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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Changing radio transmitters

By   /  June 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Haast tokoeka, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Science  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Changing radio transmitters

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Changing radio transmitters We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the thirteenth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim and his team […]

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Southern volunteers show their strength

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Southland, volunteering, volunteering week, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Southern volunteers show their strength

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Southern volunteers show their strength In the depths of the South Island, Jill Hetherington tells a tale of two employees who have brought in 2,000 work days of conservation effort. Although these two individuals are able to report such crazy numbers, these achievements aren’t their own. Thomas […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Back to catching adult kiwi

By   /  April 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Haast tokoeka, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Science  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Back to catching adult kiwi

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Back to catching adult kiwi We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the twelfth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim and […]

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Biodiversity on your doorstep

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, biodiversity, Conservation, data, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, monitoring, Native animals, Native plants, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Biodiversity on your doorstep

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Biodiversity on your doorstep Did you know you can find out what species live near you? Thanks to our new, interactive biodiversity information tool you can explore up to date biodiversity data across New Zealand’s conservation land. Our national biodiversity monitoring programme collects the data […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Nest check for Pegleg and Sinbad Colby

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Haast tokoeka, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Science  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Nest check for Pegleg and Sinbad Colby

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Nest check for Pegleg and Sinbad Colby We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the eleventh in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: First check up of the year

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Haast tokoeka, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Science  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: First check up of the year

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: First check up of the year We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the tenth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim […]

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Blue cod waterslide

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  24/7 News, blue cod, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, Marine, Marine Reserves, Marine science, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions  /  Comments Off on Blue cod waterslide

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Blue cod waterslide Here at DOC we go the extra mile for the species we protect, and sometimes that means creating a bespoke blue cod waterslide. Blue cod Recently one of our marine scientists headed out to Long Island – Kokomohua Marine Reserve to survey the blue […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Five out of five chicks lost

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Haast tokoeka, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions, Science  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Five out of five chicks lost

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Five out of five chicks lost We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the ninth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim […]

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Potting for cod in a Marlborough Sounds marine reserve

By   /  January 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, blue cod, cod potting, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, fish, Islands, Jobs at DOC, Long Island Marine Reserve, Marine, Marine Biology, Marine Reserves, Marine science, Native animals, Nelson/Marlborough, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions  /  Comments Off on Potting for cod in a Marlborough Sounds marine reserve

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Potting for cod in a Marlborough Sounds marine reserve A while back we talked to Tom, a ranger in Akaroa who was working with MPI and NIWA to survey the marine reserves on Banks Peninsula. The survey looked at blue cod numbers in the two […]

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Six reasons not to start backyard trapping

By   /  January 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Auckland, Backyard trapping, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Predator Free New Zealand, predator-free, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Six reasons not to start backyard trapping

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Six reasons not to start backyard trapping Predator Free Ranger Kat Lane recently spent time at the NZ Flower and Garden Show chatting with visitors about backyard trapping. Of the over 1,400 visitors, only 9% were trapping pests in their backyard. These were some of […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Stoat predation and beech-seed funnels

By   /  January 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions, Science, Tokoeka  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Stoat predation and beech-seed funnels

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Stoat predation and beech-seed funnels We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the seventh in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim and […]

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Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Checking on this year’s chicks

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Fiordland, Fiordland Kiwi Diaries, Fiordland National Park, Jobs at DOC, kiwi, National parks, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Regions, Science, Tokoeka  /  Comments Off on Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Checking on this year’s chicks

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Fiordland Kiwi Diaries: Checking on this year’s chicks We caught up with Tim, a ranger on the front lines of the Save Our Iconic Kiwi initiative. This is the sixth in a series following the work he’s doing to save the Fiordland tokoeka (kiwi). Tim and […]

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Celebrating Conservation Week

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Central North Island, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, DOC Rangers, Environment, Jobs at DOC, Love my backyard, New Zealand Government, Otago, Public Sector, Regions, Sustainability, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Celebrating Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Celebrating Conservation Week It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October! While we work year round to protect New Zealand’s nature, it’s one week we encourage everyone to get involved in your local community. This week, we’re also celebrating all over the country. Here’s […]

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Day in the life of a whio ranger

By   /  October 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blue Duck, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC ranger, Environment, Jobs at DOC, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, whio  /  Comments Off on Day in the life of a whio ranger

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Day in the life of a whio ranger Biodiversity Ranger Daniel Sawyers works in the Buller District, which is home to many of our native species, including whio/blue ducks. We asked Daniel about his work with the birds. Daniel with a captured whio Where are […]

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Māori Language Week spotlight: Wendy Evans, Business Support Manager

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jobs, Jobs at DOC, Maori Language Week, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, staff, Te Wiki o te Te Reo Māori  /  Comments Off on Māori Language Week spotlight: Wendy Evans, Business Support Manager

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Language Week spotlight: Wendy Evans, Business Support Manager This week we’re celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori | Māori Language Week 2017. DOC’s Business Support Manager, Wendy Evans shares how Te Reo is woven through her DOC and raranga journey. What is your role? […]

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Reo Journeys: Ben Moorhouse, Outreach and Education Coordinator

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, jobs, Jobs at DOC, Maori Language Week, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, staff, te reo maori  /  Comments Off on Reo Journeys: Ben Moorhouse, Outreach and Education Coordinator

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Reo Journeys: Ben Moorhouse, Outreach and Education Coordinator This week we’re celebrating Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori | Māori Language Week 2017. DOC’s Outreach and Education Coordinator, Ben Moorhouse tells us about his journey learning Te Reo and what it means to him and […]

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A day in the life of our rangers

By   /  July 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, World Ranger Day  /  Comments Off on A day in the life of our rangers

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: A day in the life of our rangers Today is World Ranger Day, a chance to celebrate the amazing things that our hard-working rangers do across Aotearoa all year round. Here’s a snapshot of the wide variety of jobs our rangers do on a daily basis… 6:30am: […]

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Jobs at DOC: Sjaan Bowie, Freshwater technical advisor

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, volunteering, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Jobs at DOC: Sjaan Bowie, Freshwater technical advisor

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Jobs at DOC: Sjaan Bowie, Freshwater technical advisor Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). To celebrate National Volunteer Week today we’re profiling Sjaan Bowie, wearing her […]

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DOC turns 30 celebration cakes

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  #DOCturns30, 24/7 News, 30 years, birthday, celebration, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on DOC turns 30 celebration cakes

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: DOC turns 30 celebration cakes In April DOC is turning 30 and we’ve been celebrating in the best way possible — with cake. Check out some of the creative birthday cakes from around the country and let us know your favourite… On 1 April 1987, DOC was born. To […]

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My memories of DOC on day one

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  #DOCturns30, 24/7 News, 30 years, birthday, celebration, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, West Coast  /  Comments Off on My memories of DOC on day one

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: My memories of DOC on day one In April DOC is turning 30 and we’re celebrating by looking back through the years. Today Communications Advisor Jose Watson shares her memories of her father working for DOC in 1987… I was a nine year old kid, living […]

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