2023 media releases
IntroductionView DOC media releases from 2023.
28 November 2023
Canterbury groups and organisations committed to protecting vulnerable native birds nesting on the Ashley River/Rakahuri have a message to four-wheel-drivers: please don’t drive on the river during nesting season.
30 August 2023
Source: Office of the Minister of Conservation, Office of the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries
The Government moved to protect the Hauraki Gulf for future generations today with the Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana Marine Protection Bill passing its first reading, Conservation Minister Willow-Jean Prime said.
29 August 2023
Source: Office of the Minister of Conservation and the Mininster of Oceans and Fisheries
The Labour Government will ban bottom fishing from the vast bulk of the Hauraki Gulf as part of its plan to better protect the 1.2-million-hectare marine park for future generations, with public consultation opening tomorrow.
14 August 2023
Source: Office of the Minister of Conservation
The importance of working together for the environment was highlighted today as Minister of Conservation Minister Willow-Jean Prime kicked off Conservation Week 2023 at a South Auckland stream restoration project.
09 August 2023
Source: Office of the Prime Minister, Office of the Minister of Conservation, Office of the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries
The Government is taking a major step towards protecting the Hauraki Gulf for future generations, including nearly tripling the area of Auckland’s maritime area that’s under protection.
30 June 2023
Source: Department of Conservation and Toyota New Zealand Ltd
After seven years, DOC, in consultation with Toyota New Zealand, has made the difficult decision to wind down the Toyota Kiwi Guardians (TKG) programme from 1 August 2023.