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Queenstown Airport expands biodiversity partnership
2 Sep 2022   /

Queenstown Airport expands biodiversity partnership

Queenstown Airport is expanding its long-standing relationship with the Whakatipu Reforestation Trust to include continue a local biodiversity planting project.


Perspectives: Australia’s Indigenous tourism fights to protect cultural heritage
29 Aug 2022   /

Perspectives: Australia’s Indigenous tourism fights to protect cultural heritage

Indigenous tourism and an enhanced sense of connection to local communities can help people fight the destruction of sites of environmental and cultural significance in Australia.


Zealandia underscores visitor value from regenerative tourism
24 Aug 2022   /

Zealandia underscores visitor value from regenerative tourism

The eco-sanctuary’s commitment to to conservation can only be achieved with the help of visitors, says CEO Danielle Shanahan.


Poto Williams new conservation minister, Kiri Allan moves to justice
14 Jun 2022   /

Poto Williams new conservation minister, Kiri Allan moves to justice

Poto Williams has been appointed conservation minister, with Kiri Allan moving to justice.


New $10m wildlife centre at Inglewood progressing
1 Apr 2022   /

New $10m wildlife centre at Inglewood progressing

New Plymouth District Council, Pukerangiora hapū and the East Taranaki Environment Collective will develop a $10m wildlife centre at Inglewood.


Special decals to protect birds at Wellington Cable Car
14 Mar 2022   /

Special decals to protect birds at Wellington Cable Car

Wellington Cable Car is installing specially designed decals to prevent birds flying into the windows of its Kelburn Terminal.


$355k Jobs For Nature funds Te Puke heritage Pā restoration
16 Feb 2022   /

$355k Jobs For Nature funds Te Puke heritage Pā restoration

The first steps to restoring Maungaruahine Pā at Te Puke are underway following a $355,000 funding injection from the Government’s Mahi mō te Taiao | Jobs for Nature programme.


Te Uruwera to re-open in February
31 Jan 2022   /

Te Uruwera to re-open in February

Lake Waikaremoana will re-open to the public on 6 February and all tracks, huts and camp grounds in Te Uruwera will re-open from 14 February.


Govt injects $3.5m in nature programmes
28 Jan 2022   /

Govt injects $3.5m in nature programmes

Otago’s Penguin Place and The Hokonui Rūnanga Catlins Biodiversity Project will receive combined funding of around $3.5m from the government.


Ōtorohanga Kiwi House: Slow summer ahead, $8m development on track
8 Dec 2021   /

Ōtorohanga Kiwi House: Slow summer ahead, $8m development on track

Ōtorohanga Kiwi House is ready to welcome back Aucklanders from 15 December but does not expect many tourists until March or April next year.


New dolphin calf spotted in Bay of Islands
7 Dec 2021   /

New dolphin calf spotted in Bay of Islands

A new calf has been born in the bottlenose dolphin pod that frequents the Bay of Islands, just ahead of the implementation of a new marine sanctuary in the area.


NZ Tourism Awards: Kiwi Hatchery looks to virtual, VIP for growth
25 Nov 2021   /

NZ Tourism Awards: Kiwi Hatchery looks to virtual, VIP for growth

The National Kiwi Hatchery Aotearoa at Rotorua’s Rainbow Springs Nature Park has seen a substantial increase in brown kiwi chicks but a big fall in visitor numbers since the pandemic struck.


Northland operator eyes rebound for its Covid-safe offerings
19 Nov 2021   /

Northland operator eyes rebound for its Covid-safe offerings

Kiwi North could be one of the earlier operators to see more custom in the post-lockdown era, says director Allie Fry.


Christchurch moves closer to $26m City to Sea pathway
28 Sep 2021  

Christchurch moves closer to $26m City to Sea pathway

Christchurch is solidifying plans around a shared-use City to Sea pathway that will allow for wetlands and ecological restoration.


Move over Great Walks – Great Sanctuaries Aotearoa is coming
14 Sep 2021   /

Move over Great Walks – Great Sanctuaries Aotearoa is coming

First it was the Great Walks, then Great Rides, now a new multi-regional sanctuaries experience is hoping to launch.


