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Seven days in paradise – a guide to camp hosting in the Abel Tasman

Source: Department of Conservation By Jacqui Irwin, Community Ranger On New Year’s Eve two community rangers were dropped off at Onetahuti Beach in Abel Tasman National...

Hydro power scheme approved on West Coast

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction DOC has approved a small scale hydro power scheme on public conservation land near Whataroa in South Westland. Date:  21 January 2020 DOC has...

Conservation Week winner helps with local conservation efforts

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction A budding conservationist and her mother recently had a unique experience to learn about our local threatened species and directly help...

Help create a scientific snapshot of nature at the Waipātiki BioBlitz

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Locals will have a chance to get hands-on, in a scientific race against the clock at Waipātiki’s BioBlitz at the start...

Plastic bottle found in stomach of emaciated albatross

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction A stomach full of plastic is a likely cause of death to a juvenile toroa/southern royal albatross, an autopsy has found. Date:  16...

Aotea/Great Barrier tracks reopen after kauri dieback upgrades

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Ten walks on Aotea/Great Barrier Island have reopened following essential track upgrades to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease. Date:  16 January...

50 things to do before you’re 12 ¾ – Winners

Source: Department of Conservation Last year we asked Kiwi kids to share their favourite outdoor activities – at the beach, the river, local parks and...

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