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Photo of the week: Kauri snail eggs

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Eggs, Environment, Giant snails, Kauri snails, Native animals, New Zealand, New Zealand animals, New Zealand Government, Northland, Photo of the week, Public Sector, snails  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: Kauri snail eggs

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: Kauri snail eggs Did you know that snails lay eggs? Photo: Gregory Sherley These are the eggs of our native kauri snail. These giant snails can live for 20 years or more, and are very active – for snails. They have been known […]

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Work on Hakarimata Summit Track to start this week

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Work on Hakarimata Summit Track to start this week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Work on Hakarimata Summit Track to start this week It won’t be too long before fitness fans and nature lovers can run up its 1,349 steps again. DOC accepted a quote from a builder yesterday, who has started sourcing materials for the work. “We can […]

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Tongariro National Park Management Plan partial review hearings

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Tongariro National Park Management Plan partial review hearings

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Tongariro National Park Management Plan partial review hearings Date:  23 June 2017 The public was asked to get involved with the Tongariro National Park Management Plan (TNPMP) partial review and they have, with 53 submissions received and 19 submitters speaking to their submissions at the hearings […]

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Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, kiwistory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu Date:  23 June 2017 “Watch out for endangered kiwis wobbling across roads at night”, pleads Tongariro district Kiwi Ranger, Jenny Hayward. “They look a bit like our predator possums but if you see a furry ball scurrying across […]

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Mountain runner conquers weeds

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, volunteerstory2017, waronweedsstory2017  /  Comments Off on Mountain runner conquers weeds

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Mountain runner conquers weeds Runner Jean Beaumont tackling weeds in Colonial Knob/Rangituhi Scenic ReserveImage: DOC  Porirua endurance-runner Jean Beaumont is no stranger to big challenges. 100-mile runs over mountain ranges are her bread and butter. Her next cross-country challenge will require an added task – […]

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Antarctic seal too far from home

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jul17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sealstory2017  /  Comments Off on Antarctic seal too far from home

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Antarctic seal too far from home The unusual visitor was first observed by a resident of Waikawa Beach on Sunday 16 July. On Monday 17 July, marine mammal experts confirmed it was a crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophagus) – very rarely seen around New Zealand. Most crabeater […]

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Saving our modern-day dinosaurs

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, frogsstory2017, jul17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, threatenedspeciesstory2017  /  Comments Off on Saving our modern-day dinosaurs

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Saving our modern-day dinosaurs Archey’s frogs are modern-day dinosaurs. Almost unchanged from its 150 million-year old fossilised relatives, these little battlers are among the world’s oldest frogs and in desperate need of help. And help is now on the way thanks to the Battle for […]

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New ‘Stop the Spread’ signs for Taupō

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jul17, marineprotectionstory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New ‘Stop the Spread’ signs for Taupō

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New ‘Stop the Spread’ signs for Taupō Protecting our waterways from introduced threats like weeds, algae and pest fish was identified as high priority for local agencies at a recent freshwater biosecurity meeting. The group, including the Waikato Regional Council, the Tuwharetoa Māori Trust Board, […]

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World’s rarest wading bird released in Mackenzie Basin

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on World’s rarest wading bird released in Mackenzie Basin

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: World’s rarest wading bird released in Mackenzie Basin 51 black stilt, the world’s rarest wading bird, are being released at Mount Gerald station in the Mackenzie basin today. Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says the birds will add to the 60 released into the Tasman valley […]

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Exploring Brunner Mine

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Brunner Mine, coal mining, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Historic, memorial, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, West Coast  /  Comments Off on Exploring Brunner Mine

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Exploring Brunner Mine Want to understand people better? Visit the places that matter to them. Rebecca O’Brien faces the realities of West Coast life at Brunner Mine… When I was on the West Coast recently, I paid a visit to Brunner Mine Site. I went […]

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Avocados could be good for guts: Plant & Food Research

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Business, Conservation, Consumer Issues, Environment, Plant and Food New Zealand, Press Release, Private Sector  /  Comments Off on Avocados could be good for guts: Plant & Food Research

