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Project Jonah share knowledge with Aotea/Great Barrier Island locals

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, conservation education, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, Marine, marine mammals, New Zealand Government, Project Jonah, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Project Jonah share knowledge with Aotea/Great Barrier Island locals

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Project Jonah share knowledge with Aotea/Great Barrier Island locals By Daren Grover, General Manager, Project Jonah New Zealand. With the theme of this year’s Conservation Week being ‘Love My Backyard’, the team at Project Jonah thought long and hard about how they might promote their […]

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Now what? How to live and breathe Conservation Week

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Now what? How to live and breathe Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Now what? How to live and breathe Conservation Week Conservation Week is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that we stop protecting, growing, nurturing and caring for our nature. Here are ways you can turn Conservation Week into a conservation lifetime. Keep trapping […]

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Top tips for backyard trapping

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Backyard trapping, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, trapping, Traps  /  Comments Off on Top tips for backyard trapping

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Top tips for backyard trapping It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. You can get involved by protecting the native species in your neighborhood with a backyard trap. We’ve talked about how to trap in your backyard, and how to build a […]

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How kiwis are celebrating Conservation Week

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Backyard trapping, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, DOC Threatened Species Ambassador, Environment, New Zealand Government, Nicola Toki, NZ celebrities, Public Sector, trapping  /  Comments Off on How kiwis are celebrating Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: How kiwis are celebrating Conservation Week It’s Conservation Week. Our Threatened Species Ambassador Nicola Toki is taking part by showing her backyard some love, and other New Zealanders are celebrating too. Nicola Toki, DOC Threatened Species Ambassador Hilary Barry is a keen backyard trapper, often […]

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How to build a backyard trapping tunnel

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  #Backyardtrapping, 24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Public Sector, trapping, Volunteers, Wellington/Kapiti  /  Comments Off on How to build a backyard trapping tunnel

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: How to build a backyard trapping tunnel It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. You can get involved by protecting the native species in your neighborhood from rats and mice. To do that you’ll need a trap and a trapping tunnel. A […]

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Second Nature by Nic Toki: Killing with kindness

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Predator Free New Zealand, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Second Nature by Nic Toki: Killing with kindness

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Second Nature by Nic Toki: Killing with kindness By Threatened Species Ambassador, Nicola Toki. As New Zealanders rally our collective efforts in the pursuit of the ‘crazy and ambitious’ goal of a Predator Free New Zealand by 2050, we mustn’t lose our hearts.  In 2003, […]

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Native plants to spruce up your garden

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, gardening, Native plants, native species, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, threatened species  /  Comments Off on Native plants to spruce up your garden

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Native plants to spruce up your garden It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. One of the ways you can get involved is by filling your garden with native plants. New Zealand’s native plants aren’t particularly well known for their pretty, bright-coloured […]

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How to trap in your backyard

By   /  October 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Backyard trapping, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, trapping, Traps  /  Comments Off on How to trap in your backyard

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: How to trap in your backyard It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. You can get involved by protecting the native species in your neighborhood with a backyard trap. One of the best ways you can look after the native birds and […]

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Celebrating Conservation Week

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Central North Island, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, DOC Rangers, Environment, Jobs at DOC, Love my backyard, New Zealand Government, Otago, Public Sector, Regions, Sustainability, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Celebrating Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Celebrating Conservation Week It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October! While we work year round to protect New Zealand’s nature, it’s one week we encourage everyone to get involved in your local community. This week, we’re also celebrating all over the country. Here’s […]

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10 tips for attracting native birds to your garden

By   /  October 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Bellbird, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, Kereru, Koromiko, Native animals, Native plants, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, tree planting, tui  /  Comments Off on 10 tips for attracting native birds to your garden

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 10 tips for attracting native birds to your garden It’s Conservation Week next weekend. One of the ways you can get involved is by protecting the native birds in your backyard. Here are some ways you can do that: Photo: Pseudopanax 1. Plant nectar producing flowers Korimako/bellbirds […]

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How to take part this Conservation Week

By   /  October 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Activities, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, Native animals, Native plants, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Sustainability, volunteering, Volunteers, Walking/hiking/tramping, Weeds  /  Comments Off on How to take part this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: How to take part this Conservation Week It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. Get involved by showing your backyard some love. Here are a few ways you can take part. 1. Get outdoors A great way to show your back yard, and […]

