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Leopard seal’s arrival a seasonal reminder

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction The arrival of a leopard seal on a Taranaki beach is a timely reminder of the care people need to take...

Appeal to find skink habitat vandals

Source: Department of Conservation Date:  26 November 2020 The Alborns skink is part of the speckled skink family and is only found at one site near Reefton...

Pilot whales strand on Chatham Islands

Source: Department of Conservation Date:  25 November 2020 In total 97 pilot whales and three dolphins died in the stranding which was notified to DOC staff at...

Community conservation volunteers have taken to the tree-tops to restore Aongatete Forest

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Aongatete Forest Project (AFP), a conservation care group near Katikati, recently carried out an innovative restoration project to transplant indigenous shrubs...

EIT celebrates official opening of Ōtatāra Outdoor Learning Centre

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 1 second ago Invited guests gathered today to celebrate the official opening of the Ōtatāra Outdoor Learning Centre (OOLC)....

Kākā monitoring reveals four-fold population increase

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction A new round of monitoring in a 20-year programme has shown an impressive four-fold increase in the population of kākā in...

DOC urges Kiwis to get outdoors but go prepared

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction This week is Get Outdoors Week and the DOC is joining Recreation Aotearoa and others to call for people to get...

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