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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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Media release 10 March 2017

Published By   /  March 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 10 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 10 March 2017 Date:  10 March 2017 The Kauaeranga Valley and adjoining catchments have experienced heavy levels of rainfall in the last four days. Over 500 mm of rain has fallen at the Pinnacles Hut in the last 72 hours with up to 200 […]

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Media release 6 March 2017

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 6 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 6 March 2017 Volunteers Abbey and Ryan helping at the beach clean up Over 50 bags of rubbish were collected from 14 beaches as well as the Taylor River. Rubbish included the typical collection of cans, ropes, fishing lines and bottle tops along […]

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Media release 7 March 2017

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

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 7 March 2017 Date:  07 March 2017 We invite everyone to have their say on the 10-year plan before submissions close at 4 pm on Tuesday 4 April 2017. The boundary of this plan includes some of the most popular recreation areas in the […]

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Media release 8 March 2017

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, mar17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Media release 8 March 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Media release 8 March 2017 Exotic wasps which have the potential to affect visitors enjoying campsites and walking tracks are being targeted using a new and revolutionary wasp bait.  DOC is working with campground managers and volunteers to target wasp populations in ten high-use areas […]

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