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Warding off the weeds on Mākaro island

By   /  July 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC staff, Environment, Islands, Native plants, New Zealand Government, our work, Public Sector, Weeds, Wellington, Wellington/Kapiti  /  Comments Off on Warding off the weeds on Mākaro island

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Warding off the weeds on Mākaro island Very few people have had the privilege of camping overnight on Wellington’s second largest harbour island – Mākaro/Ward island. In fact, it is usually prohibited to camp on this Scientific Reserve but recently two of our contractors spent […]

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Fighting fires with DOC’s dedicated staff

By   /  September 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Canada wildfires, canterbury, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, DOC staff, Environment, FENZ, fire, Firefighting, Hawke's Bay, National parks, New Zealand Government, Port Hills fires, Public Sector, Regions, Rural Fire Service  /  Comments Off on Fighting fires with DOC’s dedicated staff

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fighting fires with DOC’s dedicated staff Did you know that DOC staff fight fires? This means that many staff are trained to fight fires, and do so on public conservation land when necessary. DOC fire fighters assisting with tussock burn in Nenthorn, Central Otago. Photo: […]

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