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Hide your snacks: Litter & our birds

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Camping, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, FifthEstate1, Food, KB, KB, KEA, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Rubbish, Weka  /  Comments Off on Hide your snacks: Litter & our birds

Source: Department of Conservation When we think of litter, we probably have a pretty solid idea of what that is. Maybe it’s a plastic bag, or a chips packet. What about a drink bottle? Sure. But would you consider tossing your banana peel into the bushes as OK to do because ‘it will biodegrade’? How […]

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Volunteer spotlight: Anaura Bay campsite

By   /  December 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Anaura bay, Camping, christmas, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DJF, Environment, KB, KB, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Recreation, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Volunteer spotlight: Anaura Bay campsite

Source: Department of Conservation Without the passionate volunteers who help DOC in so many ways, we couldn’t deliver the vast array of conservation-based activities that take part across New Zealand’s public conservation lands and waters virtually 24/7.  New Zealanders and our visitors are enriched by outdoor experiences. Volunteers play a vital role for conservation in […]

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The ultimate two-week South Island, New Zealand itinerary

By   /  January 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Camping, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Islands, National parks, Native animals, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand hikes, New Zealand road trip, new zealand walks, Otago, Public Sector, Recreation, Regions, South Island road trip, Southland, Takahē, Walking/hiking/tramping, West Coast, Where to go in New Zealand, Where to go in the South Island  /  Comments Off on The ultimate two-week South Island, New Zealand itinerary

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The ultimate two-week South Island, New Zealand itinerary Planning on visiting our scenic South Island? This two-week road trip itinerary will help you make the most of your visit to the rugged south, and includes some of the best walks and hikes New Zealand has […]

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New Zealand winter hiking tips

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Camping, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, hiking, National parks, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Recreation, Regions, safety, traping, Walking/hiking/tramping, winter  /  Comments Off on New Zealand winter hiking tips

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand winter hiking tips  “The mountain’s not going anywhere. If I play it safe today I can always come back and try again and again” – Sorrel, Ranger, Egmont National Park Visitor Centre Exploring New Zealand’s winter wilderness is an experience like no other. You’ll […]

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Winter at Fletcher Bay campsite

By   /  September 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, Camping, Campsite, Conservation, Coromandel, Department of Conservation, Environment, Fletcher Bay, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Winter at Fletcher Bay campsite

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Winter at Fletcher Bay campsite Over the next few weeks Frederick Church and Ursula Lambert, DOC Camp Managers, will share some of the conservation campsite gems around Northern Coromandel. By Ursula Lambert, DOC Camp Manager Where is the Fletcher Bay campsite and why would anyone […]

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