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Poto Williams has been appointed conservation minister, with Kiri Allan moving to justice.
New Plymouth District Council, Pukerangiora hapū and the East Taranaki Environment Collective will develop a $10m wildlife centre at Inglewood.
Wellington Cable Car is installing specially designed decals to prevent birds flying into the windows of its Kelburn Terminal.
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.
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.
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 is ready to welcome back Aucklanders from 15 December but does not expect many tourists until March or April next year.
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.
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.
Kiwi North could be one of the earlier operators to see more custom in the post-lockdown era, says director Allie Fry.
Christchurch is solidifying plans around a shared-use City to Sea pathway that will allow for wetlands and ecological restoration.
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.