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The Department of Conservation, pet insurance company PD Insurance, and SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s have partnered to educate the public on cohabitation between dogs and marine life.
The Department of Conservation will take more time to ensure its Great Walks booking system will work as intended before it reopens to the public, probably in July.
Air New Zealand has been named Randstad’s Most Attractive Employer.
Great Walks visitor numbers for the 2022/23 summer jumped by almost a fifth compared to the previous season, driven by the return of internationals.
The Department of Conservation is temporarily closing three popular walking bridges in the Wānaka area for safety reasons.
Conservation Minister Willow-Jean Prime has met with the Department of Conservation and Northland Regional Council to discuss a collaborative approach to future goals.
NZ Māori Tourism, Matariki and Te Matatini also secure funding from Budget 2023.
Gannet Beach Adventures permanently shut its doors last week after a four year struggle to stay open.
Eight Department of Conservation campsites around the Coromandel’s Kauaeranga Valley are closed this month while they undergo repairs.
US provider Tyler Technologies supplies DOC with the IT services and said it had identified a fault, prompting Great Walks bookings to be pulled this week and delayed until June.
A 64-metre bridge is planned to reconnect key points on the St James Cycle Trail.
Bookings for seven of the iconic experiences were supposed to open today and tomorrow but have been delayed until June.
Tongariro Forest Kiwi Sanctuary is now home to nine Western brown kiwi as the first tranche of almost 70 to be returned.
The first day of bookings for the Department of Conservation’s Great Walks tracks has been so popular that demand crashed the website.
The Department of Conservation has closed Taranaki Maunga’s Around the Mountain Circuit until further notice due to severe storm damage and constant erosion.
The Department of Conservation is preparing to open tenders for the construction of a new building to replace the 26-bunk Oturere hut east of Mt Ngauruhoe.
Auckland Zoo has farewelled 21 Kapitia skinks as part of their reintroduction to the Kapitia Scientific Reserve on the West Coast.
The Department of Conservation is increasing hut fees and introducing differential pricing for internationals at its Paparoa Track Great Walk, citing the popularity of the experience.
DOC also aims to elevate Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track to Great Walk status in October, making it the 11th such experience.
The Department of Conservation is asking trampers and backcountry hunters to be considerate of others who are out and about during the Easter weekend.
DOC is seeking feedback on a proposal by Tuatapere Hump Track Charitable Trust for a lease, licence and easement in the Fiordland National Park and Waikoau Forest Conservation Area.
The Department of Conservation’s Jobs for Nature programme has contributed $930,000 to a project for pest control in Southern Ruahine near Manawatū.
Department of Conservation huts continue to use coal as a power source two years after a planned move to transfer all huts to wood by 2021, according to ACT conservation spokesperson Nicole McKee.
New Zealanders are being encouraged to explore their connection to the ocean as part of the annual Seaweek commemorations.
The Department of Conservation has closed Te Papanui Conservation Park near Dunedin due to the fire risk in the area, with further warnings in place for Otago, parts of Southland, and Canterbury.
Visitors to Department of Conservation huts, tracks and campsites on conservation land are urged to check the availability of sites before they set off on their journeys.
The Department of Conservation has closed all of its facilities across the northern and eastern North Island as Cyclone Gabrielle passes through the country.
Iconic Coromandel tourist spot, Cathedral Cove, has been completely closed to the public due to a severe slip in the last two days, as well as washouts, fallen trees, and flooding.
All conservation land is off limits to the public in Auckland, while campsites around the Coromandel have also been closed.
Department of Conservation camps around Whangarei will transition to a ‘pack in, pack out’ waste management policy from tomorrow, 1 February.
The Department of Conservation has extended a citizen science project encouraging members of the public to report sighting of kekeno New Zealand fur seals.
Summer bed night bookings around New Zealand’s Great Walks jumped 49% this season as the international visitor recovery takes hold.
The Department of Conservation is urging people to do their research before heading to the beach with their four-legged friends and check whether the areas they are travelling to are dog-friendly.
The $6.9m contestable Nature Heritage Fund has opened to help support areas containing threatened ecosystems around the country.
The Department of Conservation is seeking tenders for the construction of a $13.3m Taranaki Crossing project.
The Department of Conservation is keeping the 1.2 kilometre Omaha Cove Walkway north of Auckland closed for the summer due to a landslide earlier this month that damaged the track.
Four eggs have gone missing from a toroa northern royal albatross colony at Taiaroa Head/Pukekura, near Dunedin.
One of New Zealand’s rarest kiwi species, rowi, are under threat from pigs illegally released in Westland Tai Poutini National Park.
A native pekapeka long-tailed bat has been released back into the wild by Hamilton Zoo and the Department of Conservation and iwi.
The Department of Conservation is introducing a ‘pack in, pack out’ waste management policy for its campgrounds in the wider Whangarei area.
The Department of Conservation has closed the Graces Stream Campsite at Remutaka Forest Park near Wellington due to the threat of treefall.
Global media attention has resulted in more than 1,300 applications for a role as the Department of Conservation’s new biodiversity supervisor in Haast.
The warning comes after two people were rescued from the Tongariro Alpine Crossing on Sunday after they became exhausted and realised the track was beyond their abilities.
The Department of Conservation has closed the Central North Island’s Arataki Track in Pureroa Forest Park due to landslip and erosion damage.
More than 2.5 million work hours have been clocked up under the government’s $1.2bn Jobs For Nature programme.
Visitor numbers at high-volume destinations such as Great Walks during 2021/22 remains below pre-pandemic levels despite strong domestic demand, says DOC.
The Department of Conservation has closed the Mangapohue Natural Bridge Walk in the Waikato region due to erosion risk.
The Department of Conservation says it can work with the operators of ships at sea to prevent light from affecting the behaviour of birds.
Construction of the Department of Conservation’s new Experience Centre at the $26m Dolomite Point Redevelopment Project at Punakaiki is providing a boost for local accommodation and hospitality providers.
The chick is one of around 550 Haast tokoeka, the rarest type of kiwi.
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