MIL OSI – Source: Plant and Food New Zealand – Release/Statement Headline: Avocados could be good for guts: Plant & Food Research 21 August 2017 New research shows avocados may be good for gut health, which would be another previously unknNew research shows avocados may be good for gut health, which would be another previously […]

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New black stilt aviary in the Mackenzie Basin

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, kakistory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, threatenedspeciesstory2017  /  Comments Off on New black stilt aviary in the Mackenzie Basin

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New black stilt aviary in the Mackenzie Basin Date:  23 June 2017 Source:  Office of the Minister of Conservation Black stilt/kakīImage: Kiersten McKinley | DOC  Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says a new breeding aviary for the world’s rarest wading bird, the black stilt, is about to be […]

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Fiordland kiwi diaries: Saving Our Iconic Kiwi

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Fiordland kiwi diaries: Saving Our Iconic Kiwi

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland kiwi diaries: Saving Our Iconic Kiwi We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. I’m Tim, a kiwi ranger with DOC in Fiordland. My job is to manage a new project monitoring southern Fiordland […]

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New interpretation for Queen Charlotte Track

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New interpretation for Queen Charlotte Track

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New interpretation for Queen Charlotte Track Date:  22 June 2017 Visitors to the Queen Charlotte Track will now be able to learn more about the area, thanks to series of 15 new interpretation panels that span the length of the 70 km track.  The signs have […]

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WWF Statement on the Death of Wayne Lotter, Co-founder & Chairman, PAMS Foundation

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Environment, NGOs, World Wildlife Fund  /  Comments Off on WWF Statement on the Death of Wayne Lotter, Co-founder & Chairman, PAMS Foundation

MIL OSI – Source: World Wildlife Fund – Release/Statement Headline: WWF Statement on the Death of Wayne Lotter, Co-founder & Chairman, PAMS Foundation Nairobi, August 18, 2017 – World Wildlife Fund (WWF) expresses its profound sadness and outrage on the death of Wayne Lotter, co-founder and chairman, PAMS Foundation in a tragic attack in Dar Es […]

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Cost of 2017 Port Hills fires

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Cost of 2017 Port Hills fires

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Cost of 2017 Port Hills fires The Department of Conservation’s costs in helping fight the Port Hills fires earlier this year have added up to more than $4.5 million, say’s DOC’s Eastern South Island Operations Director, Andy Roberts of Christchurch. “DOC contributed more than $3.5 […]

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Greater fishing opportunities in Lake Taupō

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, nativefishstory, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Greater fishing opportunities in Lake Taupō

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Greater fishing opportunities in Lake Taupō The new fishing season will see some changes to the existing Taupō Fishery regulations as DOC strives to provide better opportunities to help anglers, and families, enjoy this this fantastic fishery. Multiple changes will go into effect when the […]

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Don’t dodge dog access rules

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Don’t dodge dog access rules

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Don’t dodge dog access rules Date:  19 June 2017 Dog owners who walk their furry friends at conservation reserves are being reminded to keep their pets under control. DOC Murihiku operations manager Tony Preston says Southland dog owners are generally very good when it comes to […]

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With love from the Arctic

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Activist Organisations, Conservation, Environment, Greenpeace New Zealand, Lobby Groups, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand NGOs, Press Release  /  Comments Off on With love from the Arctic

MIL OSI – Source: Greenpeace New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: With love from the Arctic Greenpeace kayakers have stopped an oil rig drilling in the Norwegian Arctic. I know, because I’m there right now. My name is Lizzie. I’m a web designer from New Zealand, and I’m here on the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise […]

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Whio numbers on the rise

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  1080, 24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Genesis Energy, National parks, Native animals, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand Government, Partnerships, Public Sector, Whangapeka, whio  /  Comments Off on Whio numbers on the rise

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Whio numbers on the rise Motueka rangers are thrilled with a 48% increase in whio numbers at an intensively managed site in Kahurangi National Park. Ivan and John banding whio. Photo: Leigh Marshall A recent survey of the Wangapeka/Fyfe whio security site in Kahurangi National […]

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