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Nelson man sentenced for shooting kea

By   /  October 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, sep17  /  Comments Off on Nelson man sentenced for shooting kea

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Nelson man sentenced for shooting kea Date:  20 September 2017 Robert Derek Aberson of Canaan Road, Takaka Hill, was sentenced to 200 hours’ community service today in the Nelson District Court on a charge of unlawfully hunting or killing absolutely protected wildlife, namely kea, in breach […]

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DOC sends warning to poachers and other lawbreakers

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, aug17, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on DOC sends warning to poachers and other lawbreakers

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: DOC sends warning to poachers and other lawbreakers Date:  03 August 2017 Director General of DOC Lou Sanson is warning poachers and others acting illegally on public conservation land that they now have more chance of getting caught. DOC has unveiled a new National Compliance Strategy […]

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Charged for killing protected wildlife

By   /  September 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, aug17, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Charged for killing protected wildlife

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Charged for killing protected wildlife Date:  01 August 2017 An Auckland man has been charged by the Department of Conservation (DOC) for the shooting of a protected native poaka (pied stilt). Pied stiltImage: Barry Harcourt | DOC DOC first became aware of the matter after being informed […]

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Gone gecko

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, geckostory2017, jul17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Gone gecko

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Gone gecko Date:  20 July 2017 The Marlborough green gecko, Naultinus manukanus, was reported missing on 19 July. The padlock to its terrarium was absent, and marks on the latch point toward this having been forced or cut.   The Marlborough Green Gecko (left). Note grey […]

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Threatened birds disturbed in wildlife refuge

By   /  August 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, blackbilledgullsstory2017, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jul17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, threatenedspeciesstory2017  /  Comments Off on Threatened birds disturbed in wildlife refuge

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Threatened birds disturbed in wildlife refuge Date:  27 July 2017 Rotorua is home to three different gull species of which two are classed as threatened. Black-billed gulls are classed as being ‘nationally critical’ – one step away from extinction and more threatened than kiwi.  Although relatively […]

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Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, kiwistory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Endangered kiwi – hit and run in Raurimu Date:  23 June 2017 “Watch out for endangered kiwis wobbling across roads at night”, pleads Tongariro district Kiwi Ranger, Jenny Hayward. “They look a bit like our predator possums but if you see a furry ball scurrying across […]

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Don’t dodge dog access rules

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Don’t dodge dog access rules

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Don’t dodge dog access rules Date:  19 June 2017 Dog owners who walk their furry friends at conservation reserves are being reminded to keep their pets under control. DOC Murihiku operations manager Tony Preston says Southland dog owners are generally very good when it comes to […]

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Public tip off leads to capture of marine reserve poachers

By   /  August 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jun17, marineprotectionstory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Public tip off leads to capture of marine reserve poachers

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Public tip off leads to capture of marine reserve poachers The work of a keen-eyed bystander led to a dramatic marine reserve poaching apprehension on Wellington’s south coast last month. All marine life in Taputeranga Marine Reserve is absolutely protected under law, so when a […]

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Dog attacks killing kiwi on Kawau Island

By   /  August 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jul17, kiwistory2017, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Dog attacks killing kiwi on Kawau Island

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Dog attacks killing kiwi on Kawau Island Two of the dead kiwi were found in the Kawau Island Historic Reserve, the area of the island managed by DOC. They were found in the Dispute Cove area. One on Copper Mine Track leading to the historic […]

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Hawke’s Bay DOC cracking down on vandalism

By   /  July 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, compliancestory2017, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jul17, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Hawke’s Bay DOC cracking down on vandalism

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Hawke’s Bay DOC cracking down on vandalism Date:  05 July 2017 A Hastings man has been trespassed from the Kaweka Forest Park for driving in an unsafe manner and doing wheelies at the Mangatutu Hot Pools campsite, Department of Conservation Hawkes Bay Operations Manager, Connie Norgate, […]

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