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Seals need rest not rescuing

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, fursealstory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sealionstory2017  /  Comments Off on Seals need rest not rescuing

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Seals need rest not rescuing “This is seal pup season,” says DOC Christchurch Biodiversity Ranger, Jenna Thoms. “We need to let nature take its course, these seals need rest not rescuing.” More seals are coming ashore as New Zealand fur seal pups are weaned from […]

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Sea lion shot on Catlins beach

By   /  October 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sealionstory2017, sep17 compliancestory2017  /  Comments Off on Sea lion shot on Catlins beach

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Sea lion shot on Catlins beach Date:  19 September 2017 Biodiversity ranger Ros Cole says the male sea lion was reported dead on Tautuku Beach on Sunday 10 September.  The shot sea lionImage: DOC “A local vet performed a necropsy confirming what we suspected – the […]

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New plan to protect sea lions

By   /  July 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jul17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sealionstory2017  /  Comments Off on New plan to protect sea lions

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New plan to protect sea lions Date:  03 July 2017 Source:  Office of the Minister for Conservation and the Minister for Primary Industries A new Threat Management Plan released today will help protect endangered New Zealand sea lions, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie […]

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Funding for sea lion Threat Management Plan

By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, may17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sealionstory2017  /  Comments Off on Funding for sea lion Threat Management Plan

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for sea lion Threat Management Plan Date:  10 May 2017 Source:  Offices of the Minister for Primary Industries and Minister of Conservation The Government is to invest $2.8 million over the next four years on a new strategy to manage threats to New Zealand sea lions. […]

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DOC seeks help regarding sea lion death at Jacks Bay

By   /  May 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, apr17, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sealionstory2017  /  Comments Off on DOC seeks help regarding sea lion death at Jacks Bay

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: DOC seeks help regarding sea lion death at Jacks Bay Dead sea lion found on Catlins beach  DOC is urging the public to come forward with information after a male sea lion/rāpoka was discovered with gunshot wounds on a beach in the Catlins. The sea […]

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