Takahē Awareness Month

Source: Department of Conservation April is Takahē Awareness Month, when DOC, Ngāi Tahu, our national partner Fulton Hogan, and the wide network of supporters take...

Banded Dotterel Nesting Season – Finding the near unfindable

Source: Department of Conservation“It sat down, it sat down!” This is the exclamation of an excited birder looking for banded dotterel/pohowera nests. It’s breeding season...

The rediscovery of the takehē – seventy years on

Source: Department of ConservationSeventy years ago today, New Zealand was given a second chance to save a taonga once thought extinct. On 20 November 1948 Invercargill...

The final translocation for Mahia’s shore plover?

MIL OSI - Source: Department of Conservation - Release/StatementHeadline: The final translocation for Mahia’s shore plover?During two weeks in May, seven juvenile shore plover/tūturuatu...

The Sound of Science: Living the high life

MIL OSI - Source: Department of Conservation - Release/StatementHeadline: The Sound of Science: Living the high lifeThe life of a scientist in the Department...

Comeback for curious kea Tiaki

MIL OSI - Source: Department of Conservation - Release/StatementHeadline: Comeback for curious kea TiakiLast month Aoraki/Mt Cook and Te Manahuna/Twizel staff had the privilege...

Takoketai/black petrel survival a story of hope

MIL OSI - Source: Department of Conservation - Release/StatementHeadline: Takoketai/black petrel survival a story of hopeTwo weeks in dense Great Barrier Island forest isn’t...

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