Photograph of Temple Basin by Bridget Reweti
Image: Bridget Reweti | ©


Awards offered by DOC for achievements in conservation.

Loder Cup

The Minister of Conservation awards the Loder Cup for outstanding achievements in plant conservation work in New Zealand.

Loder Cup and winners since 1929

NZ Environmental Hero of the Year Te Toa Taiao o te Tau

DOC and Ministry for the Environment joined forces for an award category in the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Awards Ngā Tohu Pou Kōhure o Aotearoa.

The 2022 winner is Charmaine Bailie. Read her story

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