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First it was the Great Walks, then Great Rides, now a new multi-regional sanctuaries experience is hoping to launch.
Wildlife centres have struggled during the pandemic but new markets are emerging, says Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre’s GM.
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.
Taranaki projects protecting taonga species have received a $9.8m boost through the government’s Jobs for Nature programme.
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.
The Department of Conservation has warned that dogs must be kept on a leash while on conservation land, following the death of a kiwi.
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.
Jobs funded through $34m allocation from Jobs for Nature Community and Private Land Biodiversity funds administered by DOC.
Air and space travel accounted for 60% of tourism-related emissions in 2019.
The Milford Opportunities masterplan project is set to be launched publicly at the Te Anau Club on Wednesday 28 July at 11am.
Paul Atkins will replace Professor Dame Cindy Kiro.
Area includes the Grampians and Godley Peaks.
Kiwi Birdlife Park in partnership with the Whakatipu Wildlife Trust is hosting a predator control seminar on Tuesday 18 May.
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Reducing number of regional councils, lifting Māori representation among recommendations.
Verrall will temporarily oversee the Department of Conservation as Allan focuses on cancer treatment.
Spaces on the tour would be limited to 25 people and run through a ticketing system, costing $10 per person, children free.
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 spent around $20,000 each year repairing damage.
Auckland Zoo is looking for new overseas homes for its two female Asia elephants, Anjalee and Burma.
Otago Museum has euthanised its jewelled gecko Manawa after expert treatments could not revive him from a series of ailments.
Te Anau Bird Sanctuary has welcomed three new kōwhiowhio, or blue duck, ducklings who hatched at the end of October.
The Department of Conservation will close public access to Tāne Mahuta, in Waipoua Forest, from Monday 16 November to Thursday 19 November 2020.
Zoo director Dr Baird Fleming said it reflected the importance the zoo team placed on the wellbeing of the animals in their care.
Items primarily donated by tourism operators in the Queenstown and Fiordland areas were auctioned off.
The edges and hillslopes of the 28-hectare reserve near Nelson were burnt by the fire that spread over 2400 hectares.
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.
The Department of Conservation is reminding visitors to the Mahaanui district in Otautahi/Christchurch to follow conservation laws.
The investment would create 42 new jobs and enable native plants and wildlife to thrive in Wellington.
The money is from the Department of Conservation’s Community Fund/Pūtea Tautiaki Hapori.
Wairarapa Moana has been recognised as a Wetland of International Importance.
New Zealanders are being encouraged to focus on the well-being benefits of spending time in nature during 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.
Te Arawa Lakes Trust will receive $2.5m from the Government’s $1.3bn Jobs for Nature fund, says conservation minister Eugenie Sage.
Carino Wildlife Cruises has been recognised as a responsible whale and dolphin watching operator by the World Cetacean Alliance.
Two Queenstown kiwi have been released into the wild of Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park south of Rotorua.
The environmental projects will benefit locals who are looking for work and who have been affected by the Whakaari disaster and Covid-19 downturn.
The funding means work can start immediately on a $4.5m development project.
Up to 160 redeployed workers are due to pick up jobs in 55 biosecurity and conservation projects.
A Givealittle page has been set up to help the Otorohanga Kiwi House as the facility copes with life under the Covid-19 lockdown.
Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari has been recognised by the World Cetacean Alliance.
KiwiRail, the Department of Conservation, and the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association have partnered to help save the country’s endangered kea population.
Auckland Zoo and the city’s Hotel Grand Windsor have partnered to support conservation efforts in New Zealand and overseas.
ZEALANDIA marked World Wetlands Day on 2 February with an exhibit from Greater Wellington Regional Council model illustrating how wetlands absorb water running from the mountains to the sea.
New research by the Department of Conservation and the University of Auckland has confirmed that Hector’s or Māui dolphins are often present in the Taranaki region.
A new area for skiing, tramping and mountain biking could be made available to visitors, with submissions now open on the tenure review of New Zealand’s largest high country pastoral lease, Glenaray Station in Southland.
The value of healthy waterways to New Zealand’s tourism industry must be looked at urgently, according to Tourism Industry Aotearoa.
The Indigenous Freshwater Fish Amendment Bill has been passed in parliament.
NZSki funding for The Kea Conservation Trust will see the body extend its monitoring efforts from The Remarkables ski field across Ben Lomond from early 2020.
Real Journeys Birds of a Feather Conservation Ball raised $54,000 for the country’s endangered New Zealand falcon or kārearea.