Little penguin/kororā are currently nesting for their breeding season
Image: Shellie Evans | ©
Joint Statement by the Department of Conservation, the New Zealand Conservation Authority and the Royal Forest and Bird Society of New Zealand Inc.
DOC enforces laws that protect New Zealand's biodiversity and historic heritage.
New Zealand is at Alert Level 1. DOC facilities are open - including visitor centres, huts, campgrounds and toilets.
We have been allocated just over $500 million over the next four years to create nature-based job opportunities for approximately 6,000 people.More
DOC is introducing a new scholarship programme to support high-quality research to achieve New Zealand’s conservation goals.
A historic track in South Westland is receiving an upgrade courtesy of skydiving staff who are splitting their time between track building and hosting domestic skydiving customers.
The discovery of new wild specimens of the incredibly rare kākābeak/ngutukākā has sparked new hope for the species.
Two years of work to return the “flower of the underworld” to Wellington culminated this week, with Pua o te Rēinga/Dactylanthus taylorii seed making its way from Pureora Forest Park to Wellington’s Otari-Wilton’s Bush.More