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Date: 08 December 2017DOC has activated a response plan following a possible rat sighting on pest-free Hauturu/Little Barrier Island in the Hauraki Gulf.
Date: 15 November 2017DOC is responding to a possible mouse sighting on pest-free Tiritiri Matangi island in the Hauraki Gulf.
Date: 08 November 2017A DOC conservation dog has sniffed out a mouse on a truck that was being barged to pest free Motuihe island in the Hauraki Gulf.
Date: 20 October 2017We are reopening Motutapu Island to the public tomorrow (Saturday 21 October), the first day of Labour Weekend.
Date: 12 October 2017People of all ages are encouraged to take a look in their back yard this Conservation Week to see how they can help protect and nurture our amazing and unique wildlife.
Date: 18 August 2017DOC has closed the Okura Bush Walkway while a contractor repairs damage to the track caused by heavy and persistent rain.
Date: 14 August 2017Source: Office of the Minister of ConservationNorth Head/Maungauika is to become predator free, a first step towards a predator free Auckland.
Date: 17 July 2017DOC is reminding people living near the Manukau Harbour that winter is a period when New Zealand fur seals, or kekeno, appear in urban areas around the edge of the harbour.
Date: 17 July 2017Three kiwi have been killed in recent dog attacks on Kawau Island. DOC is investigating the attacks as kiwi are a protected native species.
Date: 28 April 2017A new population of little spotted kiwi is being created at an Auckland sanctuary.
Date: 28 April 2017Motutapu Island in the Hauraki Gulf is closed due to slips and washouts caused by heavy rain.
Date: 04 April 2017The fungal plant disease myrtle rust has been found on Kermadec pohutukawa trees on Raoul Island.
Date: 01 February 2017At least five absolutely protected fluttering shearwaters may have been shot dead near Little Barrier Island over Auckland Anniversary Weekend.
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