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25 November 2021
Endangered tarāpuka/black-billed gulls have a habit of choosing unfortunate nesting sites – requiring some creative thinking from DOC rangers.
14 September 2021
Bat detectors placed in the Central North Island township of Owhango during June have revealed long-tailed bat (pekapeka-tou-roa) activity on all four detectors placed.
06 September 2021
Kids Greening Taupō has 50,000 reasons to believe the country’s 52nd annual Conservation Week will be another success – in spite of the activities being almost entirely virtual.
25 August 2021
Give wildlife space is a message DOC generally shares in the summer holiday season when there’s an influx of people to the Bay of Plenty’s public parks, reserves, and beaches.
13 August 2021
The number of breeding pairs of New Zealand’s threatened whio (Blue Duck) has almost tripled over the last 10 years, according to a survey released today by DOC.
11 June 2021
An image capturing the excitement of a mother and son, each holding a rainbow trout following a double hook-up at The Delta, a popular fishing spot on Lake Taupō, is the overall winner of this year’s DOC Taupō fishery photo competition.
29 April 2021
With the changing seasons, it is important to be prepared for increased hazards and reduced facilities when hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and Tongariro Northern Circuit.
16 March 2021
More than 200 homes are required to meet this year’s desired muster target. With progress to date, the rehoming groups are hopeful that all places for horses required will be filled.
11 January 2021
The Volcanic Alert Level (VAL) for Mount Ruapehu has been lowered from level 2 to level 1 today.