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Native geckos rehomed on pest-free island

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, geckostory2017, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Native geckos rehomed on pest-free island

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Native geckos rehomed on pest-free island Eight native lizards received a helping hand from Department of Conservation Director General, Lou Sanson today when they were transferred to Mana Island near Wellington, as part of a GBC Winstone project.  The ngahere geckos will join 28 others […]

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Best breeding season for endangered takahē

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, takahestory17  /  Comments Off on Best breeding season for endangered takahē

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Best breeding season for endangered takahē Conservation Minister Maggie Barry congratulates DOC’s Takahē Recovery Programme, Ngāi Tahu and Fulton Hogan, who are celebrating the best ever breeding season for the critically endangered takahē. “For the third year running chicks have been produced in record numbers, […]

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Community cutting the head off rat problem

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Community cutting the head off rat problem

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Community cutting the head off rat problem Goodnature co-founder Stu Barr, trapping volunteer Jean Stanley and DOC Central Plateau Manager Dave Lumley taking predator control seriously Recently more than 50 volunteers from around the Taupo District gathered together to talk all things predator trapping. They […]

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Eel research in Hikurangi catchment

Published By   /  May 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Eel research in Hikurangi catchment

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Eel research in Hikurangi catchment Surveying eels in the Hikurangi catchmentImage: Abi Monteith | DOC Five Ngāpuhi hapū and NIWA are working together to find out more about juvenile freshwater eels or tuna in streams connecting to the Wairua River in the Hikurangi catchment in […]

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Making Great Island great again

Published By   /  May 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Making Great Island great again

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Making Great Island great again One of the stoats despatched by the Goodnature trap network on Great IslandImage: Mike Butcher © A pioneering venture in Fiordland National Park could provide a breakthrough in how easily and efficiently predator free island sanctuaries are created. In a partnership between […]

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Boost for conservation groups

Published By   /  May 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Boost for conservation groups

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Boost for conservation groups Three Conservation groups from Stewart Island will receive close to $140,000 in funding from the Department of Conservation’s Community Fund this year.  The Stewart Island/Rakiura Community and Environment Trust, the Rakiura Māori Lands Trust, and the Southland Branch New Zealand Deerstalkers […]

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Fundraiser takes a giant step forwards

Published By   /  May 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Fundraiser takes a giant step forwards

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fundraiser takes a giant step forwards Date:  20 March 2017 Rachael Andrews and Marc Williams have got a mountain to climb to raise funds for Homes of Hope, a charitable organisation that support children in foster care (Hiking for Hope fundraising page on Givealittle). The initial fundraising […]

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Sirocco ‘off the grid’ for his birthday

Published By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, kakapostory2017, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Sirocco ‘off the grid’ for his birthday

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Sirocco ‘off the grid’ for his birthday Sirocco has evaded a search on the island by DOC staff this summer after his transmitter failed and will likely be choosing to spend a quiet birthday partying by himself, as is the way of ‘young adult’ kākāpō.  […]

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Predator Free Dunedin MOU signed

Published By   /  May 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Predator Free Dunedin MOU signed

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Predator Free Dunedin MOU signed Date:  16 March 2017 Source:  Office of the Minister of Conservation Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says Dunedin has accelerated its commitment to the Government’s Predator Free 2050 vision with 19 organisations signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today. Prime Minister Bill English […]

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Media release 25 March 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, geckostory2017, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 25 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 25 March 2017 Eight native lizards received a helping hand from Department of Conservation Director General, Lou Sanson today when they were transferred to Mana Island near Wellington, as part of a GBC Winstone project.  The ngahere geckos will join 28 others previously […]

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Media release 23 March 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 23 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 23 March 2017 Date:  23 March 2017 The event was hosted by the Whio Forever partnership between Genesis Energy and the Department of Conservation as part of national Whio Awareness month celebrations. Over 70 children explored the site throughout the day on a nature […]

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Media release 15 March 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whiostory2017  /  Comments Off on Media release 15 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 15 March 2017 Date:  15 March 2017 Keeping whio cool while undergoing health checks is now easier thanks to a generous donation by Taupō business Stevens Electrical Ltd of an air-con’ unit to the whio shed at the Tongariro Trout Centre.  Whio overheat quite […]

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Media release 30 March 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 30 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 30 March 2017 Date:  30 March 2017 The mother whale was discovered stranded on one of the sandy beaches on the island by a tour party aboard the White Island Tours boat Moutohora Cat at around 10 am. Her calf was swimming in the […]

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Media release 31 March 2017

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 31 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 31 March 2017 April the first marks the anniversary of a watershed moment for conservation in New Zealand. Thirty years ago, on 1 April 1987, the Department of Conservation (DOC) was born from the merger of the conservation aspects of the Forest Service, the […]

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Students inspired to look after environment

Published By   /  April 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Students inspired to look after environment

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Students inspired to look after environment A week-long conservation journey learning about tikanga māori and how to strike the balance when making decisions about natural resources ends today for 18 secondary school students and six Waikato University student teachers.  Today also marks the last day […]

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Media release 19 March 2017

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, kakapostory17, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 19 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 19 March 2017 Sirocco has evaded a search on the island by DOC staff this summer after his transmitter failed and will likely be choosing to spend a quiet birthday partying by himself, as is the way of ‘young adult’ kākāpō.  DOC Kākāpō […]

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Media release 16 March 2017

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, robinstory17  /  Comments Off on Media release 16 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 16 March 2017 Date:  16 March 2017 From pre-schoolers to petroleum workers – the Taranaki community is pitching in to bring North Island robin/toutouwai back to Mt Taranaki.   Mealworms are being farmed at over a dozen Taranaki schools, Shell NZ offices and in private […]

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Media release 20 March 2017

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 20 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 20 March 2017 Date:  20 March 2017 Rachael Andrews and Marc Williams have got a mountain to climb to raise funds for Homes of Hope, a charitable organisation that support children in foster care (Hiking for Hope fundraising page on Givealittle). The initial fundraising plan […]

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Media release 22 March 2017

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 22 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 22 March 2017 One of the stoats despatched by the Goodnature trap network on Great IslandImage: Mike Butcher © A pioneering venture in Fiordland National Park could provide a breakthrough in how easily and efficiently predator free island sanctuaries are created. In a partnership between […]

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Hapū and NIWA carrying out eel research in Hikurangi catchment

Published By   /  April 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Hapū and NIWA carrying out eel research in Hikurangi catchment

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Hapū and NIWA carrying out eel research in Hikurangi catchment Surveying eels in the Hikurangi catchmentImage: Abi Monteith | DOC Five Ngāpuhi hapū and NIWA are working together to find out more about juvenile freshwater eels or tuna in streams connecting to the Wairua River […]

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