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DOC yet to asses full extent of damage, no date for reopening given.
The Department of Conservation will keep a number of tracks and the Twilight Campsite near Cape Reinga closed due to reports of feral dog sightings.
The Department of Conservation is upgrading its tracks and installing hygiene stations on Great Barrier/Aotea Island after finding two new kauri dieback infected sites.
DOC is seeking input from iwi, hapū and whānau on its proposal to extend seaward boundaries in the Coromandel.
The Department of Conservation has decided that media should have the same access to conservation land that the public enjoy, and will no longer need to apply for a permit.
Verrall will temporarily oversee the Department of Conservation as Allan focuses on cancer treatment.
The Department of Conservation has temporarily closed the campsite at Awaroa/Godley Head near Lyttelton after dangerous levels of asbestos was found nearby.
Cowabunga! New Zealand’s only turtle rescue and release scheme sends off two more.
Seventeen hand-reared whio, or blue duck, are to be released in the Edwards and Mingha Valley in Arthurs Pass National Park.
The Department of Conservation and Air New Zealand have given Kahurangi National Park 15 new takahē residents.
The 56-year-old Kahunui Hut in the Waioeka Conservation Area on the East Coast has been upgraded to help preserve the area’s heritage.
Trampers to Waikato’s Pahautea Hut in Pirongia Forest Park are now asked to book their stay via DOC’s online booking system.
A South Westland project has received $45m in support of the country’s goal to be predator free by 2050.
The Department of Conservation is urging Motuihe Island visitors to abide by “island etiquette” and protect threatened species on the Hauraki Gulf destination.
The Department of Conservation is asking for Waikato west coast boaties to continue to report Māui dolphin sightings.
The Department of Conservation and Air New Zealand have given Milford Track’s resident pāteke or brown teal duck a boost.
The Department of Conservation has started construction of new boardwalks across the Pouakai Tarns and the Ahukawakawa wetland as part of its Taranaki Crossing project.
The Department of Conservation’s partnership with NIWA officially launches its new weather forecasting service today.
The Department of Conservation has reopened the popular Mount William Walkway after closing it in November.
The Department of Conservation has built a hut on the West Coast to honour the late Dr Andrew Dennis.
DOC says it wants to work with the tourism sector to enhance its contribution to conservation.
The track had been closed since July 2019 after a significant slip undercut the track, making it unsafe to access.
DOC is reminding people to tread lightly and follow the rules at camping spots this Waitangi weekend, such Fiordland’s Mavora Lakes.
Spectators hoping to catch views from Motutapu, Rangitoto and Motuihe would be met by rangers and conservation dogs to double check gear and vessels of any pests.
The Wairarapa Moana Wetlands will receive a $3.5m boost from Jobs for Nature funding to scale up restoration efforts.
Two tracks in Waikato’s popular Hakarimata Ranges will close this month for upgrades.
Dogs are causing problems for wildlife in refuge areas, including one death of a rare tawaki or Fiordland crested penguin in Haast.
DOC will expand the use of Covid-19 contact tracing QR codes after making them visible at all visitor centres and at serviced campsites.
Boaties should give animals plenty of space and always watch where they are going, DOC says.
Historic West Coast goldtown Waiuta will join Tohu Whenua, recognising it as one of New Zealand’s most treasured heritage places.
Visitors to Tongariro National Park are being asked to respect the values of the mountain in a new campaign from Ngāti Hikairo ki Tongariro and the Department of Conservation.
Ashpit and Brett Road campgrounds on the shores of Lake Rerewhakaaitu in Rotorua now require online bookings, as the Department of Conservation looked to manage the effects of increased domestic tourism the summer season.
Gannet Beach Adventures tours at Cape Kidnappers will return to operations tomorrow after almost two years.
The Department of Conservation is seeking public input on the Kawarau/The Remarkables ahead of a review into the status of the lands and waters in the Remarkables Conservation Area.
An application by Fullers Group to operate guided tours on Rangitoto and Motutapu islands in the Hauraki Gulf should have been declined/
There will be a new public website providing weather and river flow forecasts to give people visiting national parks and other conservation areas more detailed information.
The Government’s Jobs for Nature programme is critical to keeping staff employed who otherwise have been let go, says Fox Glacier Guiding chief executive Rob Jewell.
DOC spent around $20,000 each year repairing damage.
The Department of Conservation has completed its planned Himalayan tahr control operations for 2020.
The Department of Conservation is reminding people to take care around marine mammals coming to shore this summer after the arrival of a leopard seal on a Taranaki beach.
With border restrictions and a call to support regions and domestic tourism operators, DOC was expecting more New Zealanders out and about this summer.
DOC is urging beach goers to drive carefully on the foreshore after a critically injured kekeno/seal pup had to be euthanised on a Christchurch beach.
The Department of Conservation will close public access to Tāne Mahuta, in Waipoua Forest, from Monday 16 November to Thursday 19 November 2020.
The department has waived most tourism-related fees to help struggling operators.
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 seeking feedback on new areas identified for cycle tracks and trails on public conservation lands and waters across Otago.
Staff from Skydive Franz and Fox Glacier have been lending a hand to upgrade tracks in South Westland as part of the $1.3bn Jobs for Nature programme.
The Department of Conservation has appointed a new marine reserve ranger to help protect marine life in Tasman Bay’s two marine reserves.
The Department of Conservation is warning people about handling kororā/little blue penguins after reports of people in Napier posing images of themselves holding the birds on social media.