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The announcement of four new Jobs for Nature projects in Gisborne is set to create 165 jobs over the next three years.
The Department of Conservation is carrying out a 12-month audit on some concession holders.
The Department of Conservation has warned that dogs must be kept on a leash while on conservation land, following the death of a kiwi.
DOC says repair work underway but no estimate available for when the iconic track might be re-opened.
New pass for campers rather than hut users, with aim to boost use off-peak.
Increasing protected sea areas from the current 9.8% to 30% has the potential to boost marine tourism, says a Northland operator.
DOC could restrict interactions with marine mammals and will assess the capacity for increased tourism under the new strategy.
Milford, Heaphy and Rakuira tracks open first.
Staff see more first time campers than in many years.
But the future of Milford’s airfield remains uncertain as stakeholders jockey for the tourism minister’s ear.
Caution urged for long weekend amid warnings of washouts, slips, windfall and general flooding.
The Mountain Safety Council has developed a new app with the support of the Police to assist with planning a walk or tramp.
The Department of Conservation is urging visitors to Waitomo’s Mangaokewa Reserve to report fly tipping, vandalism and suspicious behaviour as damage and dumping continues at the sacred location.
In a message sent to stakeholders on Tuesday, Lou Sanson notes his highlights during his eight years in the post.
The director-general says he will leave on 13 September.
The Department of Conservation has received $5.1m from the government to purchase 148 electric vehicles and install charging infrastructure.
DOC calling for submissions by 4 June.
Weekend pricing has also been introduced for some high-use DOC huts.
A hunter-led approach to tahr management in planning for South Rakaia/Rangitata.
Shifting control of the conservation estate to iwi could have implications for tourism.
A group of popular Northland tracks have reopened due to actions taken to manage the threat of feral dogs, says the Department of Conservation.
The popular Sunrise Hut and Sunrise Track in the Ruahine Forest Park has reopened to the public, following renovations and improvements to the track.
The Department of Conservation has re-opened the Hacket Track in the Mount Richmond Forest Park in Marlborough, with a temporary trail around a landslip on 13 April.
Public Access New Zealand has launched legal proceedings against Land Information New Zealand to allow for all-year access in the Molesworth reserve in the Marlborough region.
Changes to be implemented from winter, submissions close 21 May.
Parties appear to be working together to avoid conflict, emphasizing process to ensure no surprises.
But areas near urban centres saw strong growth in visitor numbers.
The Department of Conservation has invited the public to have their say on a proposed marine mammal sanctuary that would encompass the entire Bay of Islands.
Waikato’s popular southern section of the Hakarimata Walkway can appeal to wider range of users.
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.