Lockdown “shock” but the birds will be waiting – Pūkaha’s Emily Court
24 Aug 2021   /

Lockdown “shock” but the birds will be waiting – Pūkaha’s Emily Court

Wildlife centres have struggled during the pandemic but new markets are emerging, says Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre’s GM.


Franz Josef operator makes rare discovery
17 Aug 2021   /

Franz Josef operator makes rare discovery

Franz Josef Wilderness Tours has found rare long-tail bats/pekapeka near Franz Josef as part of a survey funded through the government’s Jobs for Nature programme.


Taonga projects secure $10m, 58 jobs to be created
13 Aug 2021   /

Taonga projects secure $10m, 58 jobs to be created

Taranaki projects protecting taonga species have received a $9.8m boost through the government’s Jobs for Nature programme.


Motiti Island protection rules come into force
12 Aug 2021  

Motiti Island protection rules come into force

Rules are now in place to stop people anchoring boats or taking any kind of marine life from three offshore reef areas surrounding Motiti Island, off Papamoa Beach.


DOC issues warning for unleashed dogs after kiwi death
23 Jul 2021   /

DOC issues warning for unleashed dogs after kiwi death

The Department of Conservation has warned that dogs must be kept on a leash while on conservation land, following the death of a kiwi.


Northland project to create 15 Jobs for Nature roles
20 Jul 2021   /

Northland project to create 15 Jobs for Nature roles

A Predator Free Bay of Islands project is set to create 15 new jobs in the region when fully operational, the Department of Conservation says.


DOC funds 500+ Jobs for Nature roles
16 Jul 2021   /

DOC funds 500+ Jobs for Nature roles

Jobs funded through $34m allocation from Jobs for Nature Community and Private Land Biodiversity funds administered by DOC.


Tourism emissions drop for second year in 2019 – Stats NZ
14 Jul 2021   /

Tourism emissions drop for second year in 2019 – Stats NZ

Air and space travel accounted for 60% of tourism-related emissions in 2019.


Milford Sound masterplan to be unveiled 28 July
14 Jul 2021   /

Milford Sound masterplan to be unveiled 28 July

The Milford Opportunities masterplan project is set to be launched publicly at the Te Anau Club on Wednesday 28 July at 11am.


Zealandia’s Atkins appointed Royal Society Te Apārangi CEO
13 Jul 2021   /

Zealandia’s Atkins appointed Royal Society Te Apārangi CEO

Paul Atkins will replace Professor Dame Cindy Kiro.


Large portion of Mackenzie to become conservation land
20 May 2021  

Large portion of Mackenzie to become conservation land

Area includes the Grampians and Godley Peaks.


Kiwi Birdlife to host predator control seminar
14 May 2021  

Kiwi Birdlife to host predator control seminar

Kiwi Birdlife Park in partnership with the Whakatipu Wildlife Trust is hosting a predator control seminar on Tuesday 18 May.


Motiti Island protection rules in place from August
6 May 2021  

Motiti Island protection rules in place from August

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Review recommends change, shows Fish & Game has “work to do”
28 Apr 2021  

Review recommends change, shows Fish & Game has “work to do”

Reducing number of regional councils, lifting Māori representation among recommendations.


Health expert takes on conservation after Allan goes on leave
7 Apr 2021   /

Health expert takes on conservation after Allan goes on leave

Verrall will temporarily oversee the Department of Conservation as Allan focuses on cancer treatment.


Tours return to Fiordland sanctuary
15 Dec 2020   /

Tours return to Fiordland sanctuary

Spaces on the tour would be limited to 25 people and run through a ticketing system, costing $10 per person, children free.


Zoo partnership returns giant wētā to Motuihe Island
8 Dec 2020   /

Zoo partnership returns giant wētā to Motuihe Island

Auckland Zoo and the Motuihe Trust are working together to return the giant wētā the wētāpunga to Te Motu-a-Ihenga Motuihe Island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf.


DOC appeals for info on West Coast vandals
30 Nov 2020   /

DOC appeals for info on West Coast vandals

DOC spent around $20,000 each year repairing damage.


