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Date: 10 October 2017DOC and Genesis are spreading the word about 'Whio Boot Camp Challenge', a computer game developed to build awareness of whio and the challenges they face in the wild.
Date: 26 September 2017Our predator control operation over part of southern Paparoa National Park and adjoining conservation land to protect kiwi, whio and other native wildlife has been completed.
Date: 05 September 2017We are appealing for information after a 5-metre Gray’s beaked whale that washed up dead on a Greymouth beach had its beak illegally chain sawed off.
Date: 22 August 2017A rare rowi kiwi has been found dead on a road in North Ōkārito Forest near Franz Josef. A post mortem confirmed that her death was caused by trauma consistent with being hit by a vehicle.
Date: 09 August 2017Two protected kererū (native pigeon) have been found shot next to a camping ground at Lake Brunner near Greymouth on the West Coast.
Date: 19 July 2017Source: Office of the Minister for the EnvironmentConstruction is set to start by the end of this month on the new Great Walk in Paparoa National Park in memory of the 29 men who died in the 2010 Pike River Mine disaster, Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith announced today.
Date: 12 April 2017Source: Office of the Minister of Conservation11 of New Zealand’s rarest kiwi have been returned to the Haast Kiwi Sanctuary.
Date: 21 April 2017Mountain biking on the Heaphy Track is now extended by two months and will run from 1 May to 30 November.
Date: 10 March 2017Source: Office of the Minister for the EnvironmentA new Great Walk through the Paparoa National Park to be built as a memorial to the 29 men who died in the 2010 Pike Mine tragedy can now proceed.
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