Have your say on the proposed name of Wairarapa Moana for Lakes Wairarapa and Onoke and the wetland area around them. Submissions close 26 March 2020.
Thousands of Cantabrians and visitors have the chance to learn about Christchurch’s World War II history with the reopening of the historic Awaroa/Godley Head gun emplacements.
A call is being made for nominations for the Nature Heritage Fund Committee. Nominations close on Monday 30 March 2020 at 5 pm.
Some of New Zealand’s unique alpine plant communities have a chance to recover and regenerate, following DOC and hunters’ ongoing efforts to control Himalayan tahr in the South Island.
The endangered toroa/Antipodean albatross has new international protection for its 100,000 km annual migration, thanks to collaborative efforts led by New Zealand, Australia and Chile.
Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage has extended the date for people to have their say on proposed changes to improve management of whitebait across New Zealand.
A drone has been seized after it was flown above the Tongariro Alpine Crossing illegally.
Have your say on a concession application by The Gisborne Anglers Club Incorporated to lease a club hut. Submissions close 25 March 2020.
After being considered functionally extinct from the South Island since the 1990s, the rarest waterfowl on mainland New Zealand, the pāteke/brown teal, is doing well in the Arthur Valley of Fiordland.
DOC Hawke’s Bay is concerned after local biodiversity champions discovered several invasive mangrove seedlings deliberately planted in the Ahuriri Estuary.
The Milford Track partially reopens as a three-day Southern Milford-Mackinnon Experience on 26 February 2020 as the north section of the track has suffered storm damage and is unsafe to access.
Heroic rescues of frightened dogs from the sub-Antarctic islands will become an even rarer event with the introduction of tracking collars under a new Conservation Dogs Programme (CDP) policy
Hunt in Pureora Forest Park with a current permit and be in to win! Competition runs from 13 March to 19 April 2020.
The Minister of Conservation has announced that the Milford Track will be partially reopened from 26 February.
Two artists have been selected for this year’s Wild Creations, a joint DOC and Creative New Zealand initiative supporting artists to engage with nature and conservation.
Have your say on Napier City Council's application to hold Marine Mammal Items. They want a permit to hold marine mammal bones in the National Aquarium of New Zealand's collection. Submission close 18 March 2020.
This report outlines the research carried out through the Conservation Services Programme Annual Plan 2018-19, and provides updates on multi-year projects started in previous years.
This is a final report for INT2015-03: Identification and storage of cold-water coral bycatch specimens
Fisheries New Zealand and DOC are seeking public feedback on a proposed network of marine protected areas off the southeast coast of the South Island.
A swingbridge in Pureora Forest has reopened in time for a cycling event which travels the length of New Zealand this month.