Auckland Zoo to rehome elephants
26 Nov 2020   /

Auckland Zoo to rehome elephants

Auckland Zoo is looking for new overseas homes for its two female Asia elephants, Anjalee and Burma.


Museum’s treasured gecko euthanised
25 Nov 2020   /

Museum’s treasured gecko euthanised

Otago Museum has euthanised its jewelled gecko Manawa after expert treatments could not revive him from a series of ailments.


Te Anau Bird Sanctuary welcomes ducklings
12 Nov 2020   /

Te Anau Bird Sanctuary welcomes ducklings

Te Anau Bird Sanctuary has welcomed three new kōwhiowhio, or blue duck, ducklings who hatched at the end of October.


Tāne Mahuta viewing closed for boardwalk repairs
10 Nov 2020   /

Tāne Mahuta viewing closed for boardwalk repairs

The Department of Conservation will close public access to Tāne Mahuta, in Waipoua Forest, from Monday 16 November to Thursday 19 November 2020.


Hamilton Zoo recognised for animal welfare practices
6 Nov 2020   /

Hamilton Zoo recognised for animal welfare practices

Zoo director Dr Baird Fleming said it reflected the importance the zoo team placed on the wellbeing of the animals in their care.


Operators help raise $12k to restore Fiordland
5 Nov 2020   /

Operators help raise $12k to restore Fiordland

Items primarily donated by tourism operators in the Queenstown and Fiordland areas were auctioned off.


Eves Valley reserve recovering from fire
4 Nov 2020   /

Eves Valley reserve recovering from fire

The edges and hillslopes of the 28-hectare reserve near Nelson were burnt by the fire that spread over 2400 hectares.


Protected islands not for dogs
2 Nov 2020   /

Protected islands not for dogs

The Department of Conservation is reminding visitors to stick to the rules as an influx of visitors were found bringing dogs to Auckland islands, which are home to endangered species.


DOC reminds visitors to Mahaanui of new conservation rules
18 Sep 2020   /

DOC reminds visitors to Mahaanui of new conservation rules

The Department of Conservation is reminding visitors to the Mahaanui district in Otautahi/Christchurch to follow conservation laws. 


Govt injects $7.6m into Predator Free Wellington
9 Sep 2020   /

Govt injects $7.6m into Predator Free Wellington

The investment would create 42 new jobs and enable native plants and wildlife to thrive in Wellington.


Govt grants $5.4m for 116 conservation projects
2 Sep 2020   /

Govt grants $5.4m for 116 conservation projects

The money is from the Department of Conservation’s Community Fund/Pūtea Tautiaki Hapori.


Wairarapa wetlands wins international recognition
25 Aug 2020  

Wairarapa wetlands wins international recognition

Wairarapa Moana has been recognised as a Wetland of International Importance.


Conservation Week ‘a chance to be with nature’ – DOC
17 Aug 2020   /

Conservation Week ‘a chance to be with nature’ – DOC

New Zealanders are being encouraged to focus on the well-being benefits of spending time in nature during Conservation Week.


DOC urges Kiwis to explore own backyard this conservation week
30 Jul 2020   /

DOC urges Kiwis to explore own backyard this conservation week

The Department of Conservation is urging Kiwis to get out and explore nature for this year’s Conservation Week, which runs from 15 – 23 August.


Trust secures $2.5m to help displaced tourism, hospo workers
17 Jul 2020   /

Trust secures $2.5m to help displaced tourism, hospo workers

Te Arawa Lakes Trust will receive $2.5m from the Government’s $1.3bn Jobs for Nature fund, says conservation minister Eugenie Sage.


Bay of Island’s Carino Wildlife Cruises wins WCA certification
16 Jul 2020   /

Bay of Island’s Carino Wildlife Cruises wins WCA certification

Carino Wildlife Cruises has been recognised as a responsible whale and dolphin watching operator by the World Cetacean Alliance.


Queenstown kiwi go wild in Whirinaki
9 Jul 2020   /

Queenstown kiwi go wild in Whirinaki

Two Queenstown kiwi have been released into the wild of Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park south of Rotorua.