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Date: 17 October 2017DOC 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.
Date: 12 October 2017People 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.
Date: 05 October 2017Overnight visitors to Siberia and Brewster huts will be able to secure beds in advance this summer.
Date: 05 October 2017People 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.
Date: 28 September 2017Tūmanako, the northern royal albatross/toroa and star of 'Royal Cam', has left Pukekura/Taiaroa Head near Dunedin, to start a new life at sea.
Date: 27 September 2017A leopard seal pup born on Dunedin’s St Kilda beach yesterday morning has been euthanised after its mother failed to bond and left for the ocean this morning.
Date: 22 September 2017DOC has appointed Aaron Fleming to the role of Operations Director for Southern South Island.
Date: 19 September 2017DOC is urging the public to come forward with information after a critically endangered sea lion/rāpoka was shot on a Catlins beach.
Date: 07 July 2017Get your tamariki into nature with Toyota Kiwi Guardians at Flat Top Hill in Central Otago.
Date: 04 July 2017The votes are in and the albatross star of the DOC ‘royal cam’ has been named Tūmanako meaning hope, wish, desire.
Date: 24 May 2017DOC and Forest & Bird are working together to restore native flora and fauna under threat from predators in Makarora.
Date: 23 May 2017For the second year running we're inviting people to help name the internet’s most famous albatross chick.
Date: 02 May 2017After three weeks recuperating, an injured falcon has returned to the Central Otago skies.
Date: 21 April 2017DOC seeks information about a sea lion discovered with gunshot wounds on a beach in the Catlins.
Date: 21 April 2017Kiwi Guardians is part of the Wild Dunedin festival.
Date: 16 March 2017Source: Office of the Minister of ConservationDunedin has accelerated its commitment to the Government’s Predator Free 2050.
Date: 28 February 2017The full Rees-Dart circuit will open on 1 March after a three-year closure caused by a major landslide.
Date: 07 February 2017Along with the Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust and others, we have completed the annual yellow-eyed penguins/hoiho monitoring along the Otago and Southland coastline. It's estimated that there are 260 breeding pairs.
Date: 30 January 2017The wait is over for fans of the DOC ‘Royal cam’ as the albatross nest at Pukekura/Taiaroa Head on Otago Peninsula is home to a new chick hatched over the weekend.
Date: 24 January 2017Source: Royal Albatross CentreThe first chick of the breeding season was welcomed on Sunday, with a 'Happy Birthday' flag flying from the Dunedin City Council's Mayoral Flagpole to celebrate.
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