.
DOC's Director-General Lou Sanson thanks volunteers for the huge response to the recent whale stranding at Farewell Spit.
Last year our Port Jackson Campground became one of 10 new Kiwi Guardian sites scattered around New Zealand.
About Kākāpō Recovery
Find volunteering opportunities, how to adopt a kākāpō or make a donation to the Kākāpō Recovery Programme, resources for schools, and further reference material.