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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...

Corrections collaboration leads to walk on the wild side

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction A collaboration between the DOC and Ara Poutama Aotearoa/Department of Corrections has resulted in a new boardwalk for an important island...

Queenstown predator trapping workshop “not all guts and gore”

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Queenstowners keen to do their bit for neighbourhood native species will have the opportunity to learn some hands-on skills at a...

First fairy tern eggs impacted by wild weather

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction New Zealand’s rarest endemic bird, the tara iti/New Zealand fairy tern’s first eggs of the season have been impacted by wild...

Tuatara journey up South Island to Marlborough Sounds’ homeland

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Seventy-three tuatara have this week winged their way from Invercargill to their natural home in the Marlborough Sounds. Date:  13 November 2020 The Takapourewa/Stephens...

Giraffe bones, whale meat and monkey skull seized during Operation Thunder

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction Giraffe bones, canned whale meat and a monkey skull were among items seized by the DOC during an international crackdown on...

Vulnerable nesting shorebirds need care from beachgoers

Source: Department of Conservation Introduction With shorebirds now nesting on beaches across the Tamaki region, those spending time on our beautiful shores are urged to be...

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