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Less is more for the Coromandel this summer

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction The long-term sustainability of Coromandel camping holidays is being improved by changes to a number of DOC campgrounds; including reducing the...

Hoiho get extra support alongside 168 community conservation groups backing nature

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction The recently crowned Bird of the Year, the hoiho/yellow-eyed penguin, is getting a much needed helping hand alongside more than 168...

Richard Henry’s conservation legacy lives on

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Pioneering conservationist Richard Henry’s crucial contribution to saving our endangered native birds is remembered today, 13 November 2019, the 90th Anniversary...

DOC welcomes new Tauranga SMART Operator

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction DOC welcomes the first North Island business to sign up to the SMART Operator programme. Date:  12 November 2019 The Department of Conservation welcomes...

Family Fun Day to celebrate 20th anniversary of Marine Reserve

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve, DOC and Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve Committee...

Caution urged over rat carcasses on beach

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Dog owners are being urged to keep their dogs off Westport beaches after hundreds of dead rats washed up there in...

Acoustic devices confirm Hector’s and Māui dolphins are present in Taranaki region

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction New research using acoustic underwater monitoring devices has confirmed that Hector’s or Māui dolphins are often present in the Taranaki region. Date:  11...

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