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Media release 22 February 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, feb17, feb2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 22 February 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 22 February 2017 Date:  22 February 2017 Over a series of weekend nights, thieves have stolen campers fees from the campsite honesty box. DOC’s East Coast Operations Manager, John Lucas, says the thefts take advantage of the trustworthiness of most campers. “It’s very disappointing, […]

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Media release 14 February 2017

Published By   /  March 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, feb17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 14 February 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 14 February 2017 Date:  14 February 2017 Kuripapango campsite, Mangatutu campsite, Te Puia Lodge and Robson’s Lodge will all be closed from today until further notice.  These sites have been chosen because they are a higher fire risk than other areas due to the […]

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Rescued whio eggs go full circle with release into Ongarue River

Published By   /  March 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, feb17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whiostory2017  /  Comments Off on Rescued whio eggs go full circle with release into Ongarue River

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Rescued whio eggs go full circle with release into Ongarue River This is the happy ending to an earlier reported story of a whio nest, disturbed by accident at Blackfern Lodge in August. Quick thinking saw the three unbroken eggs whisked to the Otorohanga Kiwi […]

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Media release 10 February 2017

Published By   /  February 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, feb17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 10 February 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 10 February 2017 Read more recent updates. Update: 3.30 pm Around 416 pilot whales stranded near the base of Farewell Spit overnight, of which 250 to 300 were already dead when the whales were discovered. A refloat of over 100 whales took place […]

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Media release 7 February 2017

Published By   /  February 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, feb17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 7 February 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 7 February 2017 Date:  07 February 2017 This number is still of concern given historically there were between 400-600 breeding pairs and the current number is a repeat of last year – the lowest for 25 years. During the monitoring, some consistent issues were […]

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