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The exact cap is still to be determined but local iwi has suggested 800, says DOC.
Operators, businesses and agents accounted for 1.4% of all Great Walks bookings for the 2022-23 season, says DOC.
The Department of Conservation has reopened a section of the Paparoa Track on the West Coast ahead of schedule.
The Department of Conservation has reported the 15th dead Hector’s dolphin around the South Island since November last year.
The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) has conducted a survey of the Kaikōura Canyon to help the Department of Conservation understand more about marine life inside and outside Hikurangi Marine Reserve.
Operators may have a more efficient system to deal with if proposed changes proceed.
Around 80% of the 7,480 Milford Track bookings for the 2022-23 season came from New Zealanders, says the Department of Conservation.
Milford Track booked out in a quarter of an hour this morning after the Department of Conservation opened reservations for its 2022-23 Great Walks season.
The decline has hit DOC in the pocket with revenue from its flagship experiences suffering.
Auckland’s bid to have its volcanic field recognised as a World Heritage site will get a boost from funding for Jobs for Nature initiatives, says the government.
Forest & Bird is taking legal action against the Department of Conservation’s decision to allow a marina developer to displace a little penguin colony at Waiheke Island.
The Department of Conservation has closed a section of the Tangoio Falls in Hawke’s Bay due to recent weather events.
DOC says hunters need to share the backcountry, including huts and tracks, safely and are mindful of others during this season’s roar.
Construction work on the main phase of the Department of Conservation’s Dolomite Point Redevelopment Project at Punakaiki will start next month.
A report into the Department of Conservation’s treatment of Treaty of Waitangi obligations has recommended a major reform of the conservation system and the way DOC works with iwi and hapu.
The Department of Conservation is suspending its requirement for people to be fully vaccinated to use its accommodation, in line with updated public health guidance.
The upgrade of Hump Ridge Track to Great Walk status is underway, with the first spade hitting the ground in Southland this week.
The Department of Conservation has granted authority for Kennedy Point Marina Development Limited to capture, handle and relocate kororā/little blue penguin at the Kennedy Point site.
The Department of Conservation will review public submissions on the proposed marine reserve at Hākaimangō – Matiatia on Waiheke Island.
A dead Hector’s dolphin has been discovered on Christchurch’s New Brighton Beach last Saturday.
So much to see and do in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park, from DOC.
Research into the impacts of tourism on nature has been selected as one of this year’s Te Papa Atawhai Postgraduate Scholarship from the Department of Conservation.
The Department of Conservation will open bookings in April for its huts, lodges and campsites for the 2022-23 season.
The 2,350-hectare marine reserve would span The Department of Conservation is seeking feedback on a proposal to establish a 2350-hectare marine reserve covering Hākaimangō Point to Matiatia Bay.
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Fixed wing aircraft may be incompatible with one of the jewels in NZ’s tourism crown, says one of DOC’s leaders.
The first stage of work in repairing storm damage to the Heaphy Track will begin late next week, the Department of Conservation has confirmed.
The Department of Conservation has closed the Whanganui Journey Great Walk due to confirmed cases of Covid-19 among a group of paddlers.
The Southern Ruahine Kiwi Habitat Restoration Project has officially launched.
Through-trips on the Heaphy Track will not be possible for several months following severe damage caused by torrential rain last week.
The Heaphy Track is closed following torrential rain last week that severely damaged parts of the track.
Air New Zealand has transported three kiwi chicks to their new home on Motuara Island, a predator free island in the Queen Charlotte Sound.
Moves to overhaul conservation legislation over the next four years will help tourism operators work better with the country’s natural resources, says Tourism Industry Aotearoa.
The Department of Conservation says it is preparing to host around 60,000 campers over the summer and is asking people to be respectful and responsible while it works to keep them safe.
The Department of Conservation’s Green Lake Hut hut in Fiordland National Park has been named a location of interest after a visit by a Covid case last weekend.
Unvaccinated people can still use tracks and most of DOC’s toilets but not hut facilities or campgrounds.
Tūhoe says it is investing in a custom-built electric passenger boat, to replace previous water taxis and reduce fuel pollution on Lake Waikaremoana.
Coromandel Ocean Adventures is applying to the Department of Conservation for a marine mammal viewing permit.
A marine mammal sanctuary to protect declining numbers of bottlenose dolphins in the Bay of Island will come into force on 15 December.
The Hakarimata Summit Track in Waikato has re-opened at Covid-19 alert level 2.
The Department of Conservation’s decision to end the waiver for concession fees at the end of this year will force some operators out of business, says the National Party.
Ten new jobs in Dannevirke will be created thanks to $1.78m Jobs for Nature funding.
Visitors to pest-free Hauraki Gulf islands Motuora, Kawau, Tiritiri Matangi, Rangitoto and Motuihe should follow the rules there to protect the wildlife, says the Department of Conservation.
Fullers360 will start sailings to the Hauraki Gulf conservation islands for recreational visitors from tomorrow, Friday 12 November.
“Hugely disappointing, lacking empathy” – industry groups slam the department’s decision to end the support.
A new viewing platform at the Mirror Tarn in Ōpārara Basin near Karamea on the West Coast is open as part of a series of improvements made possible by $5.7m from the Provincial Growth Fund.
Around 95% of Taranaki Crossing routes will be upgraded over summer.
A rare parakeet has been found in an area for the first time since 2006 thanks to a Jobs for Nature project.
A complete moa skeleton in an unfamiliar pose is now on display at the Kauaeranga Visitor Centre in the Coromandel.
The new Lewis Shelter on the Heaphy Track has opened to strong reviews.