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D-G Direct: An update from Lou Sanson

By   /  September 19, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Director General, Director-General updates, Environment, Kiwibank, Lou Sanson, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on D-G Direct: An update from Lou Sanson

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: D-G Direct: An update from Lou Sanson By Lou Sanson, Director-General Conservation Week Last week, I travelled the country attending our three Conservation Week partner events in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. I was privileged to talk to our partners and hear first-hand their experiences of working […]

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Geocaching in Wellington Harbour

By   /  September 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, geocaching, Matiu Somes Island, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Wellington/Kapiti  /  Comments Off on Geocaching in Wellington Harbour

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Geocaching in Wellington Harbour Ranger Lee Barry headed to Matiu/Somes Island to check on the local geocaches ahead of the National Geocaching Challenge, running during Conservation Week. “Dad! The sparkles on the water look like stars!” And so they do. It’s one of those days […]

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Conservation Week: Exploring the Oparara Basin with my son

By   /  September 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Conservation Week, Family, Green Party, mojo, Mojo Mathers, nature, Opposition News, Politics, river, snail, The Issues, water, whanau  /  Comments Off on Conservation Week: Exploring the Oparara Basin with my son

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Conservation Week: Exploring the Oparara Basin with my son This week is Conservation Week. The overarching theme for Conservation Week is ‘Healthy Nature Healthy People’. It encourages people to become aware of the link between a healthy natural environment and their own health. We all benefit from conservation, so we all must play a […]

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War on Weeds for Conservation Week

By   /  September 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, competition, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, NatureWatchNZ, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, War on Weeds, Weeds  /  Comments Off on War on Weeds for Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: War on Weeds for Conservation Week Help us in the ‘War on Weeds‘ by taking part in a new competition launched especially for Conservation Week. Come join the team and be in to win a prize! Invasive weeds are destroying New Zealand’s unique native plant species. This invasion is transforming the […]

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Conservation volunteering—help nature help you

By   /  September 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, Motutapu Island, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, volunteering, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Conservation volunteering—help nature help you

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Conservation volunteering—help nature help you The theme for Conservation Week is Healthy Nature Healthy People, encouraging people to think about the benefits that nature provides us. Volunteers from the Motutapu Island Restoration Project share their experiences volunteering for conservation. The Motutapu Island Restoration Project is the largest ecological restoration […]

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Conservation Week: 10 Questions with Gareth Hughes

By   /  September 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, blobfish, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, DOC, Green Party, kermadec, Mauis dolphin, Opposition News, Politics, The Issues, waikaremoana  /  Comments Off on Conservation Week: 10 Questions with Gareth Hughes

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Conservation Week: 10 Questions with Gareth Hughes This week is Conservation Week. The overarching theme for Conservation Week is ‘Healthy Nature Healthy People’. It encourages people to become aware of the link between a healthy natural environment and their own health. We all benefit from conservation, so we all must play a part in […]

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Corban’s first geocaching adventure

By   /  September 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Egmont National Park, Environment, Families, geocaching, kids, National parks, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Taranaki  /  Comments Off on Corban’s first geocaching adventure

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Corban’s first geocaching adventure To celebrate Conservation Week DOC has launched the National Geocaching Challenge, an outdoors treasure hunt using GPS to find hidden ‘caches’. One-and-a-half year old Corban and his mum Tracey share his very first geocaching adventure with us. With a clean nappy, a […]

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Happy Conservation Week!

By   /  September 10, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Happy Conservation Week!

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Happy Conservation Week! Happy Conservation Week! Conservation Week (10–18 September) is an annual celebration that encourages all New Zealanders to head outdoors and get involved in conservation. This year DOC is asking people to ‘join the team’ and do their part to help protect our natural environment. The […]

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Photo of the week: Wētāpunga

By   /  September 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, Auckland Zoo, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Photo of the week, Public Sector, weta, wētāpunga  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: Wētāpunga

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: Wētāpunga Today’s photo is of a wētāpunga, a very large insect that, when fully grown, can weigh more than a mouse or sparrow. The species is unique to New Zealand and has only survived on Hauturu-o-Toi/Little Barrier Island on the outer edge of the